West African Narratives of Slavery: Texts from Late Nineteenth- And Early Twentieth-Century Ghana Sandra E. Greene

ISBN: 9780253222947

Published: February 1st 2011

Paperback

300 pages


Description

West African Narratives of Slavery: Texts from Late Nineteenth- And Early Twentieth-Century Ghana  by  Sandra E. Greene

West African Narratives of Slavery: Texts from Late Nineteenth- And Early Twentieth-Century Ghana by Sandra E. Greene
February 1st 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 300 pages | ISBN: 9780253222947 | 8.48 Mb

Slavery in Africa existed for hundreds of years before it was abolished in the late 19th century. Yet, we know little about how enslaved individuals, especially those who never left Africa, talked about their experiences. Collecting never beforeMoreSlavery in Africa existed for hundreds of years before it was abolished in the late 19th century. Yet, we know little about how enslaved individuals, especially those who never left Africa, talked about their experiences. Collecting never before published or translated narratives of Africans from southeastern Ghana, Sandra E. Greene explores how these writings reveal the thoughts, emotions, and memories of those who experienced slavery and the slave trade.

Greene considers how local norms and the circumstances behind the recording of the narratives influenced their content and impact. This unprecedented study affords unique insights into how ordinary West Africans understood and talked about their lives during a time of change and upheaval.



Enter the sum





Related Archive Books



Related Books


Comments

Comments for "West African Narratives of Slavery: Texts from Late Nineteenth- And Early Twentieth-Century Ghana":


kawasaki-team.eu

©2009-2015 | DMCA | Contact us