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From capture to sale [electronic resource] : the Portuguese slave trade to Spanish South America in the early seventeenth century / by Linda A. Newson, Susie Minchin.

By: Newson, Linda A.
Contributor(s): Minchin, Susie.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Atlantic world (Leiden, Netherlands): v. 12.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007Description: 1 online resource (xii, 372 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9789047419365 (electronic bk.); 9047419367 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Slave trade -- Portugal -- History -- 17th century | Slave trade -- South America -- History -- 17th century | Electronic books | Esclaves -- Commerce -- Portugal -- Histoire -- 17e si�ecle | Esclaves -- Commerce -- Am�erique du Sud -- Histoire -- 17e si�ecle | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Slavery | Slavenhandel | Portugal | Zuid-Amerika | Sklavenhandel | Portugal | Lateinamerika | Geschichte 1600-1635Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: From capture to sale.DDC classification: 306.3/620946909032 Other classification: 15.59 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
A bureaucratic business -- The acquisition of slaves -- Time on the coast -- The middle passage -- In the barracoons of Cartagena -- The final passage -- Slave doctors, surgeons and popular healers -- Medicines and mortality.
Summary: Based on private papers of Portuguese slave traders, this book provides insight into the diet, health and medical care of slaves during their journey from Africa to Peru in the early seventeenth century. It is well illustrated and contains over thirty tables and seven appendices.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-355) and index.

A bureaucratic business -- The acquisition of slaves -- Time on the coast -- The middle passage -- In the barracoons of Cartagena -- The final passage -- Slave doctors, surgeons and popular healers -- Medicines and mortality.

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Based on private papers of Portuguese slave traders, this book provides insight into the diet, health and medical care of slaves during their journey from Africa to Peru in the early seventeenth century. It is well illustrated and contains over thirty tables and seven appendices.

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