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Spirits of the Passage: The Transatlantic Slave Trade in the Seventeenth Century by Madeline Burnside, Rosemarie Robotham,(Editor), Cornel West , Madeleine Burnside Publisher: Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society ISBN: 0972524800
(previously published by Simon & Schuster) is proud to present an Online chat with author Madeline Burnside on Tuesday December 16th at 9:00pm eastern/6:00pm pacific in the Dee Woodtor Lecture Hall.

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An Editorial Review from

This handsome book is the result of the discovery, in 1972 of the wreckage of a slave ship some 30 miles off the coast of Florida. The Henrietta Marie sank during a storm in 1700 after delivering a cargo of slaves to Jamaica. It is the oldest slave ship ever found, and the only slave ship ever recovered in the Americas. Author Madeline Burnside uses the story of the Henrietta Marie to tell the agonizing story of slavery in the Americas, from the 1500s to the 19th century and the end of what U.S. Southerners called "the peculiar institution

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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