Paul Lovejoy talks about building database of biographical information on enslaved Africans

Lovejoy photo Paul Lovejoy, Canada Research Chair in African Diaspora History at York University and past Director of the Tubman Institute, talks about building an international database of biographical information on all enslaved Africans on the Africa Past & Present: The Podcast about African History, Culture, and Politics. He outlines the biographical database’s contribution to the study of slavery, race, and broader themes in global history. This is the first part of a two-part series recorded at the Atlantic Slave Biographies Database Conference at Michigan State University in November 2013.

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