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Beckles, Hilary; Shepherd,Verene A.
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Saving souls: The struggle to end the transatlantic trade in Africans
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Kingston, Jamaica
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Ian Randle Publishers
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2007
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Abstract
In Saving Souls: The struggle to End the Transatlantic Trade in Africans, the companion volume to Trading Souls, noted Caribbean historians Hilary Beckles and Verene Shepherd trace the African experience from capture, the horrors of the Middle Passage, to liberation. Their story emphasizes the contributions of the victims of the enslaved even while acknowledging the critical role of the British abolitionists. Readers will learn about: - The structure and conduct of the trade in African People - Details of the resistance of Africans to capture, sale and transportation. - The abolition movement - involving black and white, enslaved and free, male and female, Christian activists - Legacies of the 1807 Act....
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