Freedom Papers: An Atlantic Odyssey in the Age of Emancipation
This saga opens with the enslavement of a woman from Senegambia, and then traces her family’s quest, across five generations, for lives of dignity and equality. The story of Rosalie and her descendants unfolds against the background of three great antiracist struggles: the Haitian Revolution, the French Revolution of 1848, and the U.S. Civil War.
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Freedom Papers is a fascinating historical read. It would be of great interest not only to scholars of African American history and Atlantic studies alike, but, in my opinion, also to both amateurs ... Read full review
Jews on Trial: The Papal Inquisition in Modena, 1598-1638
No preview available - 2011