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Studies in the World History of Slavery, Abolition and Emancipation, II, 1 (1997)

@inproceedings{Lovejoy2005StudiesIT,
  title={Studies in the World History of Slavery, Abolition and Emancipation, II, 1 (1997)},
  author={P. Lovejoy},
  year={2005}
}
  • P. Lovejoy
  • Published 2005
  • Lovejoy argues that sufficient information exists about individuals taken as captives in the slave trade to allow historians to dispense with a generalized notion of a "traditional" African background for New World blacks and, accordingly, to articulate the African-ness of the black diaspora with ethnic and historical specificity. Lovejoy concedes there are difficulties involved with absorbing the "extensive documentation on the African-ness of the slave communities of the diaspora," but he… CONTINUE READING
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