General Overview

This period in Africa saw a great shift fr
Areas of Major Slave Exports
Areas of Major Slave Exports
om Islamic trade and intermixing to a more present European influence. This European presence was most famous for providing new opportunities for expansion of slavery from it’s starting point in Africa. With this new expansion of slavery, social structures developed and transformed through the period. During this period, we see two major societies emerge, the Asante and Dahomy Society. Each society varies in its makeup and views of slavery.


Slavery in this region during this time period, accounted for a large percent of the Development and Transformation of Social Structures. In each society, slavery is discussed at length, as slaves and slave trade was one of the most important changes, both socially and economically.