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Walvin, James
The Zong : a massacre, the law and the end of slavery / James Walvin
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HT1164.L5 W35 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Zong (Slave ship)
Subject(s) Slave trade -- England -- Liverpool -- History -- 18th century
Slave trade -- Jamaica -- History -- 18th century
Slaves -- Violence against -- History -- 18th century
Mass murder -- History -- 18th century
Seafaring life -- History -- 18th century
Trials -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century
Marine insurance -- Great Britain -- History
Slavery -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain -- History
Antislavery movements -- Great Britain -- History
Physical Description xi, 248 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 216-239) and index
Contents A painting and a ship -- The city built on slavery -- Crews and captives -- The making of the Zong -- All at sea -- An open secret -- In the eyes of the law -- A matter of necessity -- In the wake of the Zong -- Abolition and after -- Remembering the Zong

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