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Saltwater slavery : a middle passage from Africa to American diaspora

Author: Stephanie E Smallwood
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st Harvard University Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Stephanie Smallwood offers a penetrating look at the process of enslavement from its African origins through the Middle Passage and into the American slave market. Her story in animated by deep research and gives us a startingly graphic experience of the slave trade from the vantage point of the slaves themselves.
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Smallwood, Stephanie E.
Saltwater slavery.
Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)221175553
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie E Smallwood
ISBN: 9780674043770 0674043774
OCLC Number: 436298967
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Awards: Winner of the Frederick Douglass Book Prize.
Description: 1 online resource (273 pages)
Contents: The Gold Coast and the Atlantic market in people --
Turning African captives into Atlantic commodities --
The political economy of the slave ship --
The anomalous intimacies of the slave cargo --
The living dead aboard the slave ship at sea --
Turning Atlantic commodities into American slaves --
Life and death in Diaspora.
Responsibility: Stephanie E. Smallwood.

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Stephanie Smallwood offers a penetrating look at the process of enslavement from its African origins through the Middle Passage and into the American slave market. Her story in animated by deep research and gives us a startingly graphic experience of the slave trade from the vantage point of the slaves themselves.

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