The Origins of the British Slave Trade: Human Capital
Slaves and Commodities
- Between 1701 and 1810: 500,000 Africans brought to Southern Colonies
- 3 to 4 million Africans brought to the Caribbean in the same period
- Between 1601 and 1870, 9.2 million people transported, of 11 million captured
Slaves as Commodities
- Between 1752 and 1762, Jamaica alone imports 71,000 enslaved people.