Annotated Bibliography


Dow, Frances George. Slave Ships and Slaving. Salem, Mass: The Marine Research Society, 1927. This book discusses the Middle Passage and provides information on different slave ships bound for England and America in the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries.

Edwards, Paul. ed. Equiano's Travels. Great Britain: Bookprint Limited,1967. This book tells of an African abducted form his homeland who traveled the middle passage and experienced life as a slave in England.

Greenidge, C.W.W. Slavery. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1958. This book analyzes African slavery and present day forms of slavery. The main focus is on Anti-Slavery Movements and laws that helped to end slavery.

Howard, Thomas.ed, Black Voyage. Boston Toronto, 1971. A collective of eyewitness accounts of the Atlantic slave trade. It includes the viewpoints of slaves, masters as well as those who were not directly involved.

Macinnes, C.M.. England and Slavery. Great Britain: Arrowsmith, 1934. This book documents many aspects of the slave trade in England form 1750-1807.

Mackenze-Grieve. English Slave Trade. Rutmam & Co. LTD, 1941. This book discusses the Slave Trade and Plantation Slavery as well as the Middle Passage and detailed accounts of typical lives of slaves. 

Porter, Dale. The Abolition of the Slave Trade in England. Archon Books, 1970. Shillington, Kevin. History of Africa. New York, NY, 1989. A exhaustive history Africa from early civilization to modernization. It includes, cultural, geographical, and social information.

Shyllon, F.O.. Black Slaves in Britain. London: Oxford University Press, 1974. 184-209. This book discusses the lives of the slaves on the Middle Passage, and the incidents surrounding the Slave Ship Zong. 

Tattersfield, Nigel. The Forgotten Trade. Great Britain: Butler and Tanner, Ltd., 1991. 141-154. This book gives an account of the Slave Trade from the Minor Ports of England and includes the log of the Daniel and Henry Slave Ship. 

Walvin, James. Black Ivory. Washington, D.C. : Howard University Press, 1992.  This book gives an in-depth analyzes of slavery including how slaves rested, their working lives, the rebellion and the anti-slavery movement.

Weskett, John. A Complete Digest of the Laws, Theory and Practice of Insurance. London: Oxford University Press, 1781. p.525. This Book gives the laws of the Slave Trade in the area of insurance claims.