Sub-subject: The African Slave Trade and the Slavery. Syllabus:
The Transatlantic African Slave Trade (men, women, and children): a crime against the humanity.
1- Introduction to the African Slave Trade.
- The role of the UNESCO. The project: the Route of the Slave
- Introduction to the African Slave Trade in the Arab-Muslim World
- Trade in the Indian Ocean
- The Slavery as “institution.”
2- The Transatlantic African Slave Trade and the Slavery.
- Routes of the slave
- Why the African slaves?
- The Transatlantic African Slave Trade and its impact on African, European, and American socio-economic development
3- Similarities and Differences between the African Slave Trade.
- History of the Slavery in Africa
- Moral dimensions of the African Slave Trade
- Transatlantic African Slave Trade
- African Slave Trade from the 16th to the 18th centuries (General History of Africa - UNESCO)
4- Uprisings of the slaves.
5- Abolition of slavery
- The role of Quakers, William Wilberforce
- Case of the abolition in Santo Domingo
- Haitian Revolution
- Prohibitions of the slave trade
- Abolitionists decrees
- End of the Slavery
- From the abolition of slavery to the Colonisation
- Abolition by countries.
- Abolition of the slave trade (UNESCO)
- Diaspora Division of the African Union
- Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent (United Nations)
6- Post-slavery societies in America (African Diaspora).
- African Diaspora in America
- Creation of their identity. Marcus Garvey. Aimé
- Contributions to society: music (jazz), language, sciences, and religion
- Racist theories
- Socio-psychological consequences
7. Slavery in a globalised World.
- Conventions prohibiting the Slavery
- Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery
- Slavery today
- New forms of slavery
8- Some personages and institutions regarding abolitionism
- Henry David Thoreau
- William Wilberforce
- Toussaint Louverture
- Harriet Tubman
- Frederick Douglass
- Victor Schoelcher
Sample of the sub-subject: African Slave Trade and the Slavery
Sub-Subject Description (Transatlantic African Slave Trade).
Between 1500 and 1900:
- Near four million of African slaves were transported to plantations in the Indian Ocean Islands
- Near eight millions were exported to the countries of the Mediterranean region
Figures (UNESCO) on the number of deportees (VIII - XIX century): 24
- Estimation of the African population (half of the nineteenth
century): 100 million Africans
- What the African population might have been (half of the nineteenth
century): 200 million Africans
African Slave Trade:
- African Historical Trafficking: (estimation tens
of millions of Africans)
- Muslim Trade (7th - 20th centuries, 8 - 12 millions of Africans):
- Transaharian Trade: Destination to the Maghreb, Egypt, and the region of the Mediterranean (eight million)
- Oriental Trade: Destination
- The Arabian Peninsula
- The Islands of the Indian Ocean (four million)
- Transatlantic African Slave Trade:
- Organised by the Europeans: Spain - Castile (the founders), the United Kingdom, France, Portugal, the
Netherlands, and Denmark. The United States and Brazil.
- Centuries: 16th - 19th (400 years)
- Destination: throughout the Americas and the Caribbean
- 12 millions of Africans
The descendants of Africans of the Diaspora they have largely contributed to the European, American, and Asian development
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More information (UNESCO):
Routes of the slave
- General History of Africa