Shackles From the Deep: Tracing the Path of a Sunken Slave by Michael Cottman

By Michael Cottman

A pile of lime-encrusted shackles came across at the seafloor within the continues to be of a boat known as the Henrietta Marie, lands Michael Cottman, a Washington, D.C.-based journalist and avid scuba diver, in the course of an awesome trip that stretches throughout 3 continents, from foundries and tombs in England, to slave ports at the seashores of West Africa, to present-day Caribbean plantations. this is often greater than simply the tale of 1 send – it is the untold tale of hundreds of thousands of individuals taken as captives to the recent international. advised from the author's standpoint, this booklet introduces younger readers to the wonders of diving, detective paintings, and discovery, whereas laying off mild at the heritage of slavery.

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