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Dreams Of Africa In Alabama

Author : Sylviane A. Diouf  |  Pub Date : 2007-03-09  |  Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN 10 : 9780195311044
ISBN 13 : 0195311043

Reconstructs the lives of 110 men, women, and children from Benin and Nigeria who arrived in Alabama in 1860, deported to the United States as slaves more than fifty years after th..



Servants Of Allah

Author : Sylviane A. Diouf  |  Pub Date : 2013-10-04  |  Publisher : NYU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781479830510
ISBN 13 : 1479830518

Servants of Allah presents a history of African Muslims, following them from West Africa to the Americas. Although many assume that what Muslim faith they brought with them to the ..



Slavery S Exiles

Author : Sylviane A. Diouf  |  Pub Date : 2014-01-17  |  Publisher : NYU Press

ISBN 10 : 9780814724378
ISBN 13 : 081472437X

Over more than two centuries men, women, and children escaped from slavery to make the Southern wilderness their home. They hid in the mountains of Virginia and the low swamps of S..



The Slave Ship Clotilda And The Making Of Africatown Usa

Author : Natalie S. Robertson  |  Pub Date : 2008  |  Publisher : Praeger Publishers

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015077605510
ISBN 13 :

Shows how African captives endured capture, imprisonment, the middle passage, and slavery in America only to persevere and found a free and still-vibrant community in America...



Kings And Queens Of West Africa

Author : Sylviane Anna Diouf  |  Pub Date : 2000  |  Publisher : Franklin Watts

ISBN 10 : 0531203751
ISBN 13 : 9780531203750

A survey of the historical regions and kingdoms of West Africa including biographies of Mansa Musa, Emperor of Mali (c. 1280-1337); Osei Tutu, King of Asante (c. 1660-1717); and Nd..



Black Rice

Author : Judith Ann. CARNEY  |  Pub Date : 2009-06-30  |  Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 0674029216
ISBN 13 : 9780674029217

"Through agricultural and historical evidence, [the author establishes] the independent domestication of rice in West Africa and its vital significance there for a millennium befor..



Slavery In Alabama

Author : James Benson Sellers  |  Pub Date : 1994-06-30  |  Publisher : University of Alabama Press

ISBN 10 : 9780817305949
ISBN 13 : 0817305947

Examines the social and economic aspects of slavery in Alabama. After a discussion of slavery under the imperial rulers of the colonial and territorial periods, Sellers focuses on ..