The Portuguese African Slave Trade and the Making of the Atlantic, 1450–1650

Thursday, January 4, 2018: 9:00 PM
Palladian Ballroom (Omni Shoreham)
Dale W. Tomich, Binghamton University, State University of New York
This paper will examine the role of the Portuguese in construction the Trans-Atlantic slave trade and the role of the slave trade in the making of the Atlantic as a geo-historical space.