The Door of No Return: The History of Cape Coast Castle and the Atlantic Slave Trade

The Door of No Return: The History of Cape Coast Castle and the Atlantic Slave Trade

by William St Clair

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Overview


Called one of the best books of the year by The Economist, the London Times, and Publishers Weekly, this is the gripping history of Cape Coast Castle in Ghana, the African headquarters of the British slave trade for nearly one hundred and fifty years—until the legal trade was abolished in 1807.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781933346168
Publisher: BlueBridge
Publication date: 02/01/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 8.16(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author


William St Clair is a former senior research fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge University. He has also held senior positions in the British Ministry of Defence, the Foreign Office, and the Treasury, and is the author of "The Godwins and the Shelleys," "Lord Elgin and the Marbles," and" The Reading Nation in the Romantic Period."

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