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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195311044
ISBN-10: 0195311043
Format: Hardback
(163mm x 236mm x 30mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-May-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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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.

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