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Pioneers of the Black Atlantic : five slave narratives from the Enlightenment, 1772-1815

Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; William L Andrews
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Civitas, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume contains the complete texts of five black slave narratives of the 18th century. Included here are the writings of James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw, John Marrant, Ottobah Cugoano, Olaudah  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Sources
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pioneers of the Black Atlantic.
Washington, D.C. : Civitas, ©1998
(OCoLC)645826768
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; William L Andrews
ISBN: 1887178988 9781887178983
OCLC Number: 39368581
Description: xiv, 439 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface / William L. Andrews --
Introduction : the talking book / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. --
A narrative of the most remarkable particulars in the life of James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw, an African prince / as related by himself --
Narrative of the Lord's wonderful dealings with John Marrant, a Black --
Thoughts and sentiments on the evil and wicked traffic of the slavery and commerce of the human species, humbly submitted to the inhabitants of Great Britain / by Ottobah Cugoano --
The interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African / written by himself --
The life, history, and unparalleled sufferings of John Jea, the African preacher / compiled and written by himself.
Responsibility: edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., William L. Andrews.
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