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Olaudah Equiano's Travels

This map shows the route of Equiano's many travels throughout his long career at sea.
It clearly demonstrates that he was unusually well-travelled for his time.

 

Map of Equiano's travels

 

The map was prepared by Miles Ogborn, a historical geographer at Queen Mary, University of London. It was drawn by Edward Oliver, a cartographer in the same department. The map is discussed in greater detail in Miles Ogborn's article 'Global historical geographies, 1500-1800' in B.J. Graham and C. Nash (eds) Modern Historical Geographies (Harlow: Longman, 2000).

 

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