Akan drum

For the classroom

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360 degree and close-up view of the drum

Source: bbc.co.uk

Visit the site http://www.bbc.co.uk/ahistoryoftheworld/objects/iTEvLsbQRxilYjAO5TZ3mA

The slave ship ‘Brookes’


Cross-section and plan of the slave ship ‘Brookes’ of Liverpool; 1789.

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Detail of plan


Detail of the plan of the slave ship ‘Brookes’.

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A slave sale


A slave sale in Charleston, South Carolina; print on paper, 1856.

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Kingdom of Asante

Source: youtube.com

Documentary on the Kingdom of Asante presented by Gus Casely-Hayford.

See this video on youtube.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOExGlwMnw4

The Triangular Slave Trade

Source: bbc.co.uk

Visit the site http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/guides/zy7fr82/revision/1

Transatlantic slave trade

Source: understandingslavery.com

Help from historians on studying the transatlantic slave trade.

Visit the site http://www.understandingslavery.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=327&Itemid=147

Outside the classroom

Here are some relevant museums and sites to visit.

International Slavery Museum, Liverpool

Source: liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

Visit the site http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/ism/

Bristol Slavery Trail

Source: ictoriacountyhistory.ac.uk

Visit the site http://www.victoriacountyhistory.ac.uk/explore/collection/bristol-slavery-trail

Bristol People at M Shed, Bristol

Source: bristolmuseums.org.uk

Visit the site http://www.bristolmuseums.org.uk/m-shed/whats-at/bristol-people/

National Maritime Museum, London

Source: rmg.co.uk

The Atlantic: slavery, trade, empire

Visit the site http://www.rmg.co.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/atlantic-worlds

British Museum

Source: britishmuseum.org

Visit the site http://www.britishmuseum.org

Akan drum