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Black jacks : African American seamen in the age of sail

Author: W Jeffrey Bolster
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1998, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aiming to reveal the role sailors played in helping forge new identities for black people in America and how they actively contributed to the Atlantic maritime culture, this book traces the history  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Jeffrey Bolster
ISBN: 0674076273 9780674076273
OCLC Number: 40949788
Description: viii, 310 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Other Titles: African American seamen in the age of sail
Responsibility: W. Jeffrey Bolster.

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"Black Jacks" places sailors of color squarely at the center of Atlantic maritime culture. W. Jeffrey Bolster deserves our thanks for recovering an exciting, essential chapter in African-American Read more...

 
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