Spatiality and Slavery

On Friday I had the opportunity to sit in on Zephyr Frank’s presentation for the Virtual Cities/Digital Histories symposium.  His work, Terrain of History: Spatial History of Rio de Janeiro, 1840s-1930s, continues to produce beautiful visualizations and analyses.

Spatiality of the Slave Market in Rio

An interactive map that displays the changes in home and status of slaves in Rio.

Property Values and Tinker Locations in Rio in 1870

Property value with tinker location in Rio c. 1870

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