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Items and Projects tagged as Slave Narrative-Caribbean (Eighteenth Century):

Anon, A Speech Made by a Black of Guardaloupe (1709)

Liz Polcha X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. Abstract“A Speech Made by a Black of Guardaloupe” was published in London in 1709 alongside an open letter, “A Letter from a Merchant at Jamaica To A Member of Parliament, […]

Ashy, Narrative of Ashy; from Narratives of Ashy and Sibell (1799)

Josephine Sloman X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractIn 1799 a white, West Indian born, John Ford recorded the narratives of Sibell and Ashy, two enslaved women in Barbados. They were reproduced by Jerome S. Handler nearly 200 […]

Bon Saam, Moses, Speech of Moses Bon Saam (1735)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. Abstract”The Speech of Moses Bon Sa’am” is described as a “revolutionary speech” addressed to a group of Maroons and slaves in the West Indies. In the speech, Bon Sa’am calls for […]

Cudjoe, The Narrative of Cudjoe: In The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies, Edwards (1793)

William Bond X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractCudjoe’s narrative was published within a footnote (62-3 of Volume II) in Bryan Edwards’s History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies. The footnote also includes […]

Olaudah, Equiano, The Interesting Narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano (1793)

Max Dodge-Harkins X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractThe Interesting Narrative of Olaudah Equiano was first published in 1789 by Equiano himself and was funded through a subscriber method, which entails buyers purchasing the book before it was […]

Olaudah, Equiano, The Interesting Narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano (1794)

Max Dodge-Harkins X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractThe Interesting Narrative of Olaudah Equiano was first published in 1789 by Equiano himself and was funded through a subscriber method, which entails buyers purchasing the book before it was […]

Sessarakoo, William, The Royal African (1749)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractFirst Published in London in 1749, The Royal Prince is supposedly the account of William Ansah Sessarakoo’s life. Born into a royal family in Annamaboe (modern-day Ghana), Sessarakoo was sent by […]

Sibell, Narrative of Sibell; from Narratives of Ashy and Sibell (1799)

Josephine Sloman X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractIn 1799 a white, West Indian born, John Ford recorded the narratives of Sibell and Ashy, two enslaved women in Barbados. They were reproduced by Jerome S. Handler nearly 200 […]

Stedman, John Gabriel, Five Years Narrative (1796) vol1

Liz Polcha X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractIn 1771 John Gabriel Stedman, a Scots Brigade soldier who had served previously for eleven years in the Dutch military, volunteered to combat marooned escaped slaves in the Dutch colony […]

Steele, Richard, Inkle and Yarico (1711)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractThis is a transcription of Richard Steele’s The Story of Inkle and Yarico. The two main characters, a sailor named Thomas Inkle and an indigenous woman named Yarico are borrowed from […]

The Collected Publications of The Prompter, Which Includes ” The Speech of Moses Bon Saam” (1734)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractThis is a collection of important articles, including the revolutionary speech of Moses Bon Sa’am, that were published in the English periodical, The Prompter/. The periodical ran for a relatively short […]

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Items and Projects tagged asSlave Narrative-Caribbean (Eighteenth Century) :

Introduction to the Early Caribbean Slave Narrative

The Early Caribbean Slave Narrative: An Introduction To read the full length essay by Nicole N. Aljoe that helped shape this curated exhibit please see, “Caribbean Slave Narratives.” In The Oxford Handbook of African American Slave Narratives. Ed. John Ernest. New York: Oxford University Press. As a genre, the slave narrative is often primarily associated […]

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Mapping the Early Caribbean Slave Narrative

See Also: the early Caribbean Slave Narrative exhibit Below is a map produced by colab scholar Lindi Nguyen (Northeastern University | Spring 2014), which maps spatial data on authors and publications related to early Caribbean Slave narratives> Lindi Nguyen: As an alternative way to navigate the Early Caribbean Slave Narrative Exhibit, we can use this […]

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