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Author Grandin, Greg, 1962-

Title The empire of necessity : slavery, freedom, and deception in the New World / Greg Grandin.

Publication Info. New York : Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Company, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    306.362 GRA    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xiv, 360 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Documents an early nineteenth-century event that inspired Herman Melville's "Beneto Cereno," tracing the cultural, economic, and religious clash that occurred aboard a distressed Spanish ship of West African pirates.
Subject Delano, Amasa, 1763-1823.
Slavery -- South America -- History -- 19th century.
Slave trade -- South America -- History -- 19th century.
Slave insurrections -- South America -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9780805094534 hardback
0805094539 hardback

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