Oop, I’m afraid I’ve had to shut off comments on this one- I can’t be seeing white supremacists every time I open my channel page. Thanks for understanding!
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*Sources and further reading*
Two good primers on the transatlantic slave trade as a whole:
Thomas, H. 1997. The Slave Trade: History of the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1440-1870.
Walvin, J. 2011. The Slave Trade.
Four books written by actual enslaved people. All are out-of-copyright and available on the internet for free and cheaply in print:
Equiano, O. The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano.
Prince, M. The History of Mary Prince, A West Indian Slave.
Sancho, I. Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African.
Wheatley, P. Complete Writings.
The Legacies of British Slave-ownership database: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/
Letter by Elizabeth I: https://tinyurl.com/3durzh9c
National Museums Liverpool. The transatlantic slave trade: Europe. https://tinyurl.com/yjxw6m29
Runaway Advertisements database: https://tinyurl.com/yrkpmu5m
Newman, S. et al. Runaway Slaves in Britain: “For Sale” Advertisements. https://tinyurl.com/uhshcs
Osguthorpe, C., trans. 1928. William of Malmesbury, The Vita Wulfstani of William of Malmesbury, ed. Reginald R. Darlington
Mtubani, C. D. V. 1983. African Slaves and English Law.
The National Museum of Denmark. The Abolition of Slavery in 1848. https://tinyurl.com/fw2t3ykt
Ignatius Sancho’s voting record: https://tinyurl.com/3sf4b7sy
The Governor of Jamaica’s announcement to enslaved people upon abolition: https://tinyurl.com/967f3da8
Indentured servitude: https://tinyurl.com/3mevf4cd
The “Irish slaves” meme: Hogan, L. 2017. All of my work on the “Irish slaves” meme (2015-’20) https://tinyurl.com/yxevvd5y
Amend, A. 2016. How the Myth of “Irish slaves” Became a Favorite Meme of Racists Online. https://tinyurl.com/af4m87aw
Michael Hoffman: Anti-Defamation League, 2019. Despite YouTube Policy Update, Anti-Semitic, White Supremacist Channels Remain. https://tinyurl.com/m384cwns
The Middle Passage: Rediker, M. 2007. The Slave Ship.
Intra-African Slavery: Nwokeji, G. (2011). Slavery in Non-Islamic West Africa, 1420–1820. In D. Eltis & S. Engerman (Eds.), The Cambridge World History of Slavery (The Cambridge World History of Slavery, pp. 81-110).
Lovejoy, P. (1989). The Impact of the Atlantic Slave Trade on Africa: A Review of the Literature. The Journal of African History, 30(3), 365-394. Retrieved February 7, 2021, from http://www.jstor.org/stable/182914
02:47 What is the Triangle Trade?
07:06 Did we have slaves in the UK?
12:56 Why weren’t the plantations in Africa?
14:24 What about all the good stuff Britain did?
21:10 It was normal back then though, right?
22:46 What about the Irish?
28:43 Didn’t the Africans enslave their own people?
32:22 Why do you have to keep bringing up old history?