This is the first scholarly work that looks comprehensively at the reparations discussion in the Caribbean.
Dunbar: "Although Kinte ultimately answered to his English name, his rejection of Christianity and steadfast belief in Islam are welcome additions to this version of Roots."
"The banjo has been called by many names over its history, but they all refer to the same sound—strings humming over skin—that has eased souls and electrified crowds for centuries. The Banjo invites us to hear that sound afresh in a biography of one of America’s iconic folk instruments. Attuned to a rich heritage spanning continents and cultures, Laurent Dubois traces the banjo from humble origins, revealing how it became one of the great stars of American musical life.
At the UNC Press Blog, Historian LaKisha Michelle Simmons explores the historic and symbolic significance of the plantation settings in Beyonce's visual album, Lemonade, including references to the 1811 Louisiana slave revolt.
Special Issue: Material Cultures of Slavery and Abolition in the British Caribbean Edited by Christer Petley and Stephan Lenik Stephan Lenik and Christer Petley, ‘Introduction: The Material Cultures of Slavery and Abolition in the British Caribbean’ Section I – Planters, workers and the development of plantation space 1. Douglas V. Armstrong and Matthew C. Reilly, … Continue reading ARTICLES: Material Cultures of Slavery in British Caribbean
Madeleine Dobie. Trading Places: Colonization and Slavery in Eighteenth-Century French Culture. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2010. From Cornell University Press: "In Trading Places, Madeleine Dobie explores the place of the colonial world in the culture of the French Enlightenment. She shows that until a turning point in the late 1760s questions of colonization and … Continue reading BOOK: Dobie on Images of Slavery in 18c French Culture