Oceanography and the Slave Trade

Contributor: John Wesley Wiggins, Tamara Pico

This set of GeoContext slides contextualizes the research resulting in better understanding of the trade winds and other oceanographic phenomena within the economic motivations of slavery justified by racist and colonialist beliefs. Each slide is accompanied by notes in Powerpoint (not visible in preview) and additional information in the companion guide.

Preview the slides below:

GeoContext - Oceanography and the Slave Trade Slides
Click to view


Download files:

GeoContext - Oceanography and the Slave Trade Slides (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 5.1MB Nov4 21)

GeoContext - Oceanography and the Slave Trade Companion Guide (Acrobat (PDF) 128kB Nov4 21)

New TTE Logo Small

Oceanography resources from across Teach the Earth »

Key Resources:

Join the Community:

or Search
Advertisement