Book Signing-Christian McBurney

Author and historian Christian McBurney will be joining us for an author event featuring his new book on Saturday, July 9 from 12 – 2pm. In Dark Voyage: An American Privateer’s War on Britain’s African Slave Trade, McBurney recreates the harrowing voyage of the Marlborough, while placing it in the context of Atlantic World slavery. In Africa, Marlborough’s officers come across an array of African and European slave traders willing to assist them in attacking the British. This book is also the first study to detail the many captures American privateers made of British slave ships during the Revolutionary War.

Event date: 
Saturday, July 9, 2022 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Event address: 
160 Old Tower Hill Road
Wakefield, RI 02879
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ISBN: 9781594163821
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Published: Westholme Publishing - July 5th, 2022