Historical Archaeology and the Slave Ship

  • Jane Webster


This introduction explores the relationship between maritime archaeology and the historical archaeology of the African Diaspora, and discusses the structure and content of this special issue of IJHA, which marks the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the British slave trade in 2007.


Slave ships Wrecks Historical archaeology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Historical StudiesNewcastle UniversityNewcastleUK

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