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Abaka, Edmund Kobina
House of slaves and "door of no return" : Gold Coast/Ghana slave forts, castles and dungeons and the Atlantic slave trade / by Edmund Abaka
Alternate Title Door of no return
Gold Coast/Ghana slave forts, castles and dungeons and the Atlantic slave trade
Trenton N.J. : Africa World Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HT1394.G48 A23 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Slave trade -- Ghana -- History
Slave trade -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- History
Fortification -- Ghana
Historic buildings -- Ghana
Castles -- Ghana
Prisons -- Ghana
Slaves -- Dwellings -- Ghana
Slaves -- Ghana -- Social conditions
Physical Description xxviii, 413 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-403) and index
Contents Introduction: Gold Coast slave forts and castles as frontiers of Euro-African economic and cultural encounter, c. 1482-1960 -- The long shadow of the enslaved: from Africa into the diaspora -- Portuguese global trade: slave forts, castles and dungeons on the Gold Coast and the Atlantic slave trade -- The Dutch global enterprise and the Atlantic slave trade: slave fort and castle construction -- English hegemony: the slave forts, castles and dungeons and the Atlantic slave trade -- The Danes on the eastern seaboard of the Gold Coast: the "Baltic-African complex" and the Atlantic slave trade -- The Brandenburgers and the Atlantic slave trade: following the Dutch example in the Guinea trade -- Conclusion: from "gates of no return" to "gates of return": PANAFEST, emancipation commemoration and the slave forts, castles and dungeons in Ghana
Series Harriet Tubman series on the African diaspora

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