The Slave Ship
A Human History
By (author) Marcus Rediker
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Slave Ship by Marcus Rediker
Book DescriptionIn 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780143114253
(212mm x 139mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Penguin USA
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Marcus Rediker
Outlaws of the Atlantic, Hardback (September 2014)
Gripping maritime history from below with pirates and escaped slaves.
Many-Headed Hydra, Paperback (November 2012)
A fascinating investigation into the stories of the forgotten revolutionaries of the Atlantic.
Slave Ship, Paperback (September 2008)» View all books by Marcus Rediker
The human drama of the slave trade told from a new perspective, from the decks of the slave ship
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