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The Slave Ship: A Human History
The Slave Ship A Human History
Author: Marcus Rediker
The missing link in the chain of American slavery — For three centuries slave ships carted millions of people from the coasts of Africa across the Atlantic to the Americas. Much is known of the slave trade and the American plantation system, but little of the ships that made it all possible. In The Slave Ship, award-winning historia...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780670018239
ISBN-10: 0670018236
Publication Date: 10/4/2007
Pages: 448
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Publisher: Viking Adult
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
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Not at all what I thought it would be. If he had left out some of the dimensions, perhaps I wouldn't have felt like I was reading a description of Noah's ark. I was expecting a much more moving account. Left me feeling like there must be something wrong with me. Every other book about slavery I've read has made me cry. This one nearly bored me to tears.
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