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Reversing sail : a history of the African diaspora

Reversing sail : a history of the African diaspora

Author: Michael A Gomez
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Series: New approaches to African history
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ., reprintView all editions and formats

This 2005 book examines the global unfolding of the African Diaspora, the migrations and dispersals of the people of Africa, from antiquity to the modern period. The experiences of Africans in the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Gomez
ISBN: 9780521806626 0521806623 9780521001359 0521001358
OCLC Number: 700360668
Description: XII, 236 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Part I. 'Old' World Dimensions: 1. Antiquity; 2. Africans and the Bible; 3. Africans and the Islamic world; Part II. 'New' World Realities: 4. Transatlantic movement; 5. Enslavement; 6. Asserting the right to be; 7. Reconnecting; 8. Movement of peoples.
Series Title: New approaches to African history
Responsibility: Michael A. Gomez.


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'... a must-read for anyone who thinks or teaches about the African diaspora.' New West Indian Guide

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