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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...



Dreams Of Africa In Alabama

Author : Sylviane A. Diouf  |  Pub Date : 2009-02-18  |  Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199723980
ISBN 13 : 0199723982

In the summer of 1860, more than fifty years after the United States legally abolished the international slave trade, 110 men, women, and children from Benin and Nigeria were broug..



The Entrepreneurial Spirit Of African American Inventors

Author : Patricia Carter Sluby  |  Pub Date : 2011-03-21  |  Publisher : ABC-CLIO

ISBN 10 : 9780313363368
ISBN 13 : 0313363366

This book not only documents the valuable contributions of African American thinkers, inventors, and entrepreneurs past and present, but also puts these achievements into context o..



Slave Captain

Author : Suzanne Schwarz  |  Pub Date : 2008  |  Publisher : Liverpool University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781846310676
ISBN 13 : 1846310679

One of the very few firsthand accounts written by a Liverpool slave ship captain to have survived, this unique and fascinating primary source navigates the reader through the remar..




Slavery And African Ethnicities In The Americas

Author : Gwendolyn Midlo Hall  |  Pub Date : 2009-11-05  |  Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 0807876860
ISBN 13 : 9780807876862

Enslaved peoples were brought to the Americas from many places in Africa, but a large majority came from relatively few ethnic groups. Drawing on a wide range of materials in four ..



Wrapped In Rainbows

Author : Valerie Boyd  |  Pub Date : 2003  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 0684842300
ISBN 13 : 9780684842301

Traces the career of the influential African-American writer, citing the historical backdrop of her life and work while considering her relationships with and influences on top lit..