The Diary of Antera Duke, an Eighteenth-Century African Slave Trader

Author(s): 
Behrendt, Stephen D.
Author(s): 
Latham, A.J.H.
Author(s): 
Northrup, David
ISBN: 
9780199922833
Date published: 
July 2012
Paperback
Price: 
£15.99

Written by a major African merchant at the height of Calabar's overseas commerce, Antera Duke's diary provides valuable information on Old Calabar's economic activity both with other African businessmen and with European ship captains. The publication of this volume will mark the first publicly available edition of this unique primary source in more than fifty years.