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The empire of necessity: the untold history of a slave rebellion in the age of liberty

The empire of necessity: the untold history of a slave rebellion in the age of liberty

Grandin, Greg, 1962- author

One morning in 1805, Captain Amasa Delano, a seal hunter and abolitionist, climbed aboard a distressed Spanish slaver. He spent all day on the ship, sharing food and water, yet failed to see that the slaves, having slaughtered most of the crew, were their own masters. When Delano realized the deception, he responded with awful violence

Book. English.
Published London: Oneworld, 2014
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Greg Grandin
ISBN: 1780744102, 9781780744100
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: xiv, 360 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 24 cm
Subject: Slave insurrections History 19th century.; Society.