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The slave ship : a human history / Marcus Rediker.

By: Rediker, Marcus Buford.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Viking, c2007Description: 434 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780670018239 :; 0670018236 :.Subject(s): Slave trade -- Africa -- History | Slaves | Merchant mariners | Race relationsDDC classification: 306.3/62096 Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
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 -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-415) and index.

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 -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index.

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