Dreams of Africa in Alabama The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Story of the Last Africans Brought to America

Author(s): 
Diouf, Sylviane A.
ISBN: 
9780195311044
Date published: 
May 2007
Hardback
Price: 
£17.99

This riveting books tells the fascinating story of the Clotilda, the last ship to bring African slaves to America, the shameful antecedents to the incident and the unusual and inspiring aftermath. Published to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade, the book brings to light a little-known yet vitally important element to this troubled aspect of US history.