23 results found for: subject:"Slave trade--History"

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1956

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

'History of the African Slave Trade' Fall 1956 syllabus

New York (N.Y.) - Outlining the topics of the ten lectures to be given at his Fall 1956 course on the History of the African Slave Trade.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Apr. 12

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Arthur S. Fairchild

Atlanta (Ga.) - Responding to a previous letter; explaining that the name "Canga" was taken from a list of Maroon Chiefs, and no further information was provided. Adding that Fairchild might want to contact Rayford Logan for more help.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 July 1

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Helen Boardman

Atlanta (Ga.) - Suggests a book by H. A. Wyndham to consult for historical information about the slave trade and provides some general background.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Jan. 8

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

The winds of time

Chicago (Ill.) - From Du Bois's Chicago Defender column. Concerning the history of the British slave trade.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Oct. 17

Smelser, Marshall

Letter from Marshall Smelser to W. E. B. Du Bois

Notre Dame (Ind.) - Seeking general advice on his forthcoming study of the maritime slave trade and briefly describing his professional and publication history.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Nov. 4

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. Andrew Simmons

New York (N.Y.) - Per his query on the history of the maritime slave trade (mums312-b122-i199), referring him to "the best recent work... on the subject," Eric Williams's "Capitalism and Slavery."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Dec. 3

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ruth Anna Fisher

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerns proposed collaboration on book about the Royal African Companies. Discusses his views of economic, political, and cultural impact of slave trade, especially on capitalism. Mentions his Socialist and Marxist leanings.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 July 31

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

WOR Broadcast

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of statement given on the Martha Deane radio show on the reluctance to historically remember the African slave trade.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Oct. 31

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

The African slave trade

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of speech telling the history of the African slave trade worldwide and how it was used to build up the world economy.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov. 7

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Colonial imperialism

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of speech reviewing the history of the slave trade and European colonial rule and how the two world wars are changing the face of the world economic atmosphere.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers