1854 1ed African SLAVE TRADE Capt Theodore Canot Africa Slavery Sierra Leone
African SLAVE TRADE Capt Theodore Canot Africa Slavery Sierra Leone. His narrative as a slaver in Africa and the West Indies, as recorded by Baltimore historian, Brantz Mayer, includes much on the slave trade in the interior of Africa including journeys to Timbo, Timbuktu, Kambia, Dahomey, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. This memoir, as well as being a circumstantial account of the slave trade, is a document in the intellectual history of racism. Mayer saw in Canot's story a confirmation of his own facile assumptions concerning the slavery question, and he provided Canot's narrative of skulduggery with a moral for his times. This 1854 edition included engraved illustration plates depicting "Inspection and sale of a Negro, " "Branding a Negress, " and "The Massacre at Digby, " among others! Captain Canot, or, Twenty years of an African slavery: being an account of his career and adventures on the coast, in the interior, or shipboard, and in the West Indies written out and edited from the captain's journals, memoranda and conversations by Brantz Mayer. Collation: Complete with all pages. 7 unnumbered leaves of plates. 8in X 5.5in (20cm x 14cm). The item "1854 1ed African SLAVE TRADE Capt Theodore Canot Africa Slavery Sierra Leone" is in sale since Monday, September 9, 2019.
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- Year Printed: 1854
- Topic: Africa
- Binding: Cloth
- Region: North America
- Author: MAYER, Bratz
- Subject: Exploration & Travel
- Original/Facsimile: Original
- Language: English
- Publisher: D. Appleton and Co
- Place of Publication: New York
- Special Attributes: 1st Edition