Slave Captain: The Career of James Irving in the Liverpool Slave Trade

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Slave Captain: The Career of James Irving in the Liverpool Slave Trade - Schwarz, Suzanne (Editor)

As few accounts written by slave ship captains are known to have survived, the personal papers of James Irving are of tremendous interest and academic significance. Irving built a successful career in the slave trade of eighteenth-century Liverpool, first as a ship's surgeon and then as a captain. Remarkably he was himself enslaved when his ship ...

Slave Captain: The Career of James Irving in the Liverpool Slave Trade 2008, Liverpool University Press

ISBN-13: 9781846310676

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