Resources

Olaudah Equiano
Glasgow City Archives and Special Collections
Drama for schools

Patrice Baldwin; Primary Drama Handbook
Donna Brandes and Howard Phillips;Gamesters’ Handbook
Joe Winston and Miles Tandy;Beginning Drama 4 – 11
Judith Ackroyd and Jo Boulton; Drama Lessons for 5 – 11 Year Olds

The Slave Trade

African writers, 1700/1800s
Ottobah Cuguano; Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil and Wicked Traffic of Slavery..; 1787; reprinted 1969
Olaudah Equiano; The Interesting Narrative..; 1789; reprints 1988; 2006
King, Sandhu, Walvin, Girdham;Ignatius Sancho, An African Man of Letters; 1997
Harriet Jacobs; Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl; 1862

Scotland
Iain Whyte; Scotland and the Abolition of Black Slavery 1756-1838; 2006
Geoff Palmer; The Enlightenment Abolished; 2007

Britain
James Walvin; The Trader, the Owner, the Slave: Parallel Lives; 2007
James Walvin; A Short History of Slavery; 2007
Hugh Thomas; History of the Atlantic Slave Trade 1440 -1870; 2006
Simon Schama; Rough Crossing; 2005

Painting, Poetry, Letters

J.M.W. Turner (1775 – 1851)
Painting (oil on canvas)
Slavers throwing overboard the Dead and Dying - Typhoon Coming On
(‘The Slave Ship'); exhibited 1840
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
www.tate.org.uk/collection/
(Go to: Search the Collection:Turner/Slavers Throwing Overboard…)

Robert Burns
Complete Poems (many different editions)
The Slave's Lament; written 1792
Letters (different editions)

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