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    Format: Online-Ressource (237 p.)
    ISBN: 9780742567290 , 9780742567313
    Series Statement: The Human Tradition around the World series
    Content: Like snapshots of everyday life in the past, the compelling biographies in this book document the making of the Black Atlantic world since the sixteenth century from the point of view of those who were part of it. Centering on the diaspora caused by the forced migration of Africans to Europe and across the Atlantic to the Americas, the chapters explore the slave trade, enslavement, resistance, adaptation, cultural transformations, and the quest for citizenship rights. Drawing on a rich array of little-known documents, the contributors reconstruct the lives and times of some well-known characte
    Note: Description based upon print version of record , CONTENTS; Introduction People in the Making of the Black Atlantic; Chapter 1 Alonso de Illescas (1530s-1590s): African, Ladino, and Maroon Leader in Colonial Ecuador; Chapter 2 Gregoria López (1680s): A Mexican Mulata Defends Her Honor; Chapter 3 Philip Quaque (1741-1816): African Anglican Missionary on the Gold Coast; Chapter 4 Harry Washington (1760s-1790s): A Founding Father's Slave; Chapter 5 Rufino José Maria (1820s-1850s): A Muslim in the Nineteenth-Century Brazilian Slave Trade Circuit , Chapter 6 Buenaventura Lucumí (1820s-1872): African Slave, Head of a Household, and Lottery Winner in CubaChapter 7 Blaise Diagne (1872-1934): Senegal's Deputy to the French National Assembly; Chapter 8 Phyllis Ann Edmeade (1920s): Caribbean Migrant Worker Deported from the United States; Chapter 9 C. L. R. James (1901-1989): The Black Jacobin; Chapter 10 Robert Robinson (1930s): Celebrity Worker in the USSR; Chapter 11 Vicente Ferreira Pastinha (1889-1981): The "Angolan" Tradition of Capoeira; Chapter 12 Malcolm X (1925-1965): A Pan-African Revolutionary , Chapter 13 Romare Bearden (1911-1988): Artist, Intellectual, Activist
    Additional Edition: Print version The Human Tradition in the Black Atlantic, 1500-2000
    Language: English
    Keywords: Electronic books
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