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Enslaved: People of the Historic Slave Trade

Walter Hawthorne, professor of African Hisotry and chair of the Department of History, presented his research on the slave trade to the MSU Board of Trustees on October 27, 2017.

His research focuses on Upper Guinea, the Atlantic, and Brazil, with a particular interest in the history of slavery and the slave trade. He also studies African agricultural practices, religious beliefs, and family structures in the Old and New Worlds.


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