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Author Obadele-Starks, Ernest, 1959-

Title Freebooters and smugglers : the foreign slave trade in the United States after 1808 / by Ernest Obadele-Starks
Published Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (x, 270 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Photographs and Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. "A View of Opening a Trade"; 2. "A Particular Kind of Force"; 3. "Turbulent and Bad Men"; 4. "Difficult to Repress"; 5. "A Great Frontier Movement"; 6. "No Argument Could Be Made"; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary <Div>Ernest Obadele-Starks holds a joint appointment as an associate professor of history at Texas A & M University-College Station and Texas A & M University at Qatar. He is the author of Black Unionism in the Industrial South and has written several articles examining various political and social aspects of the African American diaspora. He is currently working on a comparative study of free black settlements in Canada, the United States, and Mexico from 1849 to 1867.</div>
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-250) and index
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Subject Pirates -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Slave trade -- Africa -- History -- 19th century.
Slave trade -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Slave traders -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Smugglers -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007030918
ISBN 1610751647 (electronic bk.)
9781610751643 (electronic bk.)