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an item of personal property; a term used in reference to enslaved people that conveys the idea that they are subhuman, like animals, and therefore may be treated like animals
Among the societies of Senegambia, groups of men and women whom the society initiated into adulthood at the same time
the title of the king of Benin
A settlement in the western Sahara, the site of the main salt-mining center
Along with the moors, warriors who controlled the north-south trans-Saharan trade in salt.
Imported from the Maldives, they served as the medium of exchange in West Africa
Orthodox form of Christianity from Egypt practiced in Ethiopia.
Meaning "people of the coast," the term used for the people living along the East African coast and on nearby islands.
African slaves' voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas, a long and treacherous journey during which slaves endured appalling and often deadly conditions.
A collection or batch of British goods that would be traded for a slave or for a quantity of gold, ivory, or dyewood.
A process for trading goods in which European ships sent boats ashore or invited African dealers to bring traders and slaves out to the ships.