Part of an excellent new Black History series from a British author, this title examines Britain's participation in the transatlantic slave trade, the impact of slave trading on the countries of Africa and the lives of the enslaved Africans after their transportation abroad . It also discusses slavery in other parts of the world both in ancient times and in the present day. The format is one of short chapters with a variety of texts, personal testimonies and visual materials. There is also a timeline, glossary, bibliography and list of websites for further research. New in paperback.