- Words: 720
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: Black Studies
- Paper #: 65662371
Their attention did not extend to the slaves themselves, however.
As much as ten to thirty percent of slaves transported across the Atlantic along the middle passage of the triangular journey perished, but the slave trade flourished in Europe just the same (Williams and Palmer, 133). Disease, complete immobility, lack of space and fresh air, and sometimes even a lack of food and water, claimed many victims along the journey,