The Highland Slave Owners in 17th Century South America

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Highland slave owners were acquiring vast riches in South America during the 17th Century given their direct links with the Dutch Empire, it has emerged.

Dr David Worthington, head of the Centre of History at the University of Highlands and Islands, has researched links between Highlanders and the former Dutch colony of Suriname dating back to the late 1600s.

Period20 Feb 2019

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