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The birth of Black America : the first African Americans and the pursuit of freedom at Jamestown

Author: Tim Hashaw
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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The voyage that shaped early America was neither that of the Susan Constant in 1607 nor the Mayflower in 1620. Absolutely vital to the formation of English-speaking America was the voyage made by some sixty Africans stolen from a Spanish slave ship and brought to the young struggling colony of Jamestown in 1619. It was an act of colonial piracy that angered King James I of England, causing him to carve up the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Hashaw
OCLC Number: 145339756
Notes: Originally published: New York : Carroll & Graf Pub., ©2007. 1st Carroll & Graf ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Founders of black America leave Africa: Masquerade; Jagas; Game at chess; Into the realm of Kalunga; Alias, the "Dutchman" --Founders land at Jamestown: Unmasked; Black knight's last pawn --
Founders seek freedom: First martyr; Two save the colony; That the child shall be free; Ties that bind; Making hay; Shirt; Angola plantation; America George --
Founders' legacy: Jamestown burns; Roots of abolition --
Bantu glossary.
Responsibility: Tim Hashaw.

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Four hundred years after the birth of English-speaking America, this volume reconstructs the true origins of the United States and of the African-American experience. Here, Hashaw explores the  Read more...

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