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Empire of necessity : slavery, freedom, and deception in the New World

by Grandin, Greg, 1962-

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"One morning in 1805, off a remote island in the South Pacific, Captain Amasa Delano, a New England seal hunter, climbed aboard a distressed Spanish ship carrying scores of West Africans he thought were slaves. They weren't. In fact, they were performing an elaborate ruse, having risen up earlier an... Full description

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