From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans
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It is possible, however, to overemphasize the importance of the central political
organization among Africans. To be sure, the power of the kings, ministers, and
subchiefs was considerable, but beneath this semblance of national unity was
It is, therefore, no mere accident that the seventeenth century, which witnessed
the first important advances in the slave trade, also saw the growth of European
interest in colonizing and developing the economic life of the New World.
New Orleans was, of course, the important port of entry and became the most
important slave- trading center in the lower South. Other slaves were sent
overland, through southwestern Virginia to Tennessee, thence into Alabama,
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Land of Their Ancestors
Olaudah Equiano Gustavus Vassa Describes His Homeland1756
The African Way of Life
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From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans, Volume 1
John Hope Franklin,Alfred A. Moss
No preview available - 1997
From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans : From the ...
John Hope Franklin,Alfred A. Moss, Jr.
No preview available - 1998