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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 : 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 : 1508484813
ISBN 13 : 9781508484813

DESCRIPTION Title Fighting the Slave Trade The Author Alastair North, aged 82, has lived in Thailand for 31 years. He is a former Professor of Physical Chemistry at the University ..


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..



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..


Labour And Living Standards In Pre Colonial West Africa

ISBN 10 : 9781317222163
ISBN 13 : 1317222164

Sub-Saharan Africa is the poorest region in the world. But its current status has skewed our understanding of the economy before colonization. Rönnbäck reconstructs the living st..


Atlantic History

ISBN 10 : 9780195320336
ISBN 13 : 0195320336

This title offers an incisive look at how interpretations of the Atlantic world have changed over time and from a variety of national perspectives. This volume discusses key areas ..


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