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Crossings Africa, the Americas and the Atlantic Slave Trade

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ISBN-10: 1780231946

ISBN-13: 9781780231945

Edition: 2013

Authors: James Walvin

List price: $35.00
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 We all know the story of the slave trade—the infamous Middle Passage, the horrifying conditions on slave ships, the millions that died on the journey, and the auctions that awaited the slaves upon their arrival in the Americas. But much of the writing on the subject has focused on the European traders and the arrival of slaves in North America. In Crossings, eminent historian James Walvin covers these established territories while also traveling back to the story’s origins in Africa and south to Brazil, an often forgotten part of the triangular trade, in an effort to explore the broad sweep of slavery across the Atlantic. Reconstructing the transatlantic slave trade from an extensive…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Reaktion Books, Limited
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.55" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232

James Walvin is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of York in England and an authority on the slave trade. His recent books include The Trader, the Owner, the Slave; A Short History of Slavery; and The Slave Trade.