New Book: Le Refus De L’Esclavitude


“Through slavers’ ship logs, account books, and extensive research, Alain Anselin presents a methodical and thorough work on African resistance to slavery in Le Refus de l´esclavitude: Résistances africaines a la traite négrière[The Refusal of Slavery: African Resistances to the Black Slave Trade]. The author considers his book to be an homage to the refusal of slavery, which animated, on sea as well as on land, through three centuries, all the rebellions of tens of thousands African captives destined to slavery on American and Caribbean plantations….”

(See Repeating Islands for more)