aller au contenu
Prince among slaves Aperçu de cet ouvrage
FermerAperçu de cet ouvrage
Vérifiant…

Prince among slaves

Auteur : Terry Alford
Éditeur : Oxford, England ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Édition/format :   Livre : Biographie : Anglais : 30th anniversary edVoir toutes les éditions et les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
Résumé :
Overview: In this remarkable work, Terry Alford tells the story of Abd al Rahman Ibrahima, a Muslim slave who, in 1807, was recognized by an Irish ship's surgeon as the son of an African king who had saved his life many years earlier. "The Prince," as he had become known to local Natchez, Mississippi residents, had been captured in war when he was 26 years old, sold to slave traders, and shipped to America. Slave  Lire la suite...
Évaluation :

(pas encore évalué) 0 avec des critiques - Soyez le premier.

Sujets
Plus comme ceci

 

Trouver un exemplaire dans la bibliothèque

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Recherche de bibliothèques qui possèdent cet ouvrage...

Détails

Genre/forme : Biography
Personne nommée : Abd al-Rahman Ibrahima; Abd al-Rahman Ibrahima
Type d’ouvrage : Biographie
Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Terry Alford
ISBN : 9780195320459 019532045X 9780195042238 : 0195042239
Numéro OCLC : 191202982
Description : xx, 316 p., [8] p. of plates : geneal. tables, ill., map, ports. ; 21 cm.
Contenu : Acknowledgments --
Why --
The white turban --
Across the broad casamance --
A common slave --
Annus Mirabilis and after --
Unbroken in body and mind --
A northern campaign --
The Almoner of his bounty --
A single plank --
Epilogue --
Afterword --
Appendix --
Genealogies --
Map of West Africa in the 1780s.
Responsabilité : Terry Alford.

Résumé :

Overview: In this remarkable work, Terry Alford tells the story of Abd al Rahman Ibrahima, a Muslim slave who, in 1807, was recognized by an Irish ship's surgeon as the son of an African king who had saved his life many years earlier. "The Prince," as he had become known to local Natchez, Mississippi residents, had been captured in war when he was 26 years old, sold to slave traders, and shipped to America. Slave though he was, Ibrahima was an educated, aristocratic man, and he was made overseer of the large cotton and tobacco plantation of his master, who refused to sell him to the doctor for any price. After years of petitioning by Dr. Cox and others, Ibrahima finally gained freedom in 1828 through the intercession of U.S. Secretary of State Henry Clay. Sixty-six years old, Ibrahima sailed for Africa the following year, with his wife, and died there of fever just five months after his arrival. The year 2007 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of Prince Among Slaves, the only full account of Ibrahima's life, pieced together from first-person accounts and historical documents gathered on three continents. It is not only a remarkable story, but also the story of a remarkable man, who endured the humiliation of slavery without ever losing his dignity or his hope for freedom. This thirtieth anniversary edition, which will be released to coincide with a major documentary being aired on Ibrahima's life, has been updated to include material discovered since the original printing, a fuller presentation and appreciation of other African Muslims in American slavery-Ibrahima's contemporaries-and a review of new and important literature and developments in the field. This is the true story of an African prince sold into slavery in the American South.

Critiques

Critiques éditoriales

Synopsis de l’éditeur

"Alford writes with a straightforward simplicity that nonetheless takes account of all sorts of complexities, including racial attitudes in this country at that time, and class attitudes as Lire la suite...

 
Critiques d’utilisateurs
Récupération des critiques de GoodReads...
Récuperation des critiques DOGObooks…

Tags

Tous les tags des utilisateurs (2)

Voir les tags les plus utilisés sous forme de : liste de tags | nuage de tags

Ouvrages semblables

Confirmez cette demande

Vous avez peut-être déjà demandé cet ouvrage. Veuillez sélectionner OK si vous voulez poursuivre avec cette demande quand même.

Données liées


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/191202982>
library:oclcnum"191202982"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/191202982>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"30th anniversary ed."
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2007"
schema:description"Acknowledgments -- Why -- The white turban -- Across the broad casamance -- A common slave -- Annus Mirabilis and after -- Unbroken in body and mind -- A northern campaign -- The Almoner of his bounty -- A single plank -- Epilogue -- Afterword -- Appendix -- Genealogies -- Map of West Africa in the 1780s."@en
schema:description"Overview: In this remarkable work, Terry Alford tells the story of Abd al Rahman Ibrahima, a Muslim slave who, in 1807, was recognized by an Irish ship's surgeon as the son of an African king who had saved his life many years earlier. "The Prince," as he had become known to local Natchez, Mississippi residents, had been captured in war when he was 26 years old, sold to slave traders, and shipped to America. Slave though he was, Ibrahima was an educated, aristocratic man, and he was made overseer of the large cotton and tobacco plantation of his master, who refused to sell him to the doctor for any price. After years of petitioning by Dr. Cox and others, Ibrahima finally gained freedom in 1828 through the intercession of U.S. Secretary of State Henry Clay. Sixty-six years old, Ibrahima sailed for Africa the following year, with his wife, and died there of fever just five months after his arrival. The year 2007 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of Prince Among Slaves, the only full account of Ibrahima's life, pieced together from first-person accounts and historical documents gathered on three continents. It is not only a remarkable story, but also the story of a remarkable man, who endured the humiliation of slavery without ever losing his dignity or his hope for freedom. This thirtieth anniversary edition, which will be released to coincide with a major documentary being aired on Ibrahima's life, has been updated to include material discovered since the original printing, a fuller presentation and appreciation of other African Muslims in American slavery-Ibrahima's contemporaries-and a review of new and important literature and developments in the field. This is the true story of an African prince sold into slavery in the American South."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/6881406>
schema:genre"Biography."@en
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Prince among slaves"@en
schema:numberOfPages"316"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Fermer la fenêtre

Veuillez vous identifier dans WorldCat 

Vous n’avez pas de compte? Vous pouvez facilement créer un compte gratuit.