Wanderer, The: The Last American Slave Ship

Calonius, Erik

Ouvrage indisponible

Éditeur
Saint Martin's Press Inc.
Pages
320
Parution
décembre 2006
Format
Cartonné
Langue
Anglais
Dimensions
235 × 159 × 27 cm
EAN
9780312343477
  • Résumé

On November 28, 1858, a ship called the Wanderer slipped silently into a narrow coastal channel and unloaded its cargo of African slaves on Jekyll Island, thirty-eight years after slaving was made illegal. The Wanderer's slaving was one of the first instances in a string of many to defy the Federal Government on that issue.
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