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📒Slavery By Any Other Name ✍ Eric Allina
✏Slavery by Any Other Name Book Summary : Based on documents from a long-lost and unexplored colonial archive, Slavery by Any Other Name tells the story of how Portugal privatized part of its empire to the Mozambique Company. In the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the company governed central Mozambique under a royal charter and built a vast forced labor regime camouflaged by the rhetoric of the civilizing mission. Oral testimonies from more than one hundred Mozambican elders provide a vital counterpoint to the perspectives of colonial officials detailed in the archival records of the Mozambique Company. Putting elders' voices into dialogue with officials' reports, Eric Allina reconstructs this modern form of slavery, explains the impact this coercive labor system had on Africans’ lives, and describes strategies they used to mitigate or deflect its burdens. In analyzing Africans’ responses to colonial oppression, Allina documents how some Africans succeeded in recovering degrees of sovereignty, not through resistance, but by placing increasing burdens on fellow Africans—a dynamic that paralleled developments throughout much of the continent. This volume also traces the international debate on slavery, labor, and colonialism that ebbed and flowed during the first several decades of the twentieth century, exploring a conversation that extended from the backwoods of the Mozambique-Zimbabwe borderlands to ministerial offices in Lisbon and London. Slavery by Any Other Name situates this history of forced labor in colonial Africa within the broader and deeper history of empire, slavery, and abolition, showing how colonial rule in Africa simultaneously continued and transformed past forms of bondage.
📒Betrayal By Any Other Name ✍ Khalid Abdullah Tariq Al Mansour
✏Betrayal by Any Other Name Book Summary : A systematic, scholarly attempt to answer the controversial question of who truly speaks for African & Hispanic Americans. Discussed with an historical framework from Africa before & during slavery, the 300 year American slave system, slave emancipation, Civil War reconstruction, Civil Rights & Black Nationalist Movements vis-a-vis African-American leadership. A similar treatment is presented in the evolution of Hispanic American leadership couched in little known historical facts about Aztec & Mayan civilizations, how the West was really won & how Hispanic leadership came into existence. Many penetrating insights & ideas are presented, a few of which are: The psychological phenomena "multiple personality disorder" applied to African-Americans as "group multiple personality disorder." Islamic influences on the development & growth of the fiery nationalist leader, Marcus Garvey. The meteoric rise & philosophy of a former slave & one of the wealthiest Blacks in the history of America, Paul Cuffe. BETRAYAL is also available to individuals with Visa, MasterCard, Money Order or Check. 343 Sansome Street, Suite 975, San Francisco, CA 94104-1316. 1-800-WORLD HI toll free.
📒Portuguese Studies Review Vol 21 No 1 ✍ PSR (Special Issue)
✏Portuguese Studies Review Vol 21 No 1 Book Summary : This issue of the Portuguese Studies Review presents essays by Leandro Alves Teodoro, Martin M. Elbl and Ivana Elbl, Isabel dos Guimarães Sá and Hélder Carvalhal, Christian Fausto Moraes dos Santos, Gisele Cristina da Conceição, and Fabiano Bracht, Sandrina Berthault Moreira, and Luís Miguel Pereira Farinha. The topics covered range from the history of fourteenth- and fifteenth-century Portuguese synods to the material culture of late fifteenth century Portuguese nobility, epistolary perspectives on Portuguese interaction with Italy and with the Roman Curia in the fifteenth century, the use and benefits of seafood in early Portuguese settlements in Brazil, a legal overview of the administrative frameworks for Portuguese road-building in the early twentieth century, and the comparative use of econometric indices of development to modelling Portuguese data. The issue also contains shorter pieces by Douglas L. Wheeler and Michel Cahen.
📒Slavery By Another Name ✍ Douglas A. Blackmon
✏Slavery by Another Name Book Summary : A Pulitzer Prize-winning history of the mistreatment of black Americans. In this 'precise and eloquent work' - as described in its Pulitzer Prize citation - Douglas A. Blackmon brings to light one of the most shameful chapters in American history - an 'Age of Neoslavery' that thrived in the aftermath of the Civil War through the dawn of World War II. Using a vast record of original documents and personal narratives, Blackmon unearths the lost stories of slaves and their descendants who journeyed into freedom after the Emancipation Proclamation and then back into the shadow of involuntary servitude thereafter. By turns moving, sobering and shocking, this unprecedented account reveals these stories, the companies that profited the most from neoslavery, and the insidious legacy of racism that reverberates today.
📒Spinoza Beyond Philosophy ✍ Beth Lord
✏Spinoza Beyond Philosophy Book Summary : This book of 10 engaging and original essays brings Spinoza outside the realm of academic philosophy, and presents him as a thinker who is relevant to contemporary problems and questions across a variety of disciplines.
✏The Progress of the African Race Since Emancipation and Prospects for the Future Book Summary :
📒A Crescent By Any Other Name ✍ Allan Graubard
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📒Genocide By Any Other Name Is Still Genocide ✍ N. Nkosi Mundari
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📒The Nautical Magazine For 1872 ✍ Various authors
✏The Nautical Magazine for 1872 Book Summary : The 1872 Nautical Magazine combines reports on science and technology, popular literature, and comment on political, legal and commercial matters.
📒In The Hands Of Strangers ✍ Robert Edgar Conrad
✏In the Hands of Strangers Book Summary : In the Hands of Strangers is a collection of sixty-seven documents by writers and witnesses from the past, both black and white, that offer perspectives on the trade and movement of slaves. Many elucidate the long-standing discord between North and South over the issue of slavery. Documents are divided into three parts that cover the African slave trade, the internal U.S. slave trade, and the series of conflicts and crises that led to the Civil War. They cover a variety of topics including the forced transport of slaves throughout East Coast and Gulf Coast states, buying and selling of slaves, increasingly contentious debates over the legitimacy of slavery, and effects of the breakup of families. The volume concludes with a brilliant essay by Frederick Douglass that asks the question: &"What shall be done with the Negro?&"