Coast of Slaves (Danish: Slavernes kyst) is a novel by Danish author Thorkild Hansen. It won the Nordic Council's Literature Prize in Slave Coast can mean: the Slave Coast of West Africa; the Dutch Slave Coast · Disambiguation icon. Disambiguation page providing links to articles with similar . Coast of Slaves [Thorkild Hansen, Kari Dako] on mclandscapetrees.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is the third volume in Hansen's classic slave trade.
Coast of Slaves. by Thorkild Hansen. This is the third volume in Hansen's classic slave trade trilogy. When America was discovered and plantations established. Slave Coast, in 18th- and 19th-century history, the section of the coast of the Gulf of Guinea, in Africa, extending approximately from the Volta River in the west to. Extract from Alexander Falconbridge's, 'An Account of the Slave Trade on the Coast of Africa.' In this extract he describes the selling of the slaves in the West.
Once they reached the coast, some captives were taken to slave forts or compounds, where they waited for a slave vessel to arrive. Many of these fortresses still. Later, as the Portuguese explored the coast of Africa, they came upon the Senegal River, and found that they could purchase slaves directly. The slave trade became a well-organised business. The African traders would have slaves to sell to the Europeans at the coast, or could get them on demand. The two principal ports of embarkation for slaves in the region were. Ouidah and Lagos.1 The history of Slave Coast ports such as Ouidah and. Lagos cannot be.