Hardback The empire of necessity : the untold history of a slave rebellion in the age of liberty / Greg Grandin.
Publication year: 2014
Publisher: London : Oneworld,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781780744100 (hbk.) :
One morning in 1805, Captain Amasa Delano, a seal hunter and abolitionist, climbed aboard a distressed Spanish slaver. He spent all day on the ship, sharing food and water, yet failed to see that the slaves, having slaughtered most of the crew, were their own masters. When Delano realized the deception, he responded with awful violence.
xiv, 360 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 24 cm