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The slave ship Clotilda and the making of AfricaTown, USA : spirit of our ancestors  Cover Image Book Book

The slave ship Clotilda and the making of AfricaTown, USA : spirit of our ancestors / Natalie S. Robertson.

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  • ISBN: 9780275994914
  • ISBN: 0275994910
  • Physical Description: xiv, 256 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-244) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preulude to peril -- Voyage of the slaver Clotilda -- The Dahomean dimension -- Atlantic passage -- In the jaws of the lion -- Central Nigeria -- The founding of AfricaTown -- Spirit of our ancestors -- Crossroads.
Summary, etc.:
Shows how African captives endured capture, imprisonment, the middle passage, and slavery in America only to persevere and found a free and vibrant community in America.
Subject: Clotilda (Ship)
Clotilda (Ship)
Slaves > Alabama > History > 19th century.
West Africans > Alabama > History > 19th century.
West Africans > Alabama > Biography.
Slaves > Alabama > Biography.
Slave trade > Alabama > Mobile > History > 19th century.
Slavery > Alabama > History > 19th century.
Mobile (Ala.) > History > 19th century.
Slave ships > Alabama.
Slave ships.
Slave trade.
Slavery.
Slaves.
West Africans.
Alabama.
Alabama > Mobile.
Sklavenhandel
Alabama
Afrikaner.
Afrikaner
Mobile, Ala.
Genre: Biographies.
Biographies.
History.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at State Library of Alabama.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS 306.362 ROB 31291002859112 ALABAMA Available -
APLS 306.362 ROB 31291002859187 ALABAMA Available -

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