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African Slave Trade and Slavery

Syllabus of the Subject: African Slave Trade and Slavery

The Transatlantic African Slave Trade (men, women, and children): a crime against humanity.

1- Introduction to the African Slave Trade.

  1. Role of the UNESCO. Project: Slave Route
  2. Introduction to the African Slave Trade in the Arab-Muslim World
  3. Indian Ocean Trade
  4. Slavery as “institution.”

2- Transatlantic African Slave Trade and Slavery.

  1. Slave Routes
  2. Why the African slaves?
  3. The Transatlantic African Slave Trade and its impact on the African, European, and American socio-economic development

3- Similarities and Differences between the African Slave Trade.

  1. History of Slavery in Africa
  2. Moral dimensions of the African Slave Trade
  3. Transatlantic African Slave Trade
  4. The African Slave Trade from 16th to 18th centuries (General History of Africa - UNESCO)

4- Slave Uprisings

5- Abolition of Slavery

  1. Role of the Quakers, William Wilberforce
  2. The case of the abolition in Santo Domingo
  3. Haitian Revolution
  4. Prohibitions of the slave trade
  5. Abolitionists decrees
  6. End of Slavery
  7. From the abolition of Slavery to Colonisation
  8. Abolition by countries
  9. Abolition of slave trade (UNESCO)
  10. Diaspora Division of the African Union
  11. Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent (United Nations)

6- Post-slavery societies in America (the African Diaspora).

  1. African Diaspora in America
  2. Creation of their identity. Marcus Garvey. Aimé Césaire
  3. Contributions to society: music (jazz), language, sciences, and religion
  4. Racist theories
  5. Socio-psychological consequences

7. Slavery in a globalised World

  1. Conventions prohibiting the Slavery
  2. Supplementary Convention on Abolition of Slavery
  3. Slavery today
  4. New forms of slavery

8- Some personages and institutions related abolitionism

  1. Quakers
  2. Henry David Thoreau
  3. William Wilberforce
  4. Toussaint Louverture
  5. Harriet Tubman
  6. Frederick Douglass
  7. Victor Schoelcher

Sample: African Slave Trade and Slavery
Transatlantic African Slave Trade (Doctorate)

The Subject “African Slave Trade and the Slavery” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Doctorates: African Business, Muslim Markets, American Business, Ethics, Religion & Business
  2. Masters: Business in Africa, Muslim Countries

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Abolition of Slavery. American Quakers were the first to condemn Slavery and slave trade.

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Description (Transatlantic African Slave Trade)

Between 1500 and 1900:

  1. Near four million of African slaves were transported to the Indian Ocean Islands plantations
  2. Near eight millions were exported to the Mediterranean countries

Figures (UNESCO) on the number of deportees (VIII - XIX century): 24 million Africans.

  1. Estimation of the African population (half of the nineteenth century): 100 million Africans
  2. What the African population might have been (half of the nineteenth century): 200 million Africans

African Slave Trade:

  1. African Historical Trafficking: (estimation tens of million Africans)
  2. Muslim Trade (7th - 20th centuries, 8 - 12 million Africans):
    1. Tran-Saharan Trade: Destination to the Maghreb, Egypt, and the Mediterranean region (eight million)
    2. Oriental Trade: Destination
      1. Arabian Peninsula
      2. Indian Ocean Islands (four million)
  3. Transatlantic African Slave Trade:
    1. Organised by the Europeans: Spain - Castile (the founders), the United Kingdom, France, Portugal, the Netherlands, and Denmark. The United States and Brazil
    2. Centuries: 16th - 19th (400 years)
    3. Destination: throughout the Americas and the Caribbean
    4. 12 million Africans

Africans descendants of the Diaspora have largely contributed to the European, American, and the Asian development.

African Civilisation: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Ivory Coast, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Eswatini (Swaziland), Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

EENI African Portal

We Trust in Africa (EENI African Portal)

More information (UNESCO):

  1. Routes of the slave
  2. General History of Africa

African slave routes

African Diaspora

Harriet Tubman (The “Moses of the black people,” Abolitionist)

William Wilberforce (British Abolitionist) struggle against slavery

Frederick Douglass Diaspora

Toussaint Louverture Diaspora

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