- Author:Sylviane A. Diouf
- Publisher:James Currey (January 22, 2004)
- Pages:270 pages
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Fighting the Slave Trade provides a comprehensive and compelling interpretation of the West African . That being said I was dissapointed that the book does not discuss West African resistance to Europeans.
Benedetta Rossi, Progress in Development Studies. For example, the famed Senegalese King of Almammy in 1787 not only banned slavery but banned any slave being carried through his kingdom.
Fighting the Slave Trade provides a comprehensive and compelling interpretation of the West African .
Fighting the Slave Trade is the first book to explore in a systematic manner the strategies Africans used to. .
Fighting the Slave Trade is the first book to explore in a systematic manner the strategies Africans used to protect and defend themselves and their communities from the onslaught of the Atlantic slave trade and how they assaulted i. While most studies of the slave trade focus on the volume of captives and on their ethnic origins, the question of how the Africans organized their familial and communal lives to resist and assail it has not received adequate attention.
DOCUMENTING THE SLAVE TRADE The English in West Africa, 1681–1683 .
DOCUMENTING THE SLAVE TRADE The English in West Africa, 1681–1683: The Local Correspondence of the Royal African Company of England, 1681–1699. European nations and African political states traded material goods for human bodies along the coast of west Africa. In turn, upwards of 21 million Africans from west central Africa were transported to the New World as slaves.
This collection of thirteen case studies by international scholars examines the strategies whole societies adopted in opposition to slavery over a period of five centuries.
Fighting the Slave Trade: West African Strategies.
Fighting the Slave Trade
Fighting the Slave Trade. by Sylviane A. Diouf. This is the first book to explore in a systematic manner the strategies used by Africans to protect and defend themselves and their communities from the onslaught of the Atlantic slave trade and how they assaulted it. It concludes with a reflective epilogue on the memory of slavery. North America: Ohio U Press.
Fighting the Slave Trade. West African Strategies. Ed by Sylviane A. Ohio University Press, Athens; James Currey, Oxford 2003. Find out more about sending content to Dropbox. Fighting the Slave Trade.
Christopher Fyfe, Sylviane A. Published: 1 January 2004. Africa, Volume 74, pp 680-681; doi:10. Keywords: Sylviane, Diouf, ISBN, Fighting the Slave, slave trade, west African, Hard Covers, African Strategies, paperback. For questions or feedback, please reach us at support at scilit.
Introduction Sylviane A. Fighting the Slave Trade' seems a never-ending battle. Enslavement and the trade in slaves challenged West Africans to reinforce and define their own physical and cultural boundaries. Lacustrine Villages in South Benin as Refuge From the Slave Trade Elisée Soumonni. But we can still be grateful for these stimulating, revisionist papers which provide such a comprehensive view of how it was once fought in West Africa. Christopher Fyfe Africa: Journal of the International African Institute Edinburgh University Press. Different societies either participated in or thwarted the trade in humans in an effort to retain their own group integrity.