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HIST 150: Transatlantic Slave Trade (Spring 2024)

Finding books in the Catalog

Using the catalog, limit to books and ebooks. 

Try the searches we used earlier to find article.

Since we are no longer in a specialized history database, we may need to add an extra search term, such as Atlantic or History.


Our Catalog included primary sources, so limit the publication date to no earlier than, say, 1985. 

Sample Searches

  • (Cause* OR reasons* OR motiv*) AND (abolish OR abolition) AND "slave trade"
  • Economic* AND "slave trade"
  • Virginia* AND (abolition* OR abolish*) AND "slave trade"​​​​​​​
  • "Social Death" AND "slave Trade"
  • "Slave trade" AND african* AND culture*​​​​​​​
  • "Slave trade" AND (enslaved OR slave* OR african*) AND (revolts OR resistance)
  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​women AND (enslaved OR African) AND "Slave trade"