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Black Africans in the British imagination : English narratives of the early Atlantic world / Cassander L. Smith.

Author:
Smith, Cassander L., 1977- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
ix, 223 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-217) and index.
Contents:
Introduction: Black Africans, a Black legend, and challenges of representation -- Points of origin: English voyages to Guinea -- Reconstructing the Ethiop: Sir Francis Drake and the simarrones of Panama -- Alliances real and imagined: Thomas Gage and Black African collaboration in New Spain -- Consuming beauty: Richard Ligon, Black African women, and a reciprocity of power -- Locating Africa in the Americas: George Best, Sir Walter Ralegh, and the quandaries of racial representation -- Afterword: beyond the mediation.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN:
  • 9780807163849 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 0807163848 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
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LCCN:
2016012831
OCLC:
959667285
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