We are unable to display your institutional affiliation without JavaScript turned on.
Shibboleth

Shibboleth authentication is only available to registered institutions.

Project MUSE

Browse Book and Journal Content on Project MUSE
OR

Browse Results For:

History > African History > West Africa

previous PREV 2 3 4 5

Results 41-41 of 41

:
:
West African Narratives of Slavery Cover

Access Restricted This search result is for a Book

West African Narratives of Slavery

Texts from Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Ghana

Sandra E. Greene

Slavery in Africa existed for hundreds of years before it was abolished in the late 19th century. Yet, we know little about how enslaved individuals, especially those who never left Africa, talked about their experiences. Collecting never before published or translated narratives of Africans from southeastern Ghana, Sandra E. Greene explores how these writings reveal the thoughts, emotions, and memories of those who experienced slavery and the slave trade. Greene considers how local norms and the circumstances behind the recording of the narratives influenced their content and impact. This unprecedented study affords unique insights into how ordinary West Africans understood and talked about their lives during a time of change and upheaval.

previous PREV 2 3 4 5

Results 41-41 of 41

:
:

Return to Browse All on Project MUSE

Research Areas

Content Type

  • (41)

Access

  • You have access to this content
  • Free sample
  • Open Access
  • Restricted Access