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Black Jacks

African American Seamen in the Age of Sail

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$19.00 • £15.95 • €17.00

ISBN 9780674076273

Publication Date: 09/15/1998

Academic Trade

352 pages

5-3/4 x 9 inches

37 halftones, 3 maps, 3 tables

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Awards & Accolades

  • Co-Winner, 1997 Wesley–Logan Prize, American Historical Association and Association for the Study of African American Life and History
  • 1997 Association of American Publishers PSP Award for Excellence, History Category
  • 1997 John Lyman Book Award for U.S. Maritime History, North American Society for Oceanic History
  • A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year, 1997
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