Slaver Captain – John Newton

£13.00

Slaver Captain is a rare account of the African slave trade, told by one who captained slave ships in the mid-eighteenth century, presents a remarkably truthful picture of the human cruelty and barbarity that characterised the trade.

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An abridged and edited book, with a new introduction, by Vincent McInerney. This rare account of the African slave trade, told by one of the captained slave ships in the mid eighteenth century, presents a remarkable truthful picture of the human cruelty and barbarity that characterised the trade.

John Newton, now best remembered as the author of the hymn Amazing Grace, was, during the early years of his life, occupied in the Atlantic slave trade. The book is based on the works of John Newton.

This book is the third volume of Seafarers’ Voices.

Seaforth Publishing

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Weight 240 g
Dimensions 18.5 × 12 × 2 cm
Slaver Captain
Slaver Captain – John Newton
£13.00

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