Slave ships and slaving

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Negro History Press, Jan 1, 1927 - Social Science - 349 pages
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Extraordinary collection of commentaries by ships' doctors and captains, as well as written testimonies for a parliamentary committee investigating the slave trade. Accounts relate horrifying events and conditions: the holding pens or "factories," living conditions aboard ships, mutinies and their suppression, and more. 54 period engravings and other illustrations accompany the grim record.

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User Review  - untraveller - LibraryThing

The book is nearly 90 years old and from a bit of a different time and I get that. Its value would have been greatly enhanced, however, with a worthwhile map. Although reasonably familiar w/ the area ... Read full review

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User Review  - bcquinnsmom - LibraryThing

George Francis Dow put this book together actually in 1927; this version is a Dover Reprint (thank God for Dover for publishing long-forgotten books!). What it is is an examination of the slave trade ... Read full review


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