The Slave Ship: A Human History

The Slave Ship: A Human History Author Marcus Rediker
ISBN-10 0143114255
ISBN-13 9780143114253
Year 2008-09-30
Pages 448
Language English
Publisher Penguin Books
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Masterly Adam Hochschild The New York Times Book ReviewIn this widely praised history of an infamous institution award winning scholar Marcus Rediker shines a light into the darkest corners of the British and American slave ships of the eighteenth century Drawing on thirty years of research in maritime archives court records diaries and firsthand accounts The Slave Ship is riveting and sobering in its revelations reconstructing in chilling detail a world nearly lost to history the floating dungeons at the forefront of the birth of African American culture

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