Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Here, award-winning historian Rediker creates a detailed history of these vessels and the human drama acted out on their rolling decks. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. The reviews above cover the ground quite adequately, so let me just add this: The Slave Ship is a powerful piece of essential background for all who live in today's capitalist economies.
It also analyses reviews to verify trustworthiness. There was so much more to slavery than I'd realised, it lasted 400 years not 300, for one thing,and the journey from Africa to the Americas was a world on its own. Buy The Slave Ship: A Human History Unabridged by Rediker, Marcus, Drummond, David (ISBN: 9781400104796) from Amazon's Book Store. Much is known of the slave trade and the American plantation complex, but little of the ships that made it all possible. There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. Critics praise it for shedding light on a little-explored facet of North American history. This is a tale of tragedy and terror, but also an epic of resilience, survival, and the creation of something entirely new, something that could only be called African American. Charts the history of slave ships, their crews, and their enslaved passengers, documenting such stories as those of a young kidnapped African whose slavery is witnessed firsthand by a horrified priest from a neighboring tribe responsible for the slave's capture. Good to know how it happened...this tremendous cruelty!
The Slave Ship itself is the focus of Marcus Redikers well written and thoughtful book on the British and American slave trade of the 18th Century: the ships themselves, the people who owned them, their captains, officers and ordinary sailors aswell as the enslaved Africans.
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Unable to add item to List. In view of all the news coverage of BLM I decided to read this book. In “The Slave Ship”, Marcus Rediker undertakes a thoroughgoing examination of all aspects, both human and material, social and political, of the instruments of the “Middle Passage” that in thousands of voyages across the Atlantic ferried over 12.3 million human beings from … Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 20 October 2009. Drawing on thirty years of research in maritime archives, court records, diaries, and firsthand accounts, The Slave Ship is riveting and sobering in its revelations, reconstructing in chilling detail a world nearly lost to history: the “floating dungeons” at the forefront of the birth of African American culture. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Fascinating on the practical and psychological effects of slavery on everyone involved, including the slave ship owners in England or America. The picture that the book paints is detailed and vivid covering everything from the construction of the Slave ships, to their manning, the voyage out from Britain loaded with trade goods, the time spent off Africa buying up slaves and the middle passage to the West Indies and mainland America. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Rediker's perspective - seeing the slave ship as a machine or technology of imprisonment - is an interesting view that's not received as much coverage as other aspects of the transatlantic slave trade. Tantor Media, Inc; Unabridged edition (1 Oct. 2007), Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 11 April 2008. Very interesting but I found the final 2 chapters to be heavy going. Rediker's book is a pathfinding study, but not always symmetrical in the presentation of its subject. From the young African kidnapped from his village and sold to the slavers by a neighboring tribe, to the would-be priest who takes a job as a sailor on a slave ship only to be horrified by the evil he sees, to the captain who relishes having 'a hell of my own,' Rediker illuminates the lives of people who were thought to have left no trace. For more than three centuries, slave ships carried millions of people from the coasts of Africa across the Atlantic to the New World. Marcus Rediker is a professor of history at the University of Pittsburgh. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Approved third parties also use these tools in connection with our display of ads. For more than three centuries slave ships carried millions of people from the coasts of Africa across the Atlantic to the New World. © 2020 Audiobooks.net - All rights reserved. http://covers.audiobooks.com/images/covers/large/9781400174799.jpg, https://www.audiobooks.net/audiobook/slave-ship-a-human-history/116452. The.Baker.And.The.Beauty.S01.COMPLETE.GERMAN.DL.720P.WEB.X264-WAYNE Drawing on thirty years of research in maritime archives, court records, diaries, and firsthand accounts, The Slave Ship is riveting and sobering in its revelations, reconstructing in chilling detail a world nearly lost to history: the “floating dungeons” at the forefront of the birth of African American culture. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 12 May 2012. He reconstructs in chilling detail the lives, deaths, and terrors of captains, sailors, and the enslaved aboard a 'floating dungeon' trailed by sharks.
Try again. Much is known of the slave trade and the American plantation complex, but little of the ships that made it all possible. © Copyright 2012 - 2018 | ListFreeBooks.com, The Slave Ship : A Human History – After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 18 August 2020. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Something went wrong. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. The book is well researched and really well written - flows pretty evenly while not shirking from the more grisly aspects of the story. Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. Much is known of the slave trade and the American plantation complex, but little of the ships that made it all possible. Marcus Rediker’s historical The Slave Ship: A Human History (2007) describes what happened aboard the ships carrying slaves from Africa to the Americas across the Atlantic Ocean.The book won numerous awards, including the 2008 George Washington Book Prize and the 2008 Merle Curti Award. Please try again. The Slave Ship A Human History. It's scope is impressive. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 1 September 2009. The British Navy engaged two ex-slave ship sailors but had to sack them because they were "inhuman". This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. “Masterly.”–Adam Hochschild, The New York Times Book Review In this widely praised history of an infamous institution, award-winning scholar Marcus Rediker shines a light into the darkest corners of the British and American slave ships of the eighteenth century. Ghastly beyond belief, but for sailors too. Marcus Rediker, Download The Slave Ship : A Human History –, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror (4,243). In The Slave Ship, award-winning historian Marcus Rediker draws on thirty years of research in maritime archives to create an unprecedented history of these vessels and the human drama acted out on their rolling decks. © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Young Sheldon (2017) Season 3 S03 (1080p BluRay x265 HEVC 10bit AAC 5.1 Vyndros) Rediker restores the slave ship to its rightful place alongside the plantation as a formative institution of slavery, as a place where a profound and still haunting history of race, class, and modern capitalism was made. David Drummond has made his living as an actor for over twenty-five years, and he received an. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 9 October 2015, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 6 November 2014. Please try your request again later. Well worth reading though. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 29 March 2019. For more than three centuries, slave ships carried millions of people from the coasts of Africa across the Atlantic to the New World. The introduction is excellent, but too many metaphors and examples spoils the flow. They died in huge numbers, the captains were mostly sadistic and the sailors soon were too.