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The slave ship : a human history / Marcus Rediker.

Rediker, Marcus. (Author). Drummond, David (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main CDBOOK 306.3 RED (Text) 36803000729355 CD BOOK Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver AUDIO CD 306.362 RED (Text) 34304000716004 Adult - Audiobook Available -
Union Co PL - Liberty CDB 306.3 Red (Text) 34194000972779 CDB Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781400104796
  • ISBN: 1400104793
  • Physical Description: 11 audio discs (approximately 13 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [Old Saybrook, CT] : Tantor, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Compact disc.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by David Drummond.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Slave trade > Africa > History.
Slaves.
Merchant mariners.
Race relations.

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