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International Studies 499: From Slavery to Freedom

Dr. Ian Stewart, Fall 2018

Background info & Some primary sources

Find Sources in the Library

The following Library of Congress Subject Terms can be combined with keywords like "source," "document," "letters," "diaries" to identify printed primary sources in the library. There are many others.  Consult your librarian to learn more.

  • Antislavery movements
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Plantation life
  • Slave insurrections
  • Slave narratives
  • Slave Trade
  • Slavery (you can add a country) History
  • Slavery in literature
  • Slaves -- Emancipation
  • Slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc.
  • Slaves -- Religious life
  • Slaves -- Writings
  • Women slaves

Trans-atlantic Slavery: Open On-line Primary Sources