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Try the Internet African History Sourcebook - This is a list of primary source material compiled by Fordham University. The sources start with Africa origins through modern Africa.

The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record - This website contains over 1,200 images of various aspects of the slave trade, including contemporaneous drawings of the capture in Africa, the Middle Passage, and life in the Americas.

Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database - This site contains information on over 35,000 slaving voyages throughout the entire world. The site, which includes interactive maps, provides information on specific slave ships; estimates of the numbers of enslaved people brought from specific parts of Africa to specific parts of the Americas; and an African names database as well as several scholarly essays which analyze the data.

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