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The slave ship : a human history Book
Book | Penguin Books, New York : c2008.

  • 1 of 1 Copy Available at Libraries in Niagara Cooperative
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Grimsby 306.362 Red Non-fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Available

For more than three centuries, slave ships carried millions of people from the coasts of Africa to the New World. Here, award-winning historian Rediker creates a detailed history of these vessels and the human drama acted out on their decks.

  • ISBN: 9780143114253
  • Physical Description: 434 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps.print
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, c2008.
  • Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-415) and index.
  • Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Life, death, and terror in the slave trade -- The evolution of the slave ship -- African paths to the middle passage -- Olaudah Equiano : astonishment and terror -- James Field Stanfield and the floating dungeon -- John Newton and the peaceful kingdom -- The captain's own hell -- The sailor's vast machine -- From captives to shipmates -- The long voyage of the slave ship Brooks -- Epilogue: endless passage.

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