BOOK: Smallwood on Saltwater Slavery and the Middle Passage

Smallwood, Stephanie E. Saltwater Slavery: A Middle Passage from Africa to American Diaspora. 11/15/08 edition. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2008.

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DIGITAL: Gaffield’s Dessalines Reader

Hosted, organized, and compiled by Julia Gaffield:

“Jean-Jacques Dessalines is one of the Haitian Revolution’s most poorly and least understood heroes. Beginning with his ascent to power and continuing into the twenty-first century, Dessalines has been criticized for his use of violence during and after the Revolution as well as for his alleged political incompetence. Much of the criticism is a product of racist beliefs about his “African” character despite the fact that we do not know with certainty whether he was born in Saint-Domingue or in West Africa. His “Africanness” is almost always pitted against the “civility” and “moderation” of the earlier revolutionary leader Toussaint Louverture….”

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ARTICLES: JAAH SYMPOSIUM ON GERALD HORNE

A special symposium in the Journal of African American History featured the work of Gerald Horne, historian of African American and African diaspora history:

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EDITED: Scully and Patton on Gender and Slave Emancipation in the Atlantic World

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Pamela Scully and Diana Paton, eds. Gender and Slave Emancipation in the Atlantic World. Duke University Press, 2005.

via Duke U Press:

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2016-17 Howard University Slavery Seminar

Ana Lucia Araujo of Howard University has announced the program of the slavery seminar at Howard University.

Via Ana Lucia Araujo on Facebook:

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