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Slaving gave rise to a division of labor in which the business of capture, maintenance, and overland transport of slaves was in African hands, while Europeans took charge of transoceanic transport, the "seasoning" or breaking in of slaves, and their eventual distribution.


Chapter 7, The Slave Trade, p. 229. - Europe and the People Without History

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Slaving gave rise to a division of labor in which the business of capture, maintenance, and overland transport of slaves was in African hands, while...

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Slaving gave rise to a division of labor in which the business of capture, maintenance, and overland transport of slaves was in African hands, while...

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Slaving gave rise to a division of labor in which the business of capture, maintenance, and overland transport of slaves was in African hands, while...

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Slaving gave rise to a division of labor in which the business of capture, maintenance, and overland transport of slaves was in African hands, while...