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Fighting the Slave Trade: West African Strategies (Western African Studies)



While most studies of the slave trade focus on the volume of captives and on their ethnic origins, the question of how the Africans organized their familial and communal lives to resist and assail it has not received adequate attention. But our picture of the slave trade is incomplete without an examination of the ways in which men and women responded to the threat and reality of enslavement and deportation.Fighting the Slave Trade is the first book to explore in a systematic manner the…


Fighting The Slave Trade

ISBN 10 : 9780821441800
ISBN 13 : 0821441809

While most studies of the slave trade focus on the volume of captives and on their ethnic origins, the question of how the Africans organized their familial and communal lives to r..


Fighting The Slave Trade

ISBN 10 : 0821415174
ISBN 13 : 9780821415177

Annotation Explores in a systematic manner the strategies Africans used to protect and defend themselves and their communities from the onslaught of the Atlantic slave trade and ho..


Fighting The Slave Trade

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105111847948
ISBN 13 :

This collection of thirteen case studies by international scholars examines the strategies whole societies adopted in opposition to slavery over a period of five centuries...


West African Narratives Of Slavery

ISBN 10 : 9780253222947
ISBN 13 : 025322294X

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 lef..


Exchanging Our Country Marks

ISBN 10 : 0807861715
ISBN 13 : 9780807861714

The transatlantic slave trade brought individuals from diverse African regions and cultures to a common destiny in the American South. In this comprehensive study, Michael Gomez es..



Slavery And Reform In West Africa

ISBN 10 : 9780821441831
ISBN 13 : 0821441833

A series of transformations, reforms, and attempted abolitions of slavery form a core narrative of nineteenth-century coastal West Africa. As the region's role in Atlantic commerci..


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