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Africans in the Old South

Mapping Exceptional Lives across the Atlantic World

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674495166

Publication Date: 04/04/2016

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224 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

15 maps

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Africans in the Old South is an original and illuminating biographical narrative of six Africans whose diverse and compelling stories challenge us to think deeply about African mobility and resourcefulness across the uneven geographies of Atlantic slavery and abolition.—Sharla M. Fett, author of Working Cures: Healing, Health, and Power on Southern Slave Plantations

Sparks offers fascinating biographies of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century African people moving through North America in ways that subvert and enrich our understanding of race and slavery in the United States.—James Sidbury, author of Becoming African in America

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