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Auteur: Walvin, James
Titel: An African's Life
Sub titel: Life and Times of Olaudah Equiano, 1745-97

The autobiography of Olaudah Equiano, a prominent African in late 18th-century Britain, is quoted, anthologized and interpreted in dozens of books and articles. More than any single contemporary, Equiano speaks for the fate of millions of Africans in the era of the transatlantic slave trade. This study attempts to create a rounded portrait of the man behind the literary image, and to study Equiano in the context of Atlantic slavery.
1998, 205 pag., Euro 10
Continuum, New York, ISBN 9780826447043


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