Mar. 25 Commemorates End of Transatlantic Slave Trade

In December 2007, the United Nations General Assembly designated March 25th as an annual International Day for the Commemoration of the Two-Hundredth Anniversary of the Abolition of the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

Economic growth... book's coverYou can research this topic at your University’s Library. A search of the Library Catalog would find materials such as the Congressional committee hearing Legacy of the trans-Atlantic slave trade (2nd-floor US documents collection Y 4.J 89/1:110-63) and Economic growth and the ending of the transatlantic slave trade (3rd-floor Main Collection HT1162 .E48 1987). Search the Library’s article databases to find Encyclopedia of World Slavery coverarticles such as “The U.S. transatlantic slave trade, 1644-1867: An assessment” in Civil War History (2008, vol.54, no.4, pp. 347-378). Use Reference Universe to identify reference works to consult, such as The Historical encyclopedia of world slavery (2nd-floor Reference Collection HT861 .H57 1997).

Among web sites of interest are:

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I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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