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Burning of a Barracoon

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection > Slavery

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Burning of a Barracoon

Burning barracoons was one the measures used to impede the slave trade, like here in Mozambique, where the British burned a slave pen located at Keonga. But barracoons shifted from offshore islands to secluded estuaries and inlets that were within the jurisdiction of African states.

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  2. Introduction
  3. National and International Campaigns
  4. The Courts of Mixed Commission
  5. The 'Liberated Africans'
  6. An "Illegal" Repression
  7. Repression of the Slave Trade in Africa
  8. The Failure of Naval Action
  9. The Suppression of the Slave Trade
  10. Bibliography

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