Cultural Front: Diagram of the Slave ship Brooks

Diagram of the Slave ship Brooks

In his book The Slave Ship: A Human History, Marcus Rediker explains that \”the shipbuilder\’s diagram of the slave ship Brooks, which showed 482 \’tight-packed\’ slaves distributed around the decks of the vessel, eventually helped the movement abolish the slave trade.\”

via Cultural Front: Diagram of the Slave ship Brooks.

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