Reprinted from Christopher Lloyd, The Navy and the Slave Trade: the Suppression of the African Slave Trade in the Nineteenth Century (London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1949), 13.
Reprinted from Robert Smith, The Lagos Consulate (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979), xii.
“A Brief History of the Old Oyo Empire” http://www.alaafin-oyo.org/main/the-oyo-empire/history/a-brief-history-of-the-old-oyo-empire
Dynastic Conflict at Lagos
Reprinted from Kristin Mann, Slavery and the Birth of an African City (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2007), 45.
Statistics of the Atlantic Slave Trade
Source: David Elits, The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database, http://www.slavevoyages.org
Table 1. Estimated Number of Slaves by Embarkation Region
Table 2. Documented Number of Slave Voyages by Embarkation Region
Table 3. Documented Number of Slave Voyages by Embarkation Port in the Bight of Benin
Table 4. Documented Number of Slave Ships Captured by Embarkation Region.
Table 5. Documented Number of Slave Ships Captured by Embarkation Port in the Bight of Benin.
British Palm Oil Imports
Table 1. Palm Oil Imports into Great Britain
Source: Martin Lynn, Commerce and Economic Change in West Africa: The Palm Oil Trade in the Nineteenth Century (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997), 14, 30, 112, 113.