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Murder on the Middle Passage:
The trial of Captain Kimber

by Nicholas Rogers

This new book by Nicholas Rogers, Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus from the Department of History, exposes the brutality of the slave trade, uncovers an important legal trial in the first wave of British abolition and shows how class is crucial to understanding the dynamics of the abolition movement.

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Thomas V. Cohen Spoken Word and Social Practice: Orality in Europe, 1400-1700  Brill, (2015), 518 pages ISBN13: 9789004288683

Manning the Royal Navy in Bristol: Liberty, Impressment and the State, 1739-1815 Edited by: Nicholas Rogers Bristol Record Society Pub., vol. 66: Bristol (2014), 375 pages ISBN-10: 0901538353

Canada the Good: A Short History of Vice since 1500 Marcel Martel Wilfrid Laurier University Press (February 19 2014), 196 pages ISBN-10: 1554589479

Slavery, Abolition and the Transition to Colonialism in Sierra Leone Editors: Paul E. Lovejoy and Suzanne Schwarz Africa World Press, Inc.; First edition (October 30, 2014), 362 pages ISBN-10: 1592219837

An Environmental History of Medieval Europe Richard C. Hoffmann Cambridge University Press (2014), 427 pages ISBN-10: 052170037X

The Muslim Struggle for Civil Rights in Spain: Promoting Democracy through Migrant Engagement, 1985–2010 Aitana Guia Sussex Academic Press (2014), 224 pages ISBN-10: 1845195817

Maiden Voyage: The Senzaimaru and the Creation of Modern Sino-Japanese Relations Joshua A. Fogel University of California Press (September 19, 2014), 320 pages ISBN-10: 0520283309

Grains of Truth: Reading Tractate Menachot of the Babylonian Talmud Joshua A. Fogel Hamilton Books (2014), 392 pages ISBN-10: 076186301X

(Sacrifices) Left at the Altar: Reading Tractate Zevachim of the Babylonian Talmud Joshua A. Fogel Hamilton Books (2014), 340 pages ISBN-10: 0761862129

The Oxford Handbook of Roman Epigraphy Editors: Christer Bruun and Jonathan Edmondson Oxford University Press (November 19, 2014), 928 pages ISBN-10: 0195336461

Remembering the Modoc War: Redemptive Violence and the Making of American Innocence Boyd Cothran The University of North Carolina Press (September 2014), 264 pages ISBN-10: 1469618605

Making Toronto Modern: Architecture and Design 1895-1975 Christopher Armstrong McGill-Queen's University Press (April 1 2014), 420 pages ISBN-10: 077354349X

Mandarin translation of A Short History of Iraq, from 636 to the Present Thabit Abdullah The Commercial Press, Beijing (2014)