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The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World

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Documents an early nineteenth-century event that inspired Herman Melville's "Beneto Cereno," tracing the cultural, economic, and religious clash that occurred aboard a distressed Spanish ship of West African pirates.

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The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World 2015, Picador USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9781250062109

Trade paperback

The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World 2014, Metropolitan Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780805094534

Hardcover