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Byrd, Alexander X., 1968-
Captives and voyagers : black migrants across the eighteenth-century British Atlantic world / Alexander X. Byrd
Alternate Title Captives and voyagers: black migrants across the 18th-century British Atlantic world
Louisiana pbk. ed
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HT1161 .B97 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Slavery -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Blacks -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Slave trade -- Nigeria -- History -- 18th century
Subject Sierra Leone -- History
Physical Description xi, 346 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-332) and index
Contents The slave trade from the Biafran interior : violence, serial displacement, and the rudiments of Igbo society -- The slave ship and the beginnings of Igbo society in the African diaspora -- White power and the context of slave seasoning in eighteenth-century Jamaica -- Routines of disaster and revolution -- Social movement and imagining freedom in the British capital -- Migration and the impossible demands of leaving London -- From slaves to free subjects in British North America -- Black society and the limits of British freedom -- The effects of exodus : Afro-maritime society in motion -- Arriving in Sierra Leone : catastrophe and its aftermaths -- Conclusion: Migration and black society in the eighteenth-century British Atlantic world
Note Originally published: 2008
Series Antislavery, abolition, and the Atlantic world

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