African voices of the Atlantic slave trade : beyond the silence and the shame / Anne C. Bailey

Author(s): Bailey, Anne C. (Anne Caroline)
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Subjects: Slave trade--Africa, West--History
Slave trade--America--History
Slave trade--Ghana--History
Anlo (African people)--Social conditions
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boston : Beacon Press, c2005
LC Classification: H, HT
Physical Description: 289 p. : ill., 1 map ; 23 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2004015082
ISBN: 0807055123 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-279) and index
Contents: Introduction: from the Middle Passage to middle quarters, Jamaica: the transformation of a personal journey -- The incident at Atorkor: a break with the past -- African agency in the Atlantic slave trade -- African resistance: the slave who whipt her mistress and ganed her fredom and other oral and written tales -- European and American agency in the Atlantic slave trade -- The social and political impact of the Atlantic slave trade on the old Slave Coast -- Subversion of the sacred: the effects of the Atlantic slave trade on Slave Coast -- Reparations as rememory and redress
OCLC Number: 55846000
ISBN/ISSN: 0807055123