Working the diaspora : the impact of African labor on the Anglo-American world, 1650-1850 (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Working the diaspora : the impact of African labor on the Anglo-American world, 1650-1850

Author: Frederick C Knight
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2010.
Series: Culture, labor, history
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Challenges readers to alter their conceptual frameworks about Africans by looking at them as workers who, through the course of the Atlantic slave trade and plantation labor, shaped the development  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick C Knight
ISBN: 9780814748183 081474818X
OCLC Number: 642297879
Description: xi, 229 pages : illustrations, cartes
Contents: Material life in West and West Central Africa, 1650-1800 : an introduction ; Seeds of change : African agricultural workers in the Anglo-American colonies ; Cultivating knowledge : African tobacco and cotton workers in the Americas ; In an ocean of blue : West African indigo workers in the Atlantic world to 1800 ; Building Africans : black workers in colonial America and the antebellum South ; Natural worship : slavery, the environment, and black consciousness in the antebellum.
Series Title: Culture, labor, history
Responsibility: Frederick C. Knight.
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"Working the Diaspora is one of few books about American slavery to take Africa seriously...Knight deserves high praise for telling the story." -- Walter Hawthorne * New West Indian Guide * "This Read more...

 
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