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Dreams of Africa in Alabama

The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Story of the Last Africans Brought to America

by Sylviane A. Diouf

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7392873M
ISBN 100195311043
ISBN 109780195311044

Slavery's Exiles: The Story of the American Maroons The first book on the experience of Maroons in the United States Dreams of Africa in Alabama: The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Story of the Last Africans Brought to America. Dreams of Africa In Alabama addresses the lives of many slaves who were the last slaves to be brought to America in the state of Alabama. International slave trade was legally abolished in They were the last known African slaves to be brought to America since the slave trade had been legally abolished in .

  “It’s the best documented story of the entire slave trade, not only to the U.S., but to the Americas,” says historian Sylviane A. Diouf, author of Dreams of Africa in Alabama: The Slave Ship. Both a dream fulfilled and personal tragedy are revealed in this moving memoir. As a child living in Italy, the author was fascinated with Africa. Then, in at 25, divorced and with a young son, sMissing: Alabama.

Dream of Africa Bush Lodge is privately run by Neil and Val Card and offers luxurious accommodation within meters from the banks of the Kruger National Park. Nestled in the heart of Marloth Park, the bush lodge is surrounded by wild park land where the animals roam freely. The lodge is situated above a large watering hole which attracts a Missing: Alabama. Africatown, also known as AfricaTown USA and Plateau, is a historic community located three miles (5 km) north of downtown Mobile, was formed by a group of 32 West Africans, who in were included in the last known illegal shipment of slaves to the United Atlantic slave trade had been banned since , but enslaved people held by the Kingdom of Dahomey were Coordinates: 30°44′7″N 88°3′31″W / .


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Dreams of Africa in Alabama by Sylviane A. Diouf Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Dreams of Africa in Alabama" tells the story of the last slave ship that came to America and the stories of the Africans that settled in Alabama. They had a completely different experience than Africans that had been brought over earlier, and the book described these differences and how they interacted with each other, the "original" African Americans, and their by:   Dreams of Africa in Alabama is an incredibly well researched book that details the history of the passengers of the Clotilda, the people who enslaved them and what life was like while living in Africa, while being enslaved and the reality of freedom after the Civil War set them free/5.

"Dreams of Africa in Alabama" tells the story of the last slave ship that came to America and the stories of the Africans that settled in Alabama. They had a completely different experience than Africans that had been brought over earlier, and the book described these differences and how they interacted with each other, the "original" African Americans, and their owners/5(71).

Dreams of Africa in Alabama is a beautifully written and meticulous book. It's evident that Ms. Diouf spent a considerable amount of time and detail with her research.

The author describes the Alabama slave trade and the events that lead to the maiden voyage of the modified schooner, by: " Dreams of Africa in Alabama is an excellent example of the new scholarship on the African diaspora that reconstructs the individual life stories of enslaved Africans--in this case the people brought from West Africa to Alabama in on the Clotilda.

This book is a must-read for Genealogist Dreams of African in Alabama In the summer ofmore than fifty years after the United States legally abolished the international slave trade, men, women and children from Benin and Nigeria  were brought ashore in Alabama under cover of night.

The publication of Dreams of Africa in Alabama marks the th anniversary of the abolition of the transatlantic slave of the Wesley-Logan Prize of the American Historical Association.

The last survivor of the Clotilda died inbut African Town is still home to a community of Clotilda descendants. The publication of Dreams of Africa in Alabama marks the th anniversary of.

Information about the book, Dreams of Africa in Alabama: The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Story of the Last Africans Brought to America: the Nonfiction, Hardcover, by Sylviane A. Diouf (Oxford University Press, ) #readingblack.

Dreams of Africa in Alabama. This book is a fine addition to existing narratives of the saga of the transatlantic slave trade and its effects on people and cultures on both sides of the Atlantic.

It is a reconstruction of the lives of the last documented group of enslaved Africans shipped to the United States, their courage and resilience, and their.

Dreams of Africa in Alabama is an extraordinarily well- written historical account, organized chronologically, where the reader will find horror, sorrow and courage, coupled with a sensational resilience to the harsh conditions which the African slaves endured.

* Randall C. Quimby The Northern Mariner * show more/5(). Editions for Dreams of Africa in Alabama: The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Story of the Last Africans Brought to America: (Hardcover published Cited by: Dreams of Africa in Alabama reads as a novel, yet it is the product of rigorous research (performed both in the United States and in Benin) as attested to by the.

Publisher Synopsis Dreams of Africa in Alabama is an extraordinarily well- written historical account, organized chronologically, where the reader will find horror, sorrow and courage, coupled with a sensational resilience to the harsh conditions which the African slaves endured.

* Randall C. Quimby The Northern Mariner * Read more. The publication of Dreams of Africa in Alabama marks the th anniversary of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade.

Winner of the Wesley-Logan Prize of the American Historical Association (). Free Online Library: Dreams of Africa in Alabama: The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Story of the Last Africans Brought to America.(The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Making of AfricaTown, USA: Spirit of Our Ancestors, Book review) by "Journal of Social History"; Sociology and social work Books Book reviews.

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The last survivor of the Clotilda died inbut African Town is still home to a community of Clotilda descendants. The original publication of Dreams of Africa in Alabama marked the th anniversary of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade. © Oxford University Press, Inc.

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Dreams of Africa in Alabama: the slave ship Clotilda and the story of the last Africans brought to America. [Sylviane A Diouf] -- Sylviane A. Diouf reconstructs the lives of men, women, and children from Benin and Nigeria who were brought ashore in Alabama in under cover of night, recounting their capture and passage.