The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, and Capitalism in Seventeenth-Century North America and the Caribbean
256 pp, $25 pbk, ISBN 978-1-58367-663-9
By Gerald Horne
Reviewed by Dan Glazebrook
“The eighteenth century was the slavers’ century. At least six million Africans were kidnapped and shipped to the Americas — with far more killed resisting capture — making the trade in enslaved Africans the most valuable in the world. ¶ Yet it was the tumult of the 1600s that put the pieces in place for what was to come and in this fascinating new book Gerald Horne shows just how pivotal that century was for the trade itself, as well as capitalism and white supremacy, its economic and ideological corollaries….”
Read the review at The Morning Star
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