Reversing Sail: A History of the African Diaspora

Reversing Sail: A History of the African Diaspora

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by Michael A. Gomez
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521806623

ISBN-13: 9780521806626

Pub. Date: 03/28/2012

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The experiences of Africans in the Old World—the Mediterranean and Islamic worlds, is followed by their movement into the New, where their plight in lands claimed by Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch, French and English colonial powers is analyzed from enslavement through the Cold War. Particular attention is paid to the everyday lives of the working classes and

Overview

The experiences of Africans in the Old World—the Mediterranean and Islamic worlds, is followed by their movement into the New, where their plight in lands claimed by Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch, French and English colonial powers is analyzed from enslavement through the Cold War. Particular attention is paid to the everyday lives of the working classes and their cultural development. Their exploits, challenges, and struggles are covered over a broad time frame that links as well as differentiates past and present circumstances.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521806626
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2012
Series:
New Approaches to African History Series, #3
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. 'Old' World Dimensions: 1. Antiquity; 2. Africans and the Bible; 3. Africans and the Islamic world; Part II. 'New' World Realities: 4. Transatlantic movement; 5. Enslavement; 6. Asserting the right to be; 7. Reconnecting; 8. Movement of peoples.

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Reversing Sail: A History of the African Diaspora 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
See you at camp
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She gets up weakly and goes back to camp