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The Empire of Necessity

Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World

The Empire of Necessity( )
Author: Grandin, Greg
ISBN:978-0-8050-9453-4
Publication Date:Jan 2014
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Imprint:Metropolitan Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

From the acclaimed author ofFordlandia, the story of a remarkable slave rebellion that illuminates America's struggle with slavery and freedom during the Age of Revolution and beyond

One morning in 1805, off a remote island in the South Pacific, Captain Amasa Delano, a New England seal hunter, climbed aboard a distressed Spanish ship carrying scores of West Africans he thought were slaves. They weren't. Having earlier seized control of the vessel and slaughtered...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Slavery
History / Latin America / South America
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.43 x 9.43 x 1.43 Inches
Book Weight:0.99 Pounds



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