Slave Captain

Author: Suzanne Schwarz

Publisher: Liverpool University Press

ISBN: 1846310679

Category: History

Page: 212

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One of the very few firsthand accounts written by a Liverpool slave ship captain to have survived, this unique and fascinating primary source navigates the reader through the remarkable story of James Irving, a Liverpool slave ship captain who was shipwrecked off the coast of Morocco and subsequently enslaved. Schwarz skillfully supplements Irving’s personal journal and letters with useful notes, making this an essential volume for anyone interested in the relationship between the slave trade and the British Empire. Slave Captain is a compelling narrative that will be welcomed by the general reader and scholars alike.

Memoirs of the Late Captain Hugh Crow of Liverpool

Author: Hugh Crow

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780714618012

Category: History

Page: 316

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First published in 1830 this is a narrative of Captain Crow's life, "together with descriptive sketches of the West Coast of Africa, particularly of Bonny; the manners and trade of the country, to which are added anecdotes and observations of the indigenous peoples".

Liverpool and Transatlantic Slavery

Author: David Richardson,Anthony Tibbles,Suzanne Schwarz

Publisher: Liverpool University Press

ISBN: 1846310660

Category: History

Page: 315

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As Britain’s dominant port for the slave trade in the eighteenth century, Liverpool is crucial to the study of slavery. And as the engine behind Liverpool’s rapid growth and prosperity, slavery left an indelible mark on the history of the city. This collection of essays, boasting an international roster of leading scholars in the field, sets Liverpool in the wider context of transatlantic slavery. The contributors tackle a range of issues, including African agency, slave merchants and their society, and the abolitionist movement, always with an emphasis on the human impact of slavery.

The British Transatlantic Slave Trade Vol 3

Author: Kenneth Morgan,Robin Law,David Ryden,J R Oldfield

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1000559564

Category: History

Page: 1632

View: 2010


Contains primary texts relating to the British slave trade in the 17th and 18th century. The first volume contains two 18th-century texts covering the slave trade in Africa. Volume two focuses on the work of the Royal African company, and volumes three and four focus on the abolitionists' struggle.

The army list

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The Army List for ...

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