5. Major regions and ports involved in the trans-Atlantic slave trade, all years

Jan. 1, 2022, 12:51 p.m.

David Eltis

Robert W. Woodruff Professor Emeritus of History

David Richardson

Former Director of the Wilberforce Institute

Introductory Maps

Few commercial centers in the Atlantic world were untouched by the slave trade, and all the major ports had strong connections with the traffic.