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Sweet water and bitter : the ships that stopped the slave trade  Cover Image Book Book

Sweet water and bitter : the ships that stopped the slave trade

Rees, Siân 1965- (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781584659808
  • ISBN: 1584659807
  • Physical Description: print
    340 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Durham, N.H. : University of New Hampshire Press, 2011.

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General Note: Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2009.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-328) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Black bounty -- Unlawful force -- False papers and mongrel vessels -- Bad blood -- The Fever, the Deys and the Ashanti -- Two captains -- Two lieutenants -- A costly grave -- Cuban customs, Brazilian Buccaneers -- Black jokes and high jinks -- The first great blows -- Willing promoters and partial remedies -- Blockade -- Commerce, Christianity and civilisation -- Palaver and presents -- Habits not ornamental to the navy -- Persevering offenders -- To an end, immediately and forever.
Subject: Slavery Africa, West History 19th century
Slave trade Africa, West History 19th century
Great Britain. Royal Navy. African Squadron.
Slaves Emancipation History 19th century
Freedmen Social conditions 19th century
Great Britain History, Naval 19th century

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