Description - Dreams of Africa in Alabama by Sylviane A. Diouf
This riveting books tells the fascinating story of the Clotilda, the last ship to bring African slaves to America, the shameful antecedents to the incident and the unusual and inspiring aftermath. Published to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade, the book brings to light a little-known yet vitally important element to this troubled aspect of US history.
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(163mm x 236mm x 30mm)
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Author Biography - Sylviane A. Diouf
Sylviane A. Diouf is an award-winning author of books on African and African diaspora history and culture. She has taught at Libreville University and New York University and is currently a curator at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York.