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VIDEO: 2011 Anisfield-Wolf Winner David Eltis Speaks On His Groundbreaking Work, “Atlas of the Transatlantic Slave Trade”

David Eltis, Woodruff Professor of History at Emory University, along with his co-author David Richardson, has complied one of the most exhaustive works on the subject of the Atlantic slave trade. Their ground-breaking work was turned into the website,, where visitors can get estimates of the slave trade, research African names, and get detailed maps regarding the passage of slaves from one country to another. Check out this short clip for more information on the project.

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