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The Resource Slave captain : the career of James Irving in the Liverpool slave trade, edited with an introduction by Suzanne Schwarz

Slave captain : the career of James Irving in the Liverpool slave trade, edited with an introduction by Suzanne Schwarz

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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
Statement of responsibility
edited with an introduction by Suzanne Schwarz
Contributor
Editor
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 ship?s 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
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Action
digitized
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Schwarz, Suzanne
Series statement
Liverpool English texts and studies
Series volume
no. 50
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Irving, James
  • Irving, James
  • Slave trade
  • Slave traders
  • Slave traders
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Slave trade
  • Slave traders
  • England
Label
Slave captain : the career of James Irving in the Liverpool slave trade, edited with an introduction by Suzanne Schwarz
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Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-204) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Documents and Editorial Conventions -- pt. 1. James Irving's Career -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Early Career in the Liverpool Slave Trade -- 3. Irving's Voyages in the Transatlantic Slave Trade -- 4. Shipwreck and Enslavement -- 5. Freedom and Return to England -- 6. Conclusion -- pt. 2. James Irving's Correspondence, 1786-1791 -- pt. 3. Journal of James Irving's Shipwreck and Enslavement, May 1789-October 1798 -- A 'Short Account' by James Irving II, June-October 1789
Control code
ocn609953718
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Rev. 2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 212 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781846314070
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5p65rk
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609953718
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Slave captain : the career of James Irving in the Liverpool slave trade, edited with an introduction by Suzanne Schwarz
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-204) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Documents and Editorial Conventions -- pt. 1. James Irving's Career -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Early Career in the Liverpool Slave Trade -- 3. Irving's Voyages in the Transatlantic Slave Trade -- 4. Shipwreck and Enslavement -- 5. Freedom and Return to England -- 6. Conclusion -- pt. 2. James Irving's Correspondence, 1786-1791 -- pt. 3. Journal of James Irving's Shipwreck and Enslavement, May 1789-October 1798 -- A 'Short Account' by James Irving II, June-October 1789
Control code
ocn609953718
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Rev. 2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 212 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781846314070
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5p65rk
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609953718
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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