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Irish Catholics Indentured in Colonial Barbados

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A Slave Narrative: Job Ben Solomon or Ayuba Sulaiman Ibrahim

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Black Bart: Real Pirates of the Caribbean

Black Bart was about as prolific a pirate as they come. The number of plundered ships associated with his name is a staggering 400,...

Captain Kidd: From Untold Riches to the Hangman’s Noose

Captain Kidd was either a bloodthirsty pirate of his own volition, or else a victim of mutinous circumstances beyond his control. The result...

Slave Ship Captains of the Atlantic Slave Trade

Who were the men who commanded the slave ships on the Middle Passage and what exactly did they do? On the slave ship, the captain...

John Newton: Sailor to Slave Ship Captain

The man who wrote the hymn "Amazing Grace" led a colorful life before penning his famous hymn lyrics. Perhaps the best-known slave-ship captain in history...
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