By: BURNSIDE, MADELEINE (TEXT); ROBOTHAM, ROSEMARIE (EDITOR); WEST, CORNEL (FOREWORD).
Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York: 1997.:
Edition: First Printing.
Seller ID: 49650X1
Condition: Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. There is a slight tear in the dustjacket.
Presents the first general-interest history of the early years of the slave trade.Told in part from the decks and the cargo hold of a single merchant slaver, this powerful and fascinating story covers a period that has heretofore been largely the territory of scholars - the late seventeenth century, when the slave trade began a period of explosive growth. Describes the story of the largest forced migration in human hstory, with a powerful text that personalizes the experience of slavery in the most gripping way. Richly illustrated with artifacts found in the wreck of the Henrietta Marie along... View More...