Sins of the Fathers: The Atlantic Slave Traders 1441 - 1807 (Hardcover)
Product DescriptionBy James Pope-Hennessy
He explores the terrible history of the Atlantic slave trade from its origins in the fifteenth century to its gradual dissolution in the early 1800s. Based on the journals and letters of slave traders, merchant seamen, and sometimes of the slaves themselves. This book represents a harrowing account of life in the African trading post, on board the slave ships, at the markets, and on the West Indian plantations.