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The Resource Pioneers of the Black Atlantic : five slave narratives from the Enlightenment, 1772-1815, edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., William L. Andrews

Pioneers of the Black Atlantic : five slave narratives from the Enlightenment, 1772-1815, edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., William L. Andrews

Label
Pioneers of the Black Atlantic : five slave narratives from the Enlightenment, 1772-1815
Title
Pioneers of the Black Atlantic
Title remainder
five slave narratives from the Enlightenment, 1772-1815
Statement of responsibility
edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., William L. Andrews
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the 18th century a small group of black men defied the prohibition on learning and mastered the arts and sciences thereby writing themselves into history. Their autobiographies were published in the late 18th and early 19th centuries
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973/.0496073
Index
no index present
LC call number
E444
LC item number
.P56 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gates, Henry Louis
  • Andrews, William L.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slaves
  • Slaves
  • African Americans
  • Slaves' writings, American
  • American prose literature
  • Slavery in literature
Label
Pioneers of the Black Atlantic : five slave narratives from the Enlightenment, 1772-1815, edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., William L. Andrews
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223068599985
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface / William L. Andrews -- Introduction : the talking book / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- A narrative of the most remarkable particulars in the life of James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw, an African prince / as related by himself -- Narrative of the Lord's wonderful dealings with John Marrant, a Black -- Thoughts and sentiments on the evil and wicked traffic of the slavery and commerce of the human species, humbly submitted to the inhabitants of Great Britain / by Ottobah Cugoano -- The interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African / written by himself -- The life, history, and unparalleled sufferings of John Jea, the African preacher / compiled and written by himself
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 439 p.
Isbn
9781887178983
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
98034796
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Pioneers of the Black Atlantic : five slave narratives from the Enlightenment, 1772-1815, edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., William L. Andrews
Publication
Bar code
31223068599985
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface / William L. Andrews -- Introduction : the talking book / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- A narrative of the most remarkable particulars in the life of James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw, an African prince / as related by himself -- Narrative of the Lord's wonderful dealings with John Marrant, a Black -- Thoughts and sentiments on the evil and wicked traffic of the slavery and commerce of the human species, humbly submitted to the inhabitants of Great Britain / by Ottobah Cugoano -- The interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African / written by himself -- The life, history, and unparalleled sufferings of John Jea, the African preacher / compiled and written by himself
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 439 p.
Isbn
9781887178983
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
98034796
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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