Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 March 2010

312 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195376180

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The Diary of Antera Duke, an Eighteenth-Century African Slave Trader

Stephen D. Behrendt, A.J.H. Latham, and David Northrup

Written by a major African merchant at the height of Calabar's overseas commerce, Antera Duke's diary provides valuable information on Old Calabar's economic activity both with other African businessmen and with European ship captains who arrived to trade for slaves, produce and provisions. The publication of this volume will mark the first publicly available edition of this valuable primary source in over fifty years.


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