From The Archive: The Unanswered Question

James Walvin praises Arnold Whitridge's study of the Atlantic slave trade, first published in History Today in 1958

How Arnold Whitridge's article appeared in 1958. Click on the image for a printable PDF versionArnold Whitridge’s handsomely crafted essay, though more than 50 years old, stands up remarkably well when set against the current scholarship of the Atlantic slave trade. Indeed in many respects it is a prophetic article raising a number of critical issues which have formed the core of recent studies of the subject.

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