The slave ship Clotilda and the making of Africa Town, USA : spirit of our ancestors (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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The slave ship Clotilda and the making of Africa Town, USA : spirit of our ancestors

Author: Natalie S Robertson
Publisher: Westport (Conn.) ; London : Praeger, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows how African captives endured capture, imprisonment, the middle passage, and slavery in America only to persevere and found a free and vibrant community in America.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Natalie S Robertson
ISBN: 9780275994914 0275994910
OCLC Number: 868554535
Description: XIV, 256 p. ; 25 cm
Contents: Dedication Acknowledgments Chapter One Prelude to Peril Chapter Two Voyage of the Slaver Clotilda Chapter Three The Dahomean Dimension Chapter Four Atlantic Passage Chapter Five In the Jaws of the Lion Chapter Six Central Nigeria Chapter Seven The Founding of AfricaTown Chapter Eight Spirit of Our Ancestors Chapter Nine Cross-Roads Bibliography
Responsibility: Natalie S. Robertson.

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"After 15 years of research, from Benin to Alabama, historian Robertson offers a detailed reconstruction of the illegal voyage of the Clotilda and the amazing effort of the Africans to re-create Read more...

 
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