About the Author

David Richardson is professor of economic history at the University of Hull and coeditor of Routes to Slavery: Direction, Ethnicity, and Mortality in the Transatlantic Slave Trade.
Anthony Tibbles was formerly Keeper of the Merseyside Maritime Museum.
Suzanne Schwarz is professor of history at Liverpool Hope University and author of Slave Captain: The Career of James Irving, soon to be republished by Liverpool University Press.