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

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

Label
Slave Captain : the Career of James Irving in the Liverpool Slave Trade
Title
Slave Captain
Title remainder
the Career of James Irving in the Liverpool Slave Trade
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 ships surgeon and then as a captain. Remarkably he was himself enslaved when his ship was wrecked off the coast of Morocco and he was captured by people described as wild Arabs and savages. This edition of forty letters and his journal reveals the reaction of the slaver to the experience of slavery, as well as throwing light on the
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Irving, James
Dewey number
910.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • HT1161.S57 2008
  • HT1161
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Liverpool English Texts and Studies, 50
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Irving, James
  • Slave trade
  • Slave traders
  • Slave traders
  • Irving, James
  • Slave trade
  • Slave traders
  • England
Label
Slave Captain : the Career of James Irving in the Liverpool Slave Trade
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Contents; List of Illustrations, Maps and Tables; Preface to the Second Edition; The Documents and Editorial Conventions; List of Abbreviations; Part One: James Irving's Career; 1: Introduction; 2: Early Career in the Liverpool Slave Trade; 3: Irving's Voyages in the Irving's Voyages in the; 4: Shipwreck and Enslavement; 5: Freedom and Return to England; 6: Conclusion; Part Two: James Irving's Correspondence, 1786-1791; Part Three: Journal of James Irving's Shipwreck and Enslavement, May 1789-October 1790; A 'Short Account' by James Irving II, June-October 1789; Notes
Control code
476209602
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (228 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781846314070
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)476209602
Label
Slave Captain : the Career of James Irving in the Liverpool Slave Trade
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Contents; List of Illustrations, Maps and Tables; Preface to the Second Edition; The Documents and Editorial Conventions; List of Abbreviations; Part One: James Irving's Career; 1: Introduction; 2: Early Career in the Liverpool Slave Trade; 3: Irving's Voyages in the Irving's Voyages in the; 4: Shipwreck and Enslavement; 5: Freedom and Return to England; 6: Conclusion; Part Two: James Irving's Correspondence, 1786-1791; Part Three: Journal of James Irving's Shipwreck and Enslavement, May 1789-October 1790; A 'Short Account' by James Irving II, June-October 1789; Notes
Control code
476209602
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (228 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781846314070
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)476209602

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