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The Slave-Trader's Letter-Book

Charles Lamar, the Wanderer, and Other Tales of the African Slave Trade

The Slave-Trader's Letter-Book( )
Author: Jordan, Jim
Series edited by: Berry, Stephen
Taylor, Amy
Series title:UnCivil Wars Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8203-5196-4
Publication Date:Jan 2018
Publisher:University of Georgia Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $32.95
Book Description:

In 1858 Savannah businessman Charles Lamar organized the shipment of hundreds of Africans to Jekyll Island, Georgia. This book presents his ?Slave-Trader's Letter-Book.' These seventy long-lost letters shed light on the lead-up to the Civil War from the remarkable perspective of a troubled, and troubling, figure.

Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Slavery
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.32 x 9.25 x 1.12 Inches
Book Weight:1.452 Pounds



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