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Inheriting the trade : a Northern family confronts its legacy as the largest slave-trading dynasty in U.S. history / Thomas Norman DeWolf.

Author/Creator:
DeWolf, Thomas Norman, 1954-
Publication:
Boston : Beacon Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, [1], 262, [4] pages : illustration, genealogical table ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Slave traders -- New England -- Biography.
DeWolf, Charles, b. 1695 -- Family.
DeWolf, Thomas Norman, 1954- -- Family.
New England -- Biography.
Slave trade -- New England -- History.
Slave trade -- Africa, West -- History.
Slave trade -- Cuba -- History.
DeWolf, Thomas Norman, 1954- -- Travel -- New England.
DeWolf, Thomas Norman, 1954- -- Travel -- Africa, West.
DeWolf, Thomas Norman, 1954- -- Travel -- Cuba.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
Contents:
Growing up white
"Frail limb'd, well fed, and speaks good English"
"So let all thine enemies perish, O Lord!"
The great folks
"I tremble for my country ..."
Akwaaba
"Under a patchwork of scars"
The door of no return
"I have to do it every day"
Gye Nyame
The middle passage
La Habana
"Our Nice Protestant Selves"
Arca de Noé
In the fishbowl
My Harvard education
Repairing the breach
Sankofa.
Notes:
"Jacket design: Bob Kosturko."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-262).
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2008
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
9780807072813 :
0807072818
OCLC:
134989752
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