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Appendices

Appendix A

Map of West Africa c.1840

Map of West Africa c.1840

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.

 

The Bight of Benin

The Bight of Benin c. 1850

Reprinted from Robert Smith, The Lagos Consulate (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979), xii.

 

OyoEmpire

Old Oyo Empire

 

“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

 


 

 Appendix B

Dynastic Conflict at Lagos

Lagosian ruling family. Numbers represent the order of kingship, dates are their reigns

Lagosian ruling family. Numbers represent the order of kingship, dates are their reigns

Reprinted from Kristin Mann, Slavery and the Birth of an African City (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2007), 45.

 


Appendix C

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

Table1

Table 2. Documented Number of Slave Voyages by Embarkation Region

Table2

Table 3. Documented Number of Slave Voyages by Embarkation Port in the Bight of Benin

Table3

Table 4. Documented Number of Slave Ships Captured by Embarkation Region.

Table4

 

Table 5. Documented Number of Slave Ships Captured by Embarkation Port in the Bight of Benin.

Table5

 


 

 Appendix D

British Palm Oil Imports

 Table 1. Palm Oil Imports into Great Britain

PalmTable

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.

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