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Wreck of the Henrietta Marie, The

An African American"s Spiritual Journey to Uncover a Sunken Slave Ship"s Past

by Michael Cottman

  • 343 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Crown .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Key West Region,
  • Slavery,
  • Henrietta Marie (Ship),
  • Nautical Archaeology,
  • Underwater archaeology,
  • Social Science,
  • History: American,
  • Key West Region (Fla.),
  • Antiquities,
  • Cottman, Michael H,
  • Journeys,
  • Social Science / African-American Studies,
  • Archaeology,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • African Americans,
  • Excavations (Archaeology),
  • Florida

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7707493M
    ISBN 100517703289
    ISBN 109780517703281
    OCLC/WorldCa39654947

    Henrietta Marie wreck has yielded more than objects (and more t glass beads), the largest collection of artifacts known from a slave ship. They have contributed greatly to our understanding of slave ships and the slave trade. Parts making up more than 80 bilboes have been found at Author: Diane Dunwell-Hoffman.


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Wreck of the Henrietta Marie, The by Michael Cottman Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie takes readers back three centuries and to three continents in order to trace the complex and moving story of the slaves and the slavers. We travel to England on the trail of the shipbuilders and the captain and his crew; to Goree Island, located off the westernmost extension of the African continent near Dakar /5(4).

Cottman has appeared on National Public Radio's (NPR) "Tell Me More" with Michel Martin and also the Oprah Winfrey Show in to discuss his (adult) book The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie.

Cottman also serves as a special consultant to the National Oceanic Atmospheric MICHAEL H. COTTMAN, Pulitzer prize-winning journalist and author, is a /5. The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie.

Harmony Books, New York. Photo 8 Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage SocietyThe Slave Trade A slave is a person who is owned by another person, considered as property, and forced to work for his or her owner with little or no Size: 1MB.

Cottman talked about his book, The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie: An African-American’s Spiritual Journey to Uncover a Sunken Slave Ship’s Past, published by Random Cottman is a.

Washington Post reporter Michael H. Cottman discussed his book, The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie. Cottman spent three years on three continents retracing the route of the Henrietta Marie, a slave.

: The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie: An African American's Spiritual Journey to Uncover a Sunken Slave Ship's Past () by Cottman, Michael and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(12). Cottman talked about his book [The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie: an African-American’s Spiritual Journey to Uncover a Sunken Slave.

Ship’s Past] published by Random book details the. "THE HENRIETTA MARIE " was etched in block letters on the bell. The identification brought a startling immediacy to the excavation. Once records of Jamaican shipping returns confirmed the vessel’s status as a slaver, the wreck’s significance was apparent - the Henrietta Marie was the earliest slave shipwreck identified by name.

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Inthe Henrietta Marie, an English slave ship, sank in a hurricane off the Florida keys after unloading its cargo in Jamaica. InMoe Molinar, a treasure hunter, found the wreck. Divers in retrieved piles of iron shackles, some small enough for children, that became highly publicized reminders of the barbarous cruelty of slavery.

The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie takes readers back three centuries and to three continents in order to trace the complex and moving story of the slaves and the slavers.

We travel to England on the trail of the shipbuilders and the captain and his crew; to Goree Island, located off the westernmost extension of the African continent near Dakar.

In his new book, Shackles From the Deep, journalist and scuba diver Michael Cottman explores the history of the slave trade by focusing on the journey of a single ship: the Henrietta integrating the story of one slave ship with his own journey of discovery, Cottman humanizes the slave trade for young readers.

That odyssey became the book, “The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie: An African American’s Spiritual Journey to Uncover a Sunken Slave Ship” and. The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie An African American's Spiritual Journey to Uncover A Sunken Slave Ship's Past (Book): Cottman, Michael H.: When prize-winning journalist and avid scuba diver Michael Cottman participated in an underwater expedition to survey the sunken wreck of a slave ship off the coast of Florida, he was overwhelmed by powerful feelings of kinship and oneness with his.

The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie: An African American's Spiritual Journey to Uncover a Sunken Slave Ship's Past Michael H. Cottman, Author Crown Publishing Group (NY) $23 (p) ISBN. A Slave Ship Speaks. The Wreck of Henrietta Marie. Print Page. This poignant and powerful exhibition brought to the surface artifacts recovered from the wreck of the British merchant slave ship, Henrietta Marie, which sank off the coast of Key West in This banner text can have markup.

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Nonfiction/5(4). The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie is a fascinating look at one man\'s quest to reconstruct the journey of a British slave ship with all the detail and accuracy available to us at the end of the twentieth century.\" \"Wreck of the Henrietta Marie is a powerful and compelling testament of one man\'s attempt to make sense of the history of his.

As they chipped away at the limestone encrustation a name and a date emerged: Henrietta Marie, This was the clue needed to confirm that the underwater wreck had, indeed, been a slave ship.

Cottman, Michael H, “The wreck of the Henrietta Marie: an African-American's spiritual journey to uncover a sunken slave ship's past,” One Author. The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie: An African American's Spiritual Journey to Uncover a Sunken Slave Ship's Past by Michael Cottman and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Adapted for younger readers from Michael Cottman’s book, The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie, Shackles from the Deep introduces readers to the aftereffects of slavery, centuries later.

Entire families have been lost to history; people feel unrooted, to some degree, to this day. The Wreck is a beautiful story about good, decent people who have had terrible, life changing tragedies happen to them and about the heartbreaking decisions people make to deal with them.

Warning- this I loved this book and Marie Force has become one of my favorite authors/5. The Wreck of The Henrietta Marie. An African-American Spiritual Journey to Uncover A Sunken Ship's Past Michael H. Cottman Nancy-Elizabeth Fitch College of New Rochelle Follow this and additional works at: This Book Reviews is brought to you for free and open access by [email protected] : Michael H.

Cottman, Nancy-Elizabeth Fitch. Shackles From the Deep: Tracing the Path of a Sunken Slave Ship, a Bitter Past, and a Rich Legacy, released on Jan.

3 by National Geographic Books, explores the. Cottman wrote a well-received version of this story for adults (The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie, ), and this retelling for young readers is just as intriguing.

(timeline, map, color photographs, epilogue, suggestions for further reading, index) (Nonfiction. (I am also writing a screenplay for Hollywood producers based on my book, The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie) BOOK REVIEWS, FEATURE STORIES AND BOOK TOUR MEDIA “This truly multidisciplinary volume, an adaptation of his title The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie, engagingly explores a wide scope of topics, including the history of slavery.

Cottman previously recounted his pursuits in his adult novel The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie: An African-American's Spiritual Journey To Uncover a Sunken Slave Ship's Past, making him vastly familiar with the subject matter, especially considering that he has been at the forefront of documenting the ship's story for almost 25 : National Geographic Society.

The most famous exhibits at the Mel Fisher Museum are the Henrietta Marie, and the Fleet, featuring the treasured Atocha.

Providing a unique glimpse into the world of slave trading, the English Henrietta Marie sank in35 miles from Key West. Artifacts onboard include shackles, cannons, beads, ivory, and on: Greene St, Key West,Florida. The Henrietta Marie was a slave ship of the late 17th C.

It was responsible for the transportation of hundreds of captives from the western coast of Africa to the West Indies. Captives were transported in deplorable conditions and many did not survive the voyage. The Marie met a violent end in a storm off the coast of Key West Florida after delivering their cargo of slaves to Jamaica.

A Slave Ship Speaks: The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie presents objects and artifacts recovered from the slave ship "Henrietta Marie," which sank off Key West, Florida in July Our exhibit displays items salvaged from the wreck site -- considered to be the world's richest source of tangible objects from the early Transatlantic Slave period.

The Wreck Of The Henrietta Marie Exhibit On a story summer day in a homeward bound British-based merchant ship was driven onto shoals 35 miles west of Key West, Florida. It broke apart and sank with the loss of all hands and its : Monica Roberts.

A pile of lime-encrusted shackles discovered on the seafloor in the remains of a ship called the Henrietta Marie, lands Michael Cottman, a Washington, D.C.-based journalist and avid scuba diver, in the middle of an amazing journey that stretches across three continents, from foundries and tombs in England, to slave ports on the shores of West Africa, to present-day Caribbean plantations.

Henrietta Maria was the youngest daughter of Henry IV of France (Henry III of Navarre) and his second wife, Marie de' Medici, and named after her was born at the Palais du Louvre on 25 Novemberbut some historians give her a birth-date of 26 November.

In England, where the Julian calendar was still in use, her date of birth is often recorded as 16 : Henry IV, King of France. Michael Cottman, an African American journalist and diver, first visited the wreck of the Henrietta Marie in He was so impassioned by his dive that he decided to trace the triangular trade on the three continents where it occurred and write about his own journey in.

The Henrietta Marie was not a special ship when it was built. It did not go on any world-famous voyages or discover any new lands. It was a common merchant ship just like lots of other merchant ships from the s but it is special to us now because it is the only ship of its kind, a slave trading vessel, that historians have been able to find and identify in American waters.

Shackles from the Deep: Tracing the Path of a Sunken Slave Ship, a Bitter Past, and a Rich Legacy Michael H. Cottman. National Geographic Children’s, $ (p) ISBN Keywords: Henrietta Marie Description: This article, which is mostly photos, briefly describes the history of the slave ship, “Henrietta Marie”, which sank off the coast of Key West, Florida in Many artifacts are pictured.

#NG Lost Gold – Bounty from a Civil War Ship (entitled "Treasures from a Civil War Wreck" on cover). Every bit of this concise, detailed book feels personal, and Cottman’s exploration and investigation of the wreck is rich with intrigue and poignant, thought-provoking questions.

Color photographs show artifacts from the Henrietta Marie, and end .The Henrietta Marie was rediscovered by Mel Fisher and his team of divers in During a series of excavations in the s and s, marine archaeologists found pewter objects, silverware.The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie: An African-American's Spiritual Journey to Uncover a Sunken Slave Ship's Past by Michael H.

Cottman, Designed by Lenny Henderson. In telling the story of the salvage of the slave ship, this gripping book takes the historical abstraction of the African slave trade and charges it with the immediacy of warm flesh.