The Voyage of the Slave Ship Hare
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Sean M. Kelley
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-23 - Publisher: UNC Press Books

From 1754 to 1755, the slave ship Hare completed a journey from Newport, Rhode Island, to Sierra Leone and back to the United States—a journey that transformed more than seventy Africans into commodities, condemning some to death and the rest to a life of bondage in North America. In this
The Smell of Slavery
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Andrew Kettler
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Slavery, capitalism, and colonialism were understood as racially justified through false olfactory perceptions of African bodies throughout the Atlantic World.
A German Barber-Surgeon in the Atlantic Slave Trade
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Johann Peter Oettinger
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-14 - Publisher: University of Virginia Press

As he traveled across Germany and the Netherlands and sailed on Dutch and Brandenburg slave ships to the Caribbean and Africa from 1682 to 1696, the young German barber-surgeon Johann Peter Oettinger (1666–1746) recorded his experiences in a detailed journal, discovered by Roberto Zaugg and Craig Koslofsky in a Berlin
The Last Slave Ships
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: John Harris
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-24 - Publisher: Yale University Press

A stunning behind-the-curtain look into the last years of the illegal transatlantic slave trade in the United States Long after the transatlantic slave trade was officially outlawed in the early nineteenth century by every major slave trading nation, merchants based in the United States were still sending hundreds of illegal
The Prince of Slavers
Language: en
Pages: 317
Authors: Matthew David Mitchell
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-04 - Publisher: Springer Nature

Much scholarship on the British transatlantic slave trade has focused on its peak period in the late eighteenth century and its abolition in the early nineteenth; or on the Royal African Company (RAC), which in 1698 lost the monopoly it had previously enjoyed over the trade. During the early eighteenth-century