National 4 & 5 History: The Atlantic Slave Trade 1770-1807

National 4 & 5 History: The Atlantic Slave Trade 1770-1807

By: Jerry Teale (author), John A. Kerr (series_editor)Paperback

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Provides comprehensive coverage of this topic option for the new National 4 & 5 syllabus and is endorsed by SQA. The National 4 & 5 History series from Hodder Gibson offers six individual textbooks aimed at the most popular options for the new SQA syllabus, to be examined from 2014 onwards. Like all titles in the series, The Atlantic Slave Trade 1770-1807 gives a brief synopsis of each topic and then comprehensive coverage of the four main areas of mandatory content, as well as guidance on assignment writing and assessment procedures for exam practice. Glossary boxes throughout the text offer explanations of newly-introduced concepts and words, and suggestions are offered for further topic exploration beyond the textbook. - One of six textbooks for the most popular options in the National 4 & 5 History syllabus offered by SQA - Highly repected and established editorial and author team - Full colour presentation and motivating text design to encourage student enthusiasm

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Contents

Section 1 Triangular Trade Why were people from West Africa taken to the West Indies? How was the Triangular Trade organised? What was the impact of the Atlantic slave trade on Africa? Was slavery new to Africa? What was Africa like in the 18th century? What part did Africans play in organising the Atlantic slave trade? What were the short-term and long-term effects of the Atlantic slave trade on Africa? Section 2 Britain and the Caribbean What was the impact of the slave trade on Britain? London Bristol Liverpool - Thomas Leyland slave trader Scotland - 'It wisnae us' Section 3 The Captive's Experience and Slave Resistance Capture and embarkation The middle passage Life on the plantations Thomas Thistlewood - Jamaica slave owner Slave resistance Section 4 Abolitionist Campaigns Reasons for the growth of the Abolitionist Movement Methods of the Abolitionists Reasons for the abolition of the slave trade Appendix 1: 'Roots' - myth and reality Appendix 2: Slavery today Glossary Bibliography and further reading Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/09/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781444187151
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 112
  • ID: 9781444187151
  • weight: 330
  • ISBN10: 1444187155

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