Category: Slavery and Abolition


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Amistad - A Novel

By: Pesci, David.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Marlowe & Company:

Edition: Stated first Edition

Seller ID: 002191

Dust jacket and book are in very good condition. CR 1997, 292 pages. In 1839, 53 enslaved Africans staged a bloody rebellion aboard the Amistad, a Spanish slaver from Cuba. The US Navy towed her to port in New London, Connecticut and a trial was held in New Haven, Connecticut. View more info

Ahead of Her Time.

By: Sterling, Dorothy.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton:

Edition: Stated first Edition

Seller ID: 002472

Abby Kelley and the Politics of Anti-slavery. Dust jacket has mylar on it, all very good condition. CR 1991, 436 pages with index and bibliography and notes, black and white photos. Abby Kelley spent more than two decades on the lecture platform, bringing her vibrant message to farmers and shopkeepers on equal rights for black people. She was the most radical member of the abolitionist movement and the chief money raiser and orgainizer. Based on contemporary letters... View more info

The Slave Trade. The story of the Atlantic slave Trade 1440-1870.

By: Thomas, Hugh.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster:

Seller ID: 002282

CR 1997, first edition. Maps and black and white photos and illustrations. 908 pages with index. Author began his interest in the slave trade with the 18th century Caribbean and the history of Cuba, slavery and the slave trade on that island. As he researched, he broadened his research to include all slave trade in Europe, Africa, etc. A well written, well researched book on the history of slavery. Gray covers, no dust jacket, all very good condition. View more info

Modern Media - A family Story of Slavery and Child-Murder from the Old South

By: Weisenburger, Steven.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Hill and Wang, Division of Farrar, Straus Giroux:

Seller ID: 002281

CR 1998, first edition, 1998, 3rd printing 1999, 352 pages with black and white illustrations, plates and maps. Dust jacket w/mylar cover and book all in very good condition. In January 1856, a 22-year old Kentucky slave, Margaret Garner, took her family and raced north toward Cincinnati and freedom. Her master followed her, but Margaret swore she would kill her children rather than let them return to slavery. She then decapitated her 2 year old daughter. The slave... View more info