The Slave Ship

Written By Marcus Rediker
The Slave Ship
  • Publsiher : Penguin
  • Release : 04 October 2007
  • ISBN : 1440620849
  • Pages : 448 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 4 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Slave Ship written by Marcus Rediker which was release on 04 October 2007, this book published by Penguin. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: “Masterly.”—Adam Hochschild, The New York Times Book Review 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.

The Slave Ship

The Slave Ship
  • Author : Marcus Rediker
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2007-10-04
  • Total pages : 448
  • ISBN : 1440620849
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Summary : “Masterly.”—Adam Hochschild, The New York Times Book Review 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 ...

The Voyage of the Slave Ship Hare

The Voyage of the Slave Ship Hare
  • Author : Sean M. Kelley
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release Date : 2016-02-23
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 1440620849
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Summary : From 1754 to 1755, the slave ship Hare completed a journey from Newport, Rhode Island, to Sierra Leone and back to the United States—a journey that transformed more than seventy Africans into commodities, condemning some to death and the rest to a life of bondage in North America. In this engaging ...

Dreams of Africa in Alabama

Dreams of Africa in Alabama
  • Author : Sylviane A. Diouf
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 2007-03-09
  • Total pages : 340
  • ISBN : 1440620849
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Summary : Reconstructs the lives of 110 men, women, and children from Benin and Nigeria who arrived in Alabama in 1860, deported to the United States as slaves more than fifty years after the abolition of the international slave trade....

The Slave Ship Fredensborg

The Slave Ship Fredensborg
  • Author : Leif Svalesen,Karin Barber
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 243
  • ISBN : 1440620849
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Summary : Provides details of life aboard the Danish slave ship Fredensborg, which sank off the coast of Norway in 1768....

Voyage of The Slave Ship

Voyage of The Slave Ship
  • Author : Stephen J. May
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2014-05-19
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 1440620849
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Summary : Set against the backdrop of the Atlantic slave trade, this book traces the development, exhibition and final disposition of one of J.M.W. Turner’s greatest and most memorable paintings. Queen Victoria’s reign (1837–1901) in Great Britain produced unprecedented wealth and luxury. For artists and writers this period was ...

Committed to Memory

Committed to Memory
  • Author : Cheryl Finley
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-07-03
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1440620849
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Summary : How an eighteenth-century engraving of the slave ship became a cultural icon of black resistance, identity, and remembrance One of the most iconic images of slavery is a schematic wood engraving depicting the human cargo hold of a slave ship. First published by British abolitionists in 1788, it exposed this widespread ...

The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Making of AfricaTown USA

The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Making of AfricaTown  USA
  • Author : Natalie S. Robertson
  • Publisher : Praeger Pub Text
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1440620849
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Summary : Shows how African captives endured capture, imprisonment, the middle passage, and slavery in America only to persevere and found a free and still-vibrant community in America....

The Slave Ship Wanderer

The Slave Ship Wanderer
  • Author : Tom Henderson Wells
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 2009-07-01
  • Total pages : 116
  • ISBN : 1440620849
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Summary : Published in 1967, The Slave Ship Wanderer details the journey of the elegant yacht that was used to secretly land a cargo of 400 enslaved Africans off the coast of Jekyll Island, Georgia, in 1859. It was the last successful large-scale importation of slaves into the United States, and it was done in ...

The Slave Ship Memory and the Origin of Modernity

The Slave Ship  Memory and the Origin of Modernity
  • Author : Martyn Hudson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-05-15
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 1440620849
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Summary : Traces; slave names, the islands and cities into which we are born, our musics and rhythms, our genetic compositions, our stories of our lost utopias and the atrocities inflicted upon our ancestors, by our ancestors, the social structure of our cities, the nature of our diasporas, the scars inflicted by ...

From Slave Ship to Freedom Road

From Slave Ship to Freedom Road
  • Author : Julius Lester,Rod Brown
  • Publisher : Puffin
  • Release Date : 1999-12-01
  • Total pages : 48
  • ISBN : 1440620849
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Summary : Filled with brilliant illustrations, a comprehensive study discusses the history of slavery in America, from its beginning through the Civil War, and tells of the great struggles slaves had to face, the difficulties they had to overcome, and the many heroic attempts made by those who wished to be free. ...

Amistad

Amistad
  • Author : Pat McKissack
  • Publisher : Penguin Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 48
  • ISBN : 1440620849
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Summary : Tells the story of the slave ship, the Amistad, on which hundreds of kidnapped Africans revolted in order to regain their freedom....

The Slave Trade

The Slave Trade
  • Author : Hugh Thomas
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-04-16
  • Total pages : 912
  • ISBN : 1440620849
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Summary : After many years of research, award-winning historian Hugh Thomas portrays, in a balanced account, the complete history of the slave trade. Beginning with the first Portuguese slaving expeditions, he describes and analyzes the rise of one of the largest and most elaborate maritime and commercial ventures in all of history. ...

The Case of the Slave Ship Amistad

The Case of the Slave Ship Amistad
  • Author : Mary Cable
  • Publisher : New Word City
  • Release Date : 2017-09-04
  • Total pages : 220
  • ISBN : 1440620849
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Summary : In August 1839, what appeared to be a listless pirate ship, unidentified by any flag, was spotted off the North Atlantic coast of the United States. On board were thirty barely clad black men, armed with cutlasses, and two white men - Spanish slave owners with an incredible story to tell. ...

The Slave Ship Fredensborg

The Slave Ship Fredensborg
  • Author : Leif Svalesen
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 243
  • ISBN : 1440620849
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Summary : "This is an illustrated story of a typical slave ship and its last voyage on the triangular trade between Denmark-Norway, the Gold Coast in Africa, and the islands of St. Thomas and St. Croix. The wreck of the Fredensborg was discovered off the coast of Norway in 1974, more than 200 years ...

Slave Ship

Slave Ship
  • Author : K. W. Jeter
  • Publisher : Spectra
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 324
  • ISBN : 1440620849
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Summary : The bounty hunters introduced in "Shadows of the Empire", and who returned in "The Mandalorian Armor", come to life in this compelling new novel as Boba Fett battles a conspiracy, Bossk struggles to rule the other bounty hunters, and Kuat fights the maneuverings of Prince Xizor....