Paths of the Atlantic Slave Trade: Interactions, Identities, and Images

by Ana Lucia Araujo

Table of Contents

List of Figures

List of Tables


Interactions, Identities, and Images (Ana Lucia Araujo)

Part I: Moving Paths

Chapter 1: New England Merchants and the Circum-Caribbean Slave Trade (Jennifer L. Anderson)

Chapter 2: Accounting for “Wharfage, Porterage, and Pilferage”: Maritime Slaves and Resistance in Charleston, South Carolina (Craig T. Marin)

Chapter 3: ‘An Act of Deportation:’ The Jamaican Maroons’ Journey from Freedom to Slavery and Back Again, 1796–1836 (Jeffrey A. Fortin)

Part II: Paths to Freedom

Chapter 4: New Africans in the Post-Slavery French West Indies and Guiana: Close Encounters? (1857–1889) (Céline Flory)

Chapter 5: “The Ship of Slavery”: Atlantic Slave Trade Suppression, Liberated Africans, and Black Abolition Politics in Antebellum New York (Sharla M. Fett)

Chapter 6: Common Bedfellows? Brazilian Anti-Slavery and Anti-Capital Punishment Efforts in Comparative Perspective (Peter M. Beattie)

Part III: Paths of Identities

Chapter 7: Between Memory, Myth and History: Transatlantic Voyagers of the Casa Branca Temple (Lisa Earl Castillo)

Chapter 8: Commercial and Personal Ties Across the Atlantic: The Benguela-Bahia Connections, 1700–1850 (Mariana P. Candido)

Chapter 9: Women Merchants and Slave Depots: Saint-Louis, Senegal and St. Mary’s, Madagascar (Wendy Wilson Fall)

Part IV: Paths of Representations

Chapter 10: Hidden Beneath the Surface: Atlantic Slavery in Winslow Homer’s “Gulf Stream” (Peter H. Wood)

Chapter 11: Slaves’ Supplicant & Slaves’ Triumphant: The Middle Passage of an Abolitionist Icon (Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie)

Chapter 12: Picturing Homes and Border Crossings: The Slavery Trope in Films of the Black Atlantic (Awam Amkpa and Gunja SenGupta)

Sources and Bibliography

Notes on Contributors



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