11 edition of African-British writings in the eighteenth century found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -171) and index.
|Series||Contributions to the study of world literature,, no. 94|
|LC Classifications||PR129.A35 W66 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiii, 180 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||180|
|LC Control Number||98006758|
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"This dual goal of exploring the discourse on race of an entire century and of exploring how selected texts participate in that discourse on race is an ambitious one, but it is one that Woodward meets n-British Writings in the Eighteenth Century is a compelling and convincing examination of the writings of emancipated is a great deal of interest in this book Cited by: The eighteenth century was a time of great cultural change in Britain.
It was a period marked by expeditions to the New World, Africa, and the Orient, and these voyages were reflected in the travel literature of the era. It was also a period in which seventeenth-century empiricism and the Author: Helena Woodard.
In The African-British Long Eighteenth Century, Tcho Mbaimba Caulker has provided a vigorous study of the other side of the long eighteenth century, a history and culture beyond slavery, inside and outside empire. Delving deep into the often forgotten archive of Afri-British settlement in Sierra Leone, the author has written a work that will make Africa visible in the powerful Cited by: 1.
In the last quarter of the 18th century Great Britain was the largest trader of human lives between Africa and the plantations in the Americas and the Caribbean. Almost one million enslaved Africans in the British Caribbean worked about 3, hours a year.
The result was 3, million hours of free labour producing sugar, cotton and coffee. African-British Writings in the Eighteenth Century: The Politics of Race and Reason (Contributions to the Study of World Literature) | Helena Woodard | download | B–OK.
Download books for free. Find books. "This dual goal of exploring the discourse on race of an entire century and of exploring how selected texts participate in that discourse on race is an ambitious one, but it is one that Woodward meets n-British Writings in the Eighteenth Century is a compelling and convincing examination of the writings of emancipated is a great deal of interest in this book Author: Helena Woodard.
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