African Voices on Slavery and the Slave Trade: Volume 2, Essays on Sources and Methods
Explores how to use different types of sources to write the history of slavery and the slave trade in Africa. Les mer
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Explores how to use different types of sources to write the history of slavery and the slave trade in Africa.
Introduction: sources and methods - writing about African slavery and the slave trade Alice Bellagamba, Sandra E. Greene and Martin A. Klein; 1. Excavating Arabic sources for the history of slavery and slave trade in Western Africa Ghislaine Lydon and Bruce Hall; 2. Christian missionaries on record: documenting slavery and the slave trade from the late fifteenth to the early twentieth century Sandra E. Greene; 3. Early-modern European-language sources on African slavery: the historian at work Pierluigi Valsecchi; 4. African intellectual ideas in the age of legal slavery and the slave trade Sandra E. Greene and Oluwatoyin Oduntan; 5. Looking for slavery in colonial archives: French West Africa Martin A. Klein; 6. Slave voices in African colonial courts: sources and methods Kristin Mann and Richard Roberts; 7. Understanding African slavery past through spirit possession Alessandra Brivio; 8. Yesterday and today: oral representations of the past and the legacy of African slavery Alice Bellagamba.
Alice Bellagamba is Associate Professor of Cultural and Social Anthropology in the Department of Human Sciences for Education 'Riccardo Massa' at the University of Milan-Bicocca. Sandra E. Greene is Professor of African History in the Department of History at Cornell University. Martin A. Klein is Professor Emeritus in the Department of History at the University of Toronto.