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    • Inheriting the Trade

    • A Northern Family Confronts Its Legacy as a Slave-Trading Dynasty
    • By: Thomas Norman DeWolf
    • Narrated by: Thomas Norman DeWolf
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    In 2001, at 47, Thomas DeWolf was astounded to discover that he was related to the most successful slave-trading family in American history, responsible for transporting at least 10,000 Africans to the Americas. His infamous ancestor, U.S. senator James DeWolf of Bristol, of Rhode Island, curried favor with President Jefferson to continue in the trade after it was outlawed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A VERY important book!

    • By Rachel on 09-29-15

    Regular price: $24.47