“Germans were also involved in the international slave trade. For a short time, they were the most successful traffickers on the Atlantic Ocean. Based on new and surprising research findings, this documentary, made in cooperation with the German Historical Museum, shows early modern human trafficking using Brandenburg-Prussia as an example.”(from the film’s description)

Sold Souls. The Great Elector and the Slaves | Gorch Pieken / Christian Schumacher | D | 2004 | Documentary | 70 min.

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