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The Empire of Necessity

Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World

The Empire of Necessity( )
Author: Grandin, Greg
ISBN:978-1-250-06210-9
Publication Date:Jan 2015
Publisher:Picador
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

NEW YORK TIMESEDITOR'S CHOICE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLERECOMMENDED BOOK WINNER OF THE BANCROFT PRIZE

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. In fact, they were performing an elaborate ruse, having risen up earlier and slaughtered most of the...
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Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Slavery
History / Latin America / South America
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.46 x 8.22 x 1.07 Inches
Book Weight:0.726 Pounds



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