Paths of the Atlantic Slave Trade: Chapter 9: Women Merchants and Slave Depots: Saint-Louis, Senegal, and St. Mary’s, Madagascar

A depiction of a Senegalese signare by Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur In the ninth chapter of Paths of the Atlantic Slave Trade: Interactions, Identities, and Images, Wendy Wilson-Fall examines eighteenth-century Afro-Creole women traders, a subject neglected by scholars. Known as in-betweens, collaborators, and sometimes symbols of Westernization, creolization, and amalgamation in West African and Indian… Continue reading Paths of the Atlantic Slave Trade: Chapter 9: Women Merchants and Slave Depots: Saint-Louis, Senegal, and St. Mary’s, Madagascar