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Sweet Water and Bitter
The Ships That Stopped the Slave Trade
Siân Rees

University of New Hampshire Press



Contents

• List of Illustrations
• Acknowledgments
• Prologue
• Black Beauty
• Unlawful Force
• False Papers and Mongrel Vessels
• Bad Blood
• The Fever, the Deys and the Ashanti
• Two Captains
• Two Lieutenants
• A Costly Grave
• Cuban Customs, Brazilian Buccaneers
• Black Jokes and High Jinks
• TheFirst Great Blows
• Willing Promoters and Partial Remedies
• Blockade
• Commerce, Christianity and Civilization
• Palaver and Presents
• Habits Not Ornamental to the Navy
• Persevering Offenders
• To an End, Immediately and Forever
• Notes
• Select Bibliography
• Index

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