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Bound for America : the forced migration of Africans to the New World / James Haskins & Kathleen Benson ; paintings by Floyd Cooper.

Haskins, James, 1941-2005 (Author). Benson, Kathleen (Added Author). Cooper, Floyd, (ill.).

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  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Watkinsville/Oconee County Library.

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Athens Regional Library System:
      Watkinsville/Oconee County Library
JUV JNF 382.44 HASKINS
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Item details

  • ISBN: 0688102581
  • ISBN: 9780688102586
  • ISBN: 068810259X (library binding)
  • ISBN: 9780688102593 (library binding)
  • Physical Description: 48 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, c1999.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.
Contents:
Slavery in history -- Europe in 1492 -- Africa in 1492 -- Slavery in Africa -- New World slaves -- Capturing the slaves -- The march to the coast -- Slave holding pens -- Selecting slaves for purchase -- Branding slaves -- Leaving the African Shore -- Conditions on slave ships -- Feeding the slaves -- Dancing the slaves -- Shipboard mutinies -- The Amistad Revolt -- The journey ends -- Milestones in the history of slavery.
Summary, etc.:
Discusses the European enslavement of Africans, including their capture, branding, conditions on slave ships, shipboard mutinies, and arrival in the Americas.
Subject: Slave trade > America > History > Juvenile literature.
Slave trade > Africa > History > Juvenile literature.
Slavery > America > History > Juvenile literature.
Slave trade > History > Juvenile literature.
Slavery > History > Juvenile literature.
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