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The slave ship : a human history

In 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
eBook, English, 2014
Penguin Books, New York, 2014
1 online resource
9781440620843, 1440620849
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