The Transatlantic Slave Trade, 1601 to 1870


The Transatlantic Slave Trade


This map shows the impact of the slave trade from 1601 to 1870 in North and South America.
Bar graphs are found within the map to indicate how slaves were sold in 4 different sets of years in each colony.


Oxford Atlas of World History, Oxford University Press, 1999. General Editor Patrick K. O’Brien. (p. 126)


Map copyright © Philip’s, a division of Octopus Publishing Group Ltd.
Source: Philip’s Atlas of World History

Used under license from Octopus Publishing Group.


This map is one in a series of maps selected from the Oxford Atlas of World History.

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Openness to Trade 1980
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