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Zong! - Philip, M Nourbese, and Boateng, Setaey Adamu
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"In November, 1781, the captain of the slave ship Zong ordered that some 150 Africans be murdered by drowning so that the ship's owners could collect insurance monies. Relying entirely on the words of the legal decision Gregson v. Gilbert the only extant public document related to the massacre of these African slaves--Zong! tells the story that cannot be told yet must be told. Equal parts song, moan, shout, oath, ululation, curse, and chant, Zong! excavates the legal text. Memory, history, and law collide and metamorphose ...

Zong! 2011, Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT

ISBN-13: 9780819571694

Trade paperback

Zong! 2008, Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT

ISBN-13: 9780819568762


Zong! 2008, Mercury Press (Canada), Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9781551281360