Hilary McD. Beckles, Britain’s Black Debt: Reparations for Slavery and Native Genocide. Kingston, Jamaica: Univ of West Indies Pr, 2013.
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Erica Armstrong Dunbar writes:
Runaway Slaves in Britain is led by Simon P. Newman, Stephen Mullen, and Nelson Mundell:
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Anywhere But Here brings together new scholarship on the cross-cultural experiences of intellectuals of African descent since the eighteenth century. The book embraces historian Paul Gilroy’s prominent thesis in The Black Atlantic and posits arguments beyond The Black Atlantic’s traditional organization and symbolism.
H/T – The Repeating Islands – Andrea Estrada interviews Esther Lezra on her new book The Colonial Art of Demonizing Others (Routledge, 2014): “It was important to show that the representational patterns that we use today are inheritors of an early representational rhetoric that was intrinsically tied up with material violence and injustice endured by peoples who were subjected to empire and colonialism,” Lezra said. … Continue reading Interview: The Colonial Art of Demonizing Others | The UCSB Current
J. L. Bell of Boston 1775 posts Thomas Hutchinson description of meeting Dido Belle in 1779: Continue reading SOURCE: Thomas Hutchinson Meets Dido Belle
Josep Maria Fradera and Christopher Schmidt-Nowara, eds. Slavery and Antislavery in Spain’s Atlantic Empire. New York: Berghahn Books, 2013. via Berghahn Books: African slavery was pervasive in Spain’s Atlantic empire yet remained in the margins of the imperial economy until the end of the eighteenth century when the plantation revolution in the Caribbean colonies put the slave traffic and the plantation at the center of colonial … Continue reading EDITED: Fradera and Schmidt-Nowara on Slavery in Spain’s Atlantic Empire
May 10, 2013 is France’s national day of remembrance of the slave trade, slavery and their abolition.