Library Hours
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Naper Blvd. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Limit search to available items
Results Page:  Previous Next
Author Rooks, A. E., author.

Title The Black Joke : the true story of one ship's battle against the slave trade / A. E. Rooks.

Edition First Scribner hardcover edition.
Publication Info. New York : Scribner, 2022.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  326.80941 ROO    AVAILABLE
QR Code
Description x, 382 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary Chronicles the history of the Black Joke, a ship in the British Royal Navy's anti-slavery squadron, and its quest to liberate as many enslaved people as possible.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-366) and index.
Subject Great Britain. Royal Navy. African Squadron.
Slave trade -- Africa, West -- History -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century.
ISBN 9781982128265 hc.
Patron reviews: add a review
Click for more information
No one has rated this material

You can...
- Find similar reads
- Add a review
- Sign-up for Newsletter
- Suggest a purchase
- Can't find what you want?
More Information