ARTICLES/JOURNAL: Special Joint Issue on Slavery and Anti-Slavery in the Atlantic world

The American Historical Review and Past & Present have joined forces to publish a joint, virtual special issue reviewing historiographic debates related to slavery and anti-slavery in the Atlantic World.

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BOOK: Landers on Atlantic Creoles in the Age of Revolutions

Jane G. Landers. Atlantic Creoles in the Age of Revolutions. Reprint. Harvard University Press, 2011. via HUP: Sailing the tide of a tumultuous era of Atlantic revolutions, a remarkable group of African-born and African-descended individuals transformed themselves from slaves into active agents of their lives and times. Big Prince Whitten, the black Seminole Abraham, and General Georges Biassou were “Atlantic creoles,” Africans who found their way … Continue reading BOOK: Landers on Atlantic Creoles in the Age of Revolutions

CONF: Endangered Archives Workshop 2010

*Endangered Archives Workshop 2010 Harriet Tubman Institute, York University, Canada Saturday, January 23 * * * With the explosive use of computers in recent decades, a growing number of researchers have been involved in the preservation of endangered archival documents through digital means. Accordingly, there are researchers funded by various significant bodies currently working in Algeria, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Ghana, Jamaica, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and … Continue reading CONF: Endangered Archives Workshop 2010

September 2008 African Diaspora Archaeology Newsletter is Up

From the site: In September’s newsletter, we feature: articles and essays by E. Kofi Agorsah, Thomas Butler, Jane Eva Baxter, John D. Burton, John Ringquist, Marty Wild, and Zacharys Anger Gundu; a compiled list of recent dissertations in African diaspora archaeology and history; news reports and announcements; and book reviews by James G. Gibb, Christopher Espenshade, John Roby, and B. R. Fortenberry. The African Diaspora … Continue reading September 2008 African Diaspora Archaeology Newsletter is Up