Attitudes to Slavery: Texts and Sources

As many as twelve million persons have been estimated as being taken on ships from the African coastline in the Atlantic Slave Trade. These pages look through the eyes of commentators, critics and defenders of the institution of slavery. This introductory page show a perspective from the United States on the trade. In the Attitudes to Slavery: Texts and Sources section the following are links to pages concerning:

Islam and slavery

Asante attitudes to slavery

European attitudes to slavery

Christianity and attitudes to slavery

African-British writers and attitudes to slavery

African attitudes to slavery

Slavery today alive in the world of today

See also the web discussion thread on African involvement in the slave trade shown in the ISSUES section on this site.

Reason for remorse?