- Added a fifth volume to the Codex: Oceans Between: Rates, Routes & Roots of Bondage. On the business of slaving, Atlantic routes of the slave trade, and maritime histories of the Atlantic world.
- Suggested Reading: Stephanie E. Smallwood, Saltwater Slavery: A Middle Passage From Africa to American Diaspora (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007); Sowande Mustakeem. “‘She Must Go Overboard & Shall Go Overboard:’ Diseased Bodies and the Spectacle of Murder At Sea.” Atlantic Studies 8, no. 3 (2011): 301-16; David Eltis and David Richardson, Atlas of the Transatlantic Slave Trade (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2010).
- Suggested Resources: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database
- Changed theme on Free Women of Color to “Booky.” Customized the fonts (Courier New, Garamond). The Tumblr now has the feel of a catalog…or a finding aid.
Image Credit: Slave shackles, date unknown. Anthony Tibbles (ed.), as shown on www.slaveryimages.org, compiled by Jerome Handler and Michael Tuite, and sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and the University of Virginia Library. (Click image for details)Transatlantic Slavery: Against Human Dignity (London: HMSO, 1994), p. 154, fig. 140.