By: Captain Theodore Canot
Seller ID: 425126
Condition: 464 pages, 5 1/4 x 8 1/2, Dover Publications
Brimming with information on every aspect of the slave trade in the nineteenth century, this detailed account by a former captain of a slave ship accurately portrays the appalling machinery of commercial slavery. One of the few real, unexaggerated accounts of the slave trade by a participant, this volume contains the complete text of the author's original memoirs, gathered in 1954 from his journals, memoranda, and conversations. A slave trader for three decades, Captain Theodore Canot describes the economic structure of the African kingdoms; his extensive travels in the interior of Africa to r... View More...