Sailors, Slaves, and Immigrants

Author(s): 
Stanziani, Alessandro
ISBN: 
9781137448453
Date published: 
September 2014
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00

Slaves, convicts, and unfree immigrants have traveled the oceans throughout human history, but the conventional Atlantic World historical paradigm has narrowed our understanding of modernity. This provocative study contrasts the Atlantic conflation of freedom and the sea with the complex relationships in the Indian Ocean in the long 19th century.