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Captives and voyagers : black migrants across the eighteenth-century British Atlantic world

Author: Alexander X Byrd
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2010.
Series: Antislavery, abolition, and the Atlantic world.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : English : Louisiana pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander X Byrd
ISBN: 9780807137109 0807137103
OCLC Number: 665832466
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Description: xi, 346 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The slave trade from the Biafran interior : violence, serial displacement, and the rudiments of Igbo society --
The slave ship and the beginnings of Igbo society in the African diaspora --
White power and the context of slave seasoning in eighteenth-century Jamaica --
Routines of disaster and revolution --
Social movement and imagining freedom in the British capital --
Migration and the impossible demands of leaving London --
From slaves to free subjects in British North America --
Black society and the limits of British freedom --
The effects of exodus : Afro-maritime society in motion --
Arriving in Sierra Leone : catastrophe and its aftermaths --
Conclusion: Migration and black society in the eighteenth-century British Atlantic world.
Series Title: Antislavery, abolition, and the Atlantic world.
Other Titles: Captives and voyagers : black migrants across the 18th-century British Atlantic world
Responsibility: Alexander X. Byrd.

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