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Title: De opstand op het slavenschip Meermin.
Description: Amsterdam, Cossee, 2012. Wrappers. With illustrations. 206 pp.The Meermin slave mutiny took place in February 1766 and lasted for three weeks. The Meermin was one of many slave ships owned by the Dutch East India Company (VOC). Her final voyage was cut short by the mutiny of her cargo of Malagasy people, who had been sold to Dutch East India Company officials on Madagascar to be used as company slaves in its Cape Colony in southern Africa. During the mutiny half the ship's crew and almost 30 Malagasy lost their lives.

Keywords: Africa Madagascar South Africa VOC Africa VOC Dutch East India Company slavery

Price: EUR 22.00 = appr. US$ 23.91 Seller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (NVvA/ILAB)
- Book number: 33306