The Slave Ship

The Slave Ship

A Human History

Audiobook CD - 2007 | Unabridged.
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Charts the history of slave ships, their crews, and their enslaved passengers, documenting such stories as those of a young kidnapped African whose slavery is witnessed firsthand by a horrified priest from a neighboring tribe responsible for the slave's capture.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, CT] : Tantor, c2007.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781400104796
1400104793
Characteristics: 11 sound discs (ca. 13 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Drummond, David (Narrator)
Contents: Introduction
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
Illustration sources and credits.
Summary: Charts the history of slave ships, their crews, and their enslaved passengers, documenting such stories as those of a young kidnapped African whose slavery is witnessed firsthand by a horrified priest from a neighboring tribe responsible for the slave's capture.

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