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The Slave Ship; A Human History by  Marcus Rediker - Hardcover - Reprint - 2007 - from Dave Shoots, Bookseller and Biblio.com

The Slave Ship; A Human History

by Rediker, Marcus

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


London: Viking/ Penguin, 2007 Maroon paper boards backed in black. An estimated 12.4 million souls comprised the innocent victims of the slave trade over about 400 years. 434 pp.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Jeffrey L. Ward, et al. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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.




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