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Author Smallwood, Stephanie E.
Title Saltwater slavery : a middle passage from Africa to American diaspora / Stephanie E. Smallwood.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2008.
Edition 1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed.

Author Smallwood, Stephanie E.
Subject Slavery -- United States -- History -- 17th century.
Slavery -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Slaves -- United States -- Social conditions -- 17th century.
Slaves -- United States -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Slave trade -- United States -- History -- 17th century.
Slave trade -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Slave trade -- Africa -- History -- 17th century.
Slave trade -- Africa -- History -- 18th century.
African diaspora.
Africans -- Migrations -- History.
Description 1 online resource (273 pages)
Edition 1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed.
Note Originally published: 2007.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-256) and index.
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.
Note Print version record.
Summary 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.
Awards Winner of the Frederick Douglass Book Prize.
ISBN 9780674043770 (electronic bk.)
0674043774 (electronic bk.)
9780674030688 (pbk.)
0674030680 (pbk.)
OCLC # 436298967
Additional Format Print version: Smallwood, Stephanie E. Saltwater slavery. 1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed. Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2008 9780674030688 0674030680 (OCoLC)221175553



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