The routes of slave trade in Eastern Europe in the medieval and pre-modern period extended all the way to the Caspian Sea and Central Asia. A recent study completed at the University of Eastern Finland suggests that persons captured during raids into areas which today constitute parts of Finland, the Russian Karelia and the Baltic Countries ended up being sold on these remote trade routes. There was a particular demand for blonde girls and boys who were seen as exotic luxury items, and it was financially beneficial to transport them to the far-away markets. The study by Professor Jukka Korpela was published as a General Article in Russian History, which is a leading journal addressing the history of Russia. The journal publishes only four peer-reviewed General Articles per year.

The numbers of northern people who finally reached the southern markets were not large. The study indicates that out of the thousands of persons kidnapped in the north, only a few hundred–at most–ended up in the Caspian Sea region and Central Asia via the Volgan and Crimean slave markets. Otherwise, slave trade in the Crimea and Volga regions was extensive, and tens of thousands of people were sold into slavery every year. However, the existence of the trade route shows that it was possible, even under primitive conditions, to distribute information about the demand for blonde girls in the far-away markets. The network of those involved in slave trade included men who participated in raids, slave traders and customers representing the leading class of society.

Raids into the north were launched especially from Novgorod, which was well connected to the Crimea and, from there on, to the Caspian Sea and the slave markets of Central Asia. Raids were done by private warlords and princely troops, and they extended all the way to the coasts of the Gulf of Bothnia and Lapland.

The material used in the study consists of chronicles, travelogues and various administrative documents such as tax and land registers, as well as diplomatic reports.

Slave trade in Eastern Europe gradually faded, as the control exercised by the emerging structure of European states became stronger. The spreading of Christianity also caused a decline in slave trade during the medieval period. Slave trade within Europe declined already in the early medieval period, but in regions bordering on Islamic countries, slave trade continued up until the pre-modern period.

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  • Lewis33

    This is the reason a certain group was expelled from country after country, and they’re still up to their old ways in the Ukraine and Belarus.

    • Michael Mason

      The Roman emperor Constantine had to pass a law that explicitly banned the you-know-whos from trying to acquire or sell slaves. Interestingly enough most of the slave ships in the African slave trade were owned by you-know-whos living in the Netherlands.

      • Slave ships were insured by Jewish companies, hence they were “owned” by the Jews. Not really sure how Tatars and Mongols are mixed in with Jews on the subject of slave trading in Eastern Europe.

        • Zaporizhian Sich

          They were involved in it up to their necks in Eastern Europe. That is one of many reasons why many Slavs despise them intensely. That’s why on many occasions mass rapes and mass killings against them took place.

          • William Krapek

            Actually those mass rapes and killings never even happened. That’s another pathological lie.

            Yes there were pograms, but they were never bloody. In once case, for example, Greek merchants raided the store of a “Dutch” watch seller, took all his watches to the streets, and smashed them to bits. Mind you, not a single one of those watches were even stolen. And despite all their lying the contrary, the Russian government was NOT involved in those attacks. In fact they used all the police power they could to round up those Christians and throw them in jail.

            In the case of the watch smashers – and Greek grocers as well – it turns out the “Dutch” had made a killing as war profiteers during the Crimean War and used that extra clout to run their Greek rivals out of business.

          • Zaporizhian Sich

            Not a pathological lie, but fact. And no, I do not believe for a second all whites are angels, some are most definitely the opposite! But the Slavs have good reason to detest them, their hatred of the Jews is not hatred for hate’s sake.

          • You should travel to places in Moldova and Ukraine and see what took place during pogroms and mass killings. The Russian government provoked and encouraged pogroms; they needed Jews to turn attention away from government’s failed policies and find a scapegoat.

          • I lived in Russia for a few years and found out Russians need someone to blame for their problems. Jews were and still are the easiest target in Eastern Europe – other groups would usually fight back with great numbers. If Yeltsin had any Jewish blood in him, Russians would have blamed the Jews for failed democracy in the 90’s.

    • Alexandra1973

      The Jesuits have been expelled from one country after another. Guess the reason–messing around with their governments.

      http://www(dot)globalsecurity(dot)org/military/world/europe/va-jesuits-4.htm

      Sorry, guys, but I for one am more than fed up with the “blame the Jews for everything” nonsense.

    • truthteller

      In other words, those killed were quite ordinary people. In Paris alone, 30 people were executed every day. The Jacobin executioners usually preferred BLONDE victims. In 1903, Lenin proclaimed: “A Russian social democrat must be a Jacobin.”

      —- page 50 Under the Sign of the Scorpion

      /watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=zdw5_J17V9o#t=338 Explains who was behind the “French” revolution

    • bilderbuster

      Now they have their own nation to operate their HQ to run their racket.

  • D.B. Cooper

    This is actually old news, where the term “white slavery” came from. However, whites make poor slaves. they either died out in captivity, or married into the higher caste. Their children, in turn, either married each other, or another white, eventually rising to the top of the ruling class. Rest assured, the average man in Asia would not be able to get one of these prizes.

    Wasn’t there a scene in the 1976 King Kong where the African tribe offered at least half a dozen of their girls as a trade for Jessica Lange?

  • Daniel Schmuhl

    Physical attractiveness is just a social construct used to oppress people of colour. African pygmies and Australian aboriginals can be just as attractive as blondes.

    • David Ashton

      Western slave-owners wanted physical male strength and eastern ones wanted physical female beauty.

      • Bossman

        According to one book that I read, most slave buyers, even in the Americas would’ve preferred young females, pretty if possible. But they got few of that. There was a rigorous selection process going on even before the slaves left Africa. Pretty females would be traded with fellow Muslims and were not shipped across the Atlantic. Another selection process would take place for the females that were shipped, if they were anything worth looking at, then they would be sold for a higher price and be kept in the master’s house in many cases to be sexually abused. After some time when they proved to be rebellious and were no longer attractive, they would be placed in the fields with mostly men and became common whores for the men.

        • David Ashton

          Muslim traders were indeed significantly involved in supplying African slaves to the west.For a fairly balanced summary of gender patterns on the plantations, I have immediately to hand only James Walvin’s “Questioning Slavery” (1997) ch.6, but there may have been substantial revisions (in different directions) based on factual research since then; and on p.176 he notes Ottoman acquisition of slaves for the harems. See also Jeremy Black’s “Slavery: A New Global History” (2011) pp.54-55 & 69-71.

    • D.B. Cooper

      Yeah, yeah, but I’ll pay triple the amount for one Caucasian female, than I would for 100 Asians. Plus, you couldn’t pay me to take 100 African girls off your hands, even for triple the amount.
      I wonder how much our “mysterious buyer” paid for Natalee Holloway?
      If you have a Natalee in your family, you need to be a Liam Neeson, just in case.

      • Einsatzgrenadier

        White women are the world’s most desirable women. No other group of women are as beautiful or as alluring as white women, not even close. Dark skin and dark features are ugly, especially in a woman. The physical attractiveness of the European female is the gold standard by which all physical attractiveness is measured.

        • Michael Mason

          Flat noses are hideous. Generally the closer to the equator you go, the flatter the noses are. Flat noses are for breathing warm air.

      • MikeofAges

        Upon further review, Natalee Holloway almost certainly is deceased. Perhaps she was murdered. Or maybe she drowned. Or maybe she died of alcohol poisoning.

        But the idea of the Arab slavers kidnapping Westerners even into contemporary times is no fairy tale. Some people speculate that some missing girls end up harems.

        Wherever they end up, there is a potential market for missing children. As adoptees. As sex slaves for Western perverts. As sex slaves, harem girls or for other purposes outside of the West. A Western girl brought into that environment at an early age would know no other reality. Eventually she might become a wife to a wealthy husband. Perhaps she could be used as a intelligence operative. A lot of things are possible.

        Boys could suffer various fates. Whatever happened, they also would know no other reality.

        • Alexandra1973

          If she’s not dead she’s likely being shipped around and providing “services.”

          • MikeofAges

            Anything is possible, but I think it is most likely she drowned, maybe in the course of rough play with the guys, or died of an alcohol overdose. Every weekend, millions of post-adolescent youth and young adults go out sleazing around and taking large risks, some of them for the first time. Every weekend, a few of them die. Overdoses. Accidents. Gunshots and stabbings. Fighting. Outright murder. It’s not cosmic, though people try to make it into something cosmic sometimes. No such thing as a safe risk.

          • Alexandra1973

            You’d be surprised (and appalled) at the amount of human trafficking and sexual abuse that goes on. Look up MK-Ultra. I might add that there were congressional hearings on that in the 70s.

      • kikz2

        i blame her idiot parents.

      • r j p

        Attractive White women don’t have to proclaim their beauty,
        and yet we have all heard the phrase “Big Black and Beautiful”
        and “Big Beautiful Woman”.
        What’s beautiful about a fat negro sow?

      • sdzsdfsdf

        Natalee Holloway is not very attractive.

      • gemjunior

        I thought she was murdered? Is there serious new evidence she was sold? I am going to look into it…… it wouldn’t surprise me. Nothing surprises me…

      • bilderbuster

        It would appear that the original suspect, the Van der Sloot punk, murdered Holloway.
        He fled Aruba because he was facing extortion charges after getting $25,000 from the Holloway family telling them he would lead them to her body. He went to Peru and was charged and later convicted of murdering a 21 year old woman there.

    • Kenner

      You need to market those beer goggles.

    • gemjunior

      I agree. I wail with dismay and gnash my teeth when I see my 13 year old daughter, who is a slender, tall girl with hair the color of wheat and a smattering of freckles across her turned up nose, beautiful peaches and cream complexion and I just wonder why, why oh why couldn’t I have had the luck to have had a more “enriched” child like an African once, more authentic? Even an aborigine or Ethiopian skull with skin on it? So much culture. Maybe I can adopt one or at least encourage her to race-mix? Seriously, when I think of Charlize Theron, my palm itches to give her a slap.

  • Luca

    Slavery has existed since prehistoric times and throughout virtually every culture, race, religion and continent. But oddly enough it seems to have only impacted blacks (forever) and of course, this is all the White man’s fault and ONLY the White man’s fault.

    • It’s probably down to who owns the media that’s cranking out all the stories, the Hollywood movies, and the daily articles about slavery, just as they do about gays and about any other Marxist agenda. Less a function of reality, as you seem to indicate, more a function of who’s telling the story.

      In this case, the Jews. *waves at mods*

    • D.B. Cooper

      Maybe they’re the offspring of Ham, or is that too biblical for you?

    • rowingfool

      “Slavery has existed since prehistoric times and throughout virtually every culture, race, religion and continent.”

      Precisely.

      And before the invention, perfection and widespread use of the steam engine, virtually all moving and lifting was done by muscle power, whether human or animal.

      Those who decry slavery as an unmitigated horror lack the capacity to project themselves back in time so that they may see things as they were seen by people who lived then. Five hundred years ago people just accepted that some people worked as draft animals because there was no alternative. It is all too easy to express shock and moral outrage from the easy living provided by our electric motors and gasoline engines, but we are no different than our fore bearers and were we to lose our technology we would quickly lapse back into systems of slavery.

    • Intrep1d

      The difference is slavery by other groups was done in ancient history. Slavery of blacks by Whites was done in the relatively modern era, when people still remember and feel the effects of today.

      • DudeWheresMyCountry?

        The modern era, 200 years ago? The only effects felt today is the futile attempt at egalitarianism and how it makes tribal people feel they can make excuses for their absolute failure at living in civilization.

        • Intrep1d

          Anything after the post-classical period (i.e., the middle ages) is considered modern history. Anything before is ancient history.

          • Jesse_from_Sweden

            The problem is the fact that some things stay in everyone collective conscious due to media and others continual repetition of it.

            There was an abundance of white slavery in North America as well, with children, prostitutes, prisoners and other “undesirables”. But those have all disappeared from everyone collective conscious since no one has anything to gain from bringing it up all the time.

            The grievance industry is keeping the memory of certain events alive, because they stand to gain from it.

            And as long as we continue to give in to their demands and they continue to gain benefits from it, it will continue.
            Do you want to do away with the legacy of slavery?
            If so, transfer it to the history where it belongs.

          • DudeWheresMyCountry?

            I disagree. The Modern Era started with the proliferation of the Industrial Revolution in the 1820s or so. The end of the Napoleonic Era at Waterloo was the last major event prior to the age of iron.

      • Jesse James

        Actually current slavery is usually practiced in Africa and Asia by non-whites against other non-whites. Sometimes immigrants attempt to bring slavery to the United States, like the practice of restavec by Haitians. The top five slave holding nations in the world today in order are 1) India, 2) China, 3) Pakistan, 4) Nigeria and 5) Ethiopia. It is ridiculous to blame whites as somehow being more morally responsible for slavery when it was whites of the British Empire who did more than any other group in history to destroy the global slave trade. If you think that slavery ended in the 19th Century with whites being the last practitioners of chattel slavery then you really don’t know anything about history or current events. The Chinese currently even use their slave prisoners as parts for the global trade in organs, easily surpassing the worst aspects of slavery practiced in the United States. We may have made Toby pick cotton but we never disassembled him to sell his organs to pay for another case of port.

        • Intrep1d

          Ultimately, we’re dealing with the stereotype of the White Racist, something which no other group deals with because they’re interpreting things in the context of broader evidence, including Black Slavery, Nazi Germany, Indian Colonization, Native extermination etc. Simply put, Whites are seen as the worst offender, and because Blacks live among Whites, it’s going to be exploited for what it’s worth, and then some.

          • bilderbuster

            And who, pray tell, uses their media monopoly to propagate this malicious anti White idea on a 24/7 rotation?

          • Intrep1d

            People who couldn’t otherwise do it without the help of Whites themselves.

          • bilderbuster

            They absolutely need sellouts in high places and historically have used what Theodore Herzl described in his book “The Zionist State” as “Our terrible power of the purse” to achieve what they deem as beneficial to their race at the expense of the dominate race they dwell among.
            Preying on human weakness is a skill they are legendary at, hence their expulsions from societies to prevent this unhealthy behavior is just as historical

      • Daniel Schmuhl

        Arab countries didn’t abolish slavery until relatively recently.

        • Jesse_from_Sweden

          And most of them very reluctantly.
          And in several still to this day, these laws are merely paper constructs meant to placate the western world and aren’t really enforced.

        • benvad

          It’s not abolished, it’s still in full force. Just ask any South Asian.

      • Luca

        Perhaps it’s just me, but, I don’t consider 150 years ago to be modern times.
        No one alive today in America can still feel the effects of slavery.

        Whatever happened to my great-great-grandfather, has no effect on me today either.

        • bilderbuster

          That only happens to the decendents of Blacks who had White owners.
          Blacks don’t seem to suffer any ill effects from having had Black or Arab slave owners for thousands of years.

    • bilderbuster

      Everyone of every race has ancestors who were slave owners.
      Whites are the only race who put a stop to the slave trade and we, as an entire race, are the ones who are supposed to feel guilty because a tiny minority of Whites owned African slaves in the US?
      No other race feels a bit guilty about any other peoples their ancestors enslaved.
      I certainly don’t feel any guilt or shame and any White who does makes himself into a laughing stock for all races.

  • ncpride

    I’m betting this information will never become part of a school curriculum, don’t you? After all, the way history is taught these days, Whites have never suffered brutality in any shape or form, and are the perpetual ‘evil ones’….

    • Mason Gull

      American schools usually don’t usually teach about Russia and the rest of Eastern Europe until WWI and the Russian Revolution. There is a greater focus on the Trans-Atlantic slave trade because it actually has to with American history.

      • ncpride

        Regardless, there WAS White slavery in America also, but that is never taught in schools, and I don’t ever expect it to.

        • MikeofAges

          Jim Goad’s “The Redneck Manifesto”. Even if his are sometime wildly inaccurate, and I am sure some of them are, it’s a real eye opener. Stuff I never knew.

          • Who Me?

            Just read the “look inside” section on that on Amazon, and promptly ordered it–now I gotta wait for it to arrive in my mailbox. It looks fascinating, if somewhat uncouth.

          • MikeofAges

            It’s a revelation. Jim Goad is not anti-black either, or anti anybody. He’s just very aware of how everyone who is not rich and connected each gets screwed in his own special way, cooked up just for him and his kind. Or hers.

        • Bossman

          Some poor Germans would sell themselves into slavery so that they could get to America and have a better life but that kind of slavery was a contract for a certain amount of years until the loan was paid off.

          • ncpride

            And if that German was lucky, he wasn’t duped, beaten or worked to death. It’s documented fact that African slaves were considered much more valuable than White ones in America, and were actually treated better.

          • MikeofAges

            Many people would like to believe that indentured servants were treated kind of like au pairs. Perhaps, in the case of a few enlightened families, they were. Often, indentured servants were worked mercilessly. Sometimes, the females were subject to sexual depredations. Who knows what happened to the males. Especially, what happened to an indentured male if he happened to get interested in one of the gentrified women, or one of them in him.

            A man, at least, when his indenture was over, could go out on his own, perhaps eventually start a business. A woman, by the time she was free, might be past the age when she was considered marriageable.

            In early America and through the slavery era, maybe even after that, all really dangerous work was done by whites. Whites were considered expendable by the property and capital class. Black became expendable only after emancipation, though that could be looked at as a dubious consolation.

          • saxonsun

            True, and blacks were always considered more valuable as slaves than whites because they’re physically stronger.

          • bilderbuster

            When the Erie canal was being built many of the original workers were slaves leased from the plantation owners but that became expensive when they died and the slave owners had to be compensated. It became cheaper to bring over more Irish because if they died on the job they just replaced them.

  • frederickdixon

    I doubt if most of these slaves were “kidnapped”. Some certainly would have been taken in raiding for slaves, others would have been prisoners of war, but I suspect that most, as was usually the case everywhere, were surplus children sold by their parents. Sounds heartless, but when you can’t feed your children it’s better to sell one in order to feed the others, and there was also an awareness that even as slaves they stood a chance of advancement which would be impossible at home. The tribes of the Caucasus were still selling their children to the Turks into the 20th century, for those very reasons.

  • Jim Kental

    Most people today are totally unaware of the true history of slavery. To begin with, whites had been taken into slavery for over a millennium before the African “trans-atlantic” slave trade. Thankfully, the Holy Roman Church ended slavery and human sacrifice in Europe, though the Marxists only harp on the few “crimes” the church committed. But for many centuries, Africans and Asians (especially muslims) raided europe for white slaves, especially blonde females. There are countless records of entire towns being kidnapped and taken to Africa or the middle east. And for the transatlantic slave trade, over 95% of the blacks were taken to latin America. But today’s Marxists are too busy degrading and delegitimizing whites, and truth stands in their way.

    • MikeofAges

      Don’t forget, also, that Black African chattel slavery in the Americas was the legacy of British, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch and French imperialism. It was not created by United States on July 5, 1776 just so people would be able to treat as morally blighted forever after, as some people seem to believe.

      • Pro_Whitey

        I think one of the list of complaints in the Declaration of Independence is that the monarchy routinely refused to allow the colonies to regulate and cut down on the slave trade. Perhaps that is another sign of Jared Taylor’s point that much of the anti-slavery attitudes of pre-Civil War Americans originated from a desire to minimize the number of blacks.

      • Adolf Verloc

        And as I recall, far more slaves went to the Caribbean islands and Brazil than went to North America.

        • dcc2379

          Too bad they didn’t all go to any place other than North America. If I would’ve known it would turn out like this, I would’ve picked my own damn cotton.

      • dcc2379

        But Mike, you’re still guilty, because if there had never been slavery, whites would still be like backwards tribal people like all the natives in Africa. Besides, I’ve listened to black history month presentations, and blacks created everything that is good.

        • MikeofAges

          I’ve actually been poor. I can’t have white guilt. It’s not in me.

          • Zaporizhian Sich

            If you have Slavic ancestry, you won’t have it either.

          • MikeofAges

            If nothing else, ideas like white guilt and white privilege are theological ideas. They do not belong in the law.

          • IstvanIN

            Most Hungarians seem to have missed the guilt gene.

        • benvad

          They’re geniuses didn’t you know that?

    • Ella

      Today, you would not take your blonde children (or any fair complexion) down to Mexico or Central America. The father can literally be standing there, and some greasy Latinos will try to make an offer for the daughter to perform sexual acts. Now you have serious kidnapping risks and other problems in Mexico, Caribbean and Central America.

  • I read stories on obscure websites suggesting that Israel today is a center of white slavery, with women from Eastern Europe being the primary victims. The fact is that white women, the fairer the more desirable, are targeted by muds all over the planet to be made into their sex partners, either via prostitution or marriage. Nothing has changed in thousands of years.

    • So CAL Snowman

      Israel is also the center of human organ trafficking. It’s a lovely little country.

      • DudeWheresMyCountry?

        Israel also produces more guns than just about anyone and way more than any comparable country with a similar size and GDP. And more than even the always looking for a good White intellectual property to steal China, Israel does international espionage better than anyone.

    • MikeofAges

      Racketeering is the world’s one constant, and the one profession every race thrives at. That there is trafficking in Eastern European women is not exactly a secret. No surprise if Israel was a center of it either. Israel can be a hard place to make a living. That, the presence of a lot of people who were raised under communism and its aftermath, and the fact that the Eastern Mediterranean always has been the crossroads of the world all would combine make Israel the center of many things. If a government finds profit in tolerating racketeering, it will thrive. Sometimes, gangsters can do the things government cannot do. Often, there is a symbiosis there.

  • DudeWheresMyCountry?

    Whites were enslaved to be prized luxury items. Blacks were enslaved to be farm equipment. Funny how the truth works, this article is revealing how Orientals, subcontinental Indians, Persians and Arabic people who owned slaves preferred White slaves over African slaves and were willing to pay substantially more for blonde hair, blue eyed property over savage African primates. Racism? Nah, just middle ages realism.

    • Zaporizhian Sich

      Not to mention Slavic women were regarded as high end baby machines to these slavers.

      • Ella

        I agree, and the numbers of abducted blonde women who were raped were staggering high.

        • Zaporizhian Sich

          That is why you see blonde and red headed women, and many more with blue, green and gray eyes in Muslim countries such as Turkey and Iraq. Many of them are descendants of Ukrainian or Russian women abducted by Muslim invaders and sold as sex toys to degenerate Sultans. Suleiman the Magnificent favorite wife was a Ukrainian woman. She was however successful in reducing the numbers of her countrymen and women from enslavement. She also never converted to Islam.

    • sdzsdfsdf

      This article makes no mention of orientals and indians. In fact, I don’t think they in their entire histories ever really traded in white slaves.

      • DudeWheresMyCountry?

        Says you.

        • sdzsdfsdf

          What do you base the idea they traded in white slaves on?

          • DudeWheresMyCountry?

            Yes, not a major commodity such as coal, but a valuable and exclusive commodity for the higher castes, wealthy merchants and political elites… such as diamonds. I am not suggesting there was a pipeline, an industry but where there is a demand there will be a supply, so small numbers of the large numbers of Whites captured from Eastern Europe and Central Asia to North Africa made it to the kingdoms beyond the Islamic World and on to East Asia and the Indian Subcontinent. There is an interesting story of a division of a Roman legion that was in Persia fighting The Parthian Empire that was captured. They were offered a choice; fight the enemy of The Parthian Empire in the east… a Chinese kingdom, or die. They chose to fight far to the east, farther into Asia than any Roman soldiers ever traveled. This Roman division was eventually captured by the Chinese and fought for them in China, never to return to The West. Slavery happens.

          • BonV.Vant

            The reality of the muslim slave trade, and it was mentioned in some of the cited posts above, is that virtually all males were castrated .

          • MikeofAges

            Everybody knows that. The idea of choosing to die rather than being taken prisoner is more than a foible. Throughout history, prisoners were enslaved, castrated, forced to fight as expendable foot soldiers, if they had special talents, exploited for them if those were discovered before something else happened, at best ransomed or traded for other prisoners. But who would pay a common man’s ransom and trade away men who might come back to fight against you again? New generations of soldiers always were coming up.

  • dcc2379

    I make sure to point out this fact any time I speak to blacks and slavery is brought up; Thomas Sowell has written that there were more white slaves in history than black slaves. Another great and true point is that the primary African slave traders were black.

    • Einsatzgrenadier

      Don’t forget to remind blacks that the “peculiar institution” was first (legally) established by Anthony Johnson, an American negro:

      According to colonial records, the first slave owner in the United States was a black man.

      Prior to 1655 there were no legal slaves in the colonies, only indentured servants. All masters were required to free their servants after their time was up. Seven years was the limit that an indentured servant could be held. Upon their release they were granted 50 acres of land. This included any Negro purchased from slave traders. Negros were also granted 50 acres upon their release.

      Anthony Johnson was a Negro from modern-day Angola. He was brought to the US to work on a tobacco farm in 1619. In 1622 he was almost killed when Powhatan Indians attacked the farm. 52 out of 57 people on the farm perished in the attack. He married a female black servant while working on the farm.

      When Anthony was released he was legally recognized as a “free Negro” and ran a successful farm. In 1651 he held 250 acres and five black indentured servants. In 1654, it was time for Anthony to release John Casor, a black indentured servant. Instead Anthony told Casor he was extending his time. Casor left and became employed by the free white man Robert Parker.

      Anthony Johnson sued Robert Parker in the Northampton Court in 1654. In 1655, the court ruled that Anthony Johnson could hold John Casor indefinitely. The court gave judicial sanction for blacks to own slave of their own race. Thus Casor became the first permanent slave and Johnson the first slave owner.

      Whites still could not legally hold a black servant as an indefinite slave until 1670. In that year, the colonial assembly passed legislation permitting free whites, blacks, and Indians the right to own blacks as slaves.

      By 1699, the number of free blacks prompted fears of a “Negro insurrection.” Virginia Colonial ordered the repatriation of freed blacks back to Africa. Many blacks sold themselves to white masters so they would not have to go to Africa. This was the first effort to gently repatriate free blacks back to Africa. The modern nations of Sierra Leone and Liberia both originated as colonies of repatriated former black slaves.

      However, black slave owners continued to thrive in the United States.

      By 1830 there were 3,775 black families living in the South who owned black slaves. By 1860 there were about 3,000 slaves owned by black households in the city of New Orleans alone.

      http://topconservativenews(dot)com/2012/03/americas-first-slave-owner-was-a-black-man/

      • dcc2379

        Another great highlight from Orville Vernon Burton’s history, In My House Are Many Mansions, is that free blacks sometimes petitioned to become slaves! Also, if one examines newspapers from 1890-1920, there are regular recorded instances of blacks returning to their plantations to die.

  • Truth Teller

    These routes are well known. Vikings and jews were the slave traders, yes, vikings for anyone who holds to the N. European aryan peoples brotherhood theories. Vikings captured, jews sold.

    • Ahnenerbe

      I’ve only read about Vikings dealing slaves to Muslims, can you cite a source?

      • benvad

        Where did jews come into play? Weren’t they enduring pogroms?

      • saxonsun

        Same here. Some people on this board hate Jews so much, they feel compelled to make stuff up–and they’ll grasp at any straw to prove to themselves that Jews are naturally evil. Pathetic.

        • Glen

          Yep, those anti-Semites are just plain lazy, crazy, and like to make things up out of thin air. Or, perhaps, Google is anti-Semitic and needs a good policing and dose of anti-Hate legislation applied?

          (1) David Ayalon, 1979, ‘On the Eunuchs in Islam’, Jerusalem Studies in Arabic and Islam, Vol. I, pp. 104-105; also see David Ayalon, 1999, ‘Eunuchs, Caliphs and Sultans: A Study of Power Relationships’, 1st Edition, Magnes Press: Jerusalem for a detailed account of the relationship between these slaves (who often became Mamluks and courtesans), the jews who transported them and the Ottoman Sultans.

          (2) Georg Jacob, 1927, ‘Arabische Berichte von Gesandten an Germanische Fürstenhöfe aus dem 9 und 10 Jahrhundert’, 1st Edition, Walter de Gruyter: Berlin, p. 12.

          (3) Ibn Hauqal, 2001, ‘La Configuration de la Terre: Kitab Surat al-Ard’, Vol. 1, 2nd Edition, Maisonneuve Larose: Paris, pp. 109-110.

          (4) Moshe Gil, 1974, ‘The Radhanite Merchants and the Land of Radhan’, Journal of Economic and Social History of the Orient, Vol. 17, pp. 299-328

          (5) Michael Toch, 1994, ‘Jews and Commerce: Medieval Fantasies and Modern Realities’, p. 47 in Michael Toch, 2003, ‘Peasants and Jews in Medieval Germany’, 1st Edition, Ashgate: Burlington

          • Glen

            For the convenience of those with the seeming inability to use the well-known anti-Semitic search engine, Google:

            Ibn-Kordadhbeh states:

            ‘What comes from the Western sea is the khadam Saqalib and Rumi and Frankish and Lombard boy-slaves, and Rumi and Andalusian slave-girls.’ (1)

            While Ibh Yakub confirms:

            ‘The Rus and the Slavs come from the city of Krakow to Prague with merchandise, which originates in the lands of the Mohammedan Turks, and has been sold to them by Jews and Turks for coins and commodities of slaves, tin and various different furs.’ (2)

            This is then clarified by another 10th century Arab source Ibn Hauqal who states:

            ‘All Saqaliba [Slavic eunuchs] found on the surface of the earth come from Spain. They are subjected to castration in that country: that operation is performed by Jewish merchants.’ (3)

            Now having mentioned these Arab statements about the slave trade: we should clarify that Ibn-Kordadhbeh is talking about the dominance of ‘Radhanite merchants’ whom have definitely been identified as having been jewish tribe. (4)

            But of course, these are Arab sources which are automatically suspect. Why? Because Arabs are anti-semitic, dontcha know? I mean, Good Grief! Look at the Middle East!

          • Ahnenerbe

            Thanks for the info. Regarding jews and muslims relations, jews preferred to live in muslim societies than Christian Kingdoms centuries ago.

        • BonV.Vant

          Well, sources were cited, I guess those “anti-semites” weren’t making anything up. There is nothing unbelievable about a merchant minority selling humans as slaves, especially when slavery is condoned by their religious texts .There are laws about the proper treatment of slaves in the old testament. When will the brainwashing wear off so that people will stop having the programmed reflex to reject anyone who says anything negative about the jews? Why are they supposed to be the only people in history that never did anything bad, but were always the innocent victims of others? THIS idea about them being totally innocent is laughably unrealistic.

    • benvad

      They were ruthless bastards.

  • Truth Teller

    The Turks ventured as far as Iceland and Greenland looking for fair slaves.

  • WR_the_realist

    When do we get our reparations?

  • Ahnenerbe

    ”The spreading of Christianity also caused a decline in slave trade during the medieval period.”
    In Feudal Europe the peasants were slaves to the Kings, Lords and Knights. Also they were practically slaves to the Church

  • JackKrak

    Every race on the planet had some experience as buyers, sellers or getting-solders for thousands of years but only African slavery for about 250 years is supposed to be synonymous with the term “slavery”.

    Oh, and let’s forget these facts too –

    -90% of the slaves brought to the New World ended up somewhere besides what LATER became the US (next point). Why doesn’t Brazil bear this cross?
    -the slaves came to what was then the British Empire. Slaves were in the US for nearly 200 years before there was a US. Why doesn’t the UK bear this cross?
    -the slaves were sold by their African brothers and Arab neighbors. Why don’t they bear this cross?
    -the Spanish shipped about as many slaves to their colonies. Why don’t they bear this cross?

    No, no – it’s better to blame the country that lost 600,000 white men 75 years after it became to nation to end slavery. Yeah, that’s better.

    • benvad

      The reason is that American were the only ones to believe this nonsense. Large jewish population to reinforce guilt & blame.

      The goal of Judaism is to heal the world (tikkun olam), so better to start in the country where they have some influence. Like Russia with Bolshevism in the early 1900s.

    • paul marchand

      About 597,000 slaves imported to US from 1600s to 1860.
      There are 40 million blacks in the US today.
      The number of murders committed by blacks in the US from 1860 to today is almost 500,000.
      The number of slave-man-years to free-man-years ratio is about 1 to 30 (due to duration of slavery and expanded population).

  • RHG

    As a blonde haired man, i demand my reparation.

  • Brutus

    “…in regions bordering on Islamic countries, slave trade continued up until the pre-modern period.” Actually, it continued openly well into the twentieth century.

  • BonV.Vant

    I live in a world where white slavery has always existed. It’s present form in the US is called the Federal Government and it’s Welfare program. White privilege was only ever a myth. When whites have been able to escape slavery by others, they do fantastically well for themselves. I guess the fruits of freedom for white’s are called “privilege”

  • Christine Schaeffer

    An interesting read is “The Lords of the Seas. a History of the Barbary Corsairs”, by Alan Jamieson. What are today’s Left-tard college professors teaching young people about the medieval history of slavery and serfdom? Let’s see how many American college students know anything about the history of the corsairs,