Black Ivory: History of British Slavery by James Walvin; This social history looks at African slavery & the Atlantic slave trade which, in the space of 300 years, transported more than 11m Africans to the Americas & the Caribbean - with millions more dying en route. book shows how the British maritime trade & power were transformed by the Atlantic slave trade, & how ports like Bristol, Liverpool & London grew into international trading centres on the backs of the slaves.
There’s no better way of experiencing the vibrant life of London than to visit a London market. From Borough to Brixton, fishmonger to meat seller, London’s plethora of food markets offer something to suit every visitor’s taste.
"African Slave Trade: 1500-1870" [follow this link for a documentary which explores the history of the slave trade in North America: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/1/post/2012/02/traces-of-the-trade-a-story-from-the-deep-north.html]
This transatlantic trade deal is a full-frontal assault on democracy Brussels has kept quiet about a treaty that would let rapacious companies subvert our laws, rights and national sovereignty. It would grant big business to sue the living daylights out of governments which try to defend their citizens. http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/nov/04/us-trade-deal-full-frontal-assault-on-democracy?CMP=twt_gu
Africans did NOT sell their own people into slavery. My country Ghana was a major Slave Trading Post. I was shocked to read so many people believe Africans sold their own brothers and sisters into slavery. There were 2 types of slave trading in Africa. Arab traders Trans-Saharan and Europeans Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. Criminals condemned to death in various societies for being "Un-African" helped "white strangers" get slaves as servants. Whites turned the criminals into monsters with…
Hundreds of leaked pages from the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) show that the deal could be about to collapse, according to campaigners.
The huge leak – which gives the first full insight into the negotiations – shows that the relationship between Europe and the US are weaker than had been thought and that major divisions remain on some of the agreement’s most central provisions.