“A Short Account of the African Slave Trade”

Robert Norris. From Memoirs of the Reign of Bossa Ahádee, King of Dahomy, an Inland Country of Guiney. To Which Are Added, the Author's Journey to Abomey, the Capital; and a Short Account of the African Slave Trade, 1789.

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Robert Norris was an English slave trader who operated in Dahomey, a powerful West African kingdom. In this passage, he implicitly defends the trade through his representation of Dahomey society.

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Item Type Book Section
Title A Short Account of the African Slave Trade
Short Title Account of African Slave Trade, 1789
Book Title Memoirs of the Reign of Bossa Ahádee, King of Dahomy, an Inland Country of Guiney. To Which Are Added, the Author's Journey to Abomey, the Capital; and a Short Account of the African Slave Trade
Place of Publication London
Publisher W. Lowndes
Creator Robert Norris
Publication Date 1789
Pages pp. 157–159
Call Number F 765 .634
Location General Collections 2nd floor