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Saltwater Slavery

A Middle Passage from Africa to American Diaspora
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Maritime history, Slavery & emancipation, c 1600 to c 1700, History - U.S, History, History: American, Africa, USA, Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General, United States - Colonial Period, History / United States / Colonial Period (1600-1775), History - General History, 17th century, 18th century, Slavery, Slaves, Social conditions, United S
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ISBN 139780674023499

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Smallwood sought to give a new history of American Slavery starting in Africa, and detailing how the horrors of crossing the Atlantic, the “commodification” of slaves, and the captivity led /5.

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of California, Berkeley;Scenes Read full review/5(2). Saltwater Slavery: With this new study of transatlantic slavery, Smallwood promises to add an unprecedented dimension to research on American slavery. Educated at Columbia and Duke, Smallwood has received grants to do research in the United Kingdom and Ghana from 5/5.

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This bold, innovative book promises to radically alter our understanding of the Atlantic slave trade, and the depths of its horrors. Stephanie E. Smallwood offers a penetrating look at the process of enslavement from its African origins through the Middle Passage and into the American slave market.

Saltwater Slavery is animated by deep research and gives us a graphic experience of the slave 5/5(1). born children [of slaves].” Looking critically at saltwater slavery, means looking closely at the numerous aspects of migration from Africa to America. KAAVONIA HINTON (February 8, ) Disclosure: This article is not an endorsement, but a review.

The author of this book provided free copies of the book to have their book reviewed by. Overview. Saltwater Slavery: A Middle Passage from Africa to American Diaspora by author and history professor Stephanie E. Smallwood is a work of historical non-fiction that recreates the slave trade through the eyes of African slaves.

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Saltwater Slavery: A Middle Passage from Africa to American Diaspora. Cambridge, A number of instances of slave suicide and rebellion are cited in the book, but the issue of slave resistance, in whatever form it took, deserves more attention than it receives here.

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Smallwood herself describes the subject, writing, "Saltwater Slavery brings the people aboard slave ships to life as subjects in American social history." Smallwood seeks to better understand the perspectives of slaves in the Atlantic World of the Middle Passage by reading between the lines of European documents to tease out the slaves' narratives.5/5(1).

saltwater slavery, an absolute exclusion from any social community. Throughout the book, Smallwood stresses Africans’ varied responses to their attempted commodification, and slave traders’ “thoroughly scientific” (43) development of institutions, methods, and sites of.

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Paper $ Stephanie E. Smallwood, Associate Professor at the University of Washington, analyzes the English Royal African Company’s (RAC) records to explore the human story of. Saltwater Slavery [Stephanie E. Smallwood]. This bold, innovative book promises to radically alter our understanding of the Atlantic slave trade, and the depths of its horrors.

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While one of the significant contributions oí Saltwater Slavery is its critique of the mathematical reasoning that produced the official account of the slave trade and consequently its willingness to cast in doubt the governing norms of the historical guild, the book endeavors to do more than that.As the narrative follows the progress of the newly enslaved across the Middle Passage, Smallwood's use of quotes brings to life the everyday horror experienced by 'Saltwater Slaves,' as Africans first arriving in the Americas were described at the time., Stephanie E.

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