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Inheriting the Trade: A Northern Family Confronts Its Legacy as the Largest Slave-Trading Dynasty in U.S. History
by Thomas Norman DeWolf

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List Price: $17.00
Format: Paperback, 280 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9780807072820
Imprint: Beacon Press
Publisher: Beacon Press
Parent Company: Unitarian Universalist Association
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In 2001, Thomas DeWolf discovered that he was related to the most successful slave-trading family in U.S. history, responsible for transporting at least ten thousand Africans. This is his memoir of the journey in which ten family members retraced their ancestors’ steps through the notorious triangle trade route—from New England to West Africa to Cuba—and uncovered the hidden history of New England and the other northern states.

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