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Becoming African in America : race and nation in the early Black Atlantic

Author: James Sidbury
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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James Sidbury reveals how African identity emerged in the late 18th century Atlantic world, tracing the development of 'African' from a degrading term connoting savage people, to a word that was a source of pride and unity for the diverse victims of the Atlantic slave trade.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sidbury, James.
Becoming African in America.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2007004017
(OCoLC)81861269
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Sidbury
ISBN: 9780198043225 0198043228 9780195320107 0195320107 9781435620254 1435620259 9780199789009 0199789002
OCLC Number: 190864123
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 291 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The First "Africans" --
Toward a Transformed Africa --
An African Homeland? --
Out of America --
Becoming African in the English Atlantic --
African Churches and an African Nation --
Becoming American in Liberia and the United States, 1820-1830 --
Epilogue: The Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 and Renewed Assertions of African Identity.
Responsibility: James Sidbury.

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...a fine and welcome addition to the literature on the history of the African diaspora and the black Atlantic world...the book...will serve as a generative source for further research and inquiry. Read more...

 
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