Encyclopedia of The Middle Passage (Greenwood Milestones in History)

Encyclopedia of The Middle Passage (Greenwood Milestones in History) Book Reviews / African and Asian Studies 7 (2008) 565-572 571 Toyin Falola & Amanda Warnock, Editors. Encyclopedia of Th e Middle Passage (Green- wood Milestones in History). Westport, CT, USA: Greenwood Press, 2007. Price: not stated; hardback; 426 pages. Encyclopedia of Th e Middle Passage very carefully documents the history of between 9 mil- lion and15 million Africans transported “to the Americas [New World] . . . a process known as the trans-Atlantic slave trade, [that] formed part of the larger process of European expan- sionism” from fi fteen through the nineteenth centuries,” (Introduction; p. xv). Readers are further informed: “Th e term Middle Passage constituted one leg of what has been called the ‘triangular trade’, a phrase most often associated with the British,” (page xv). Th e 426-page impressive tome has been dedicated to two giants of the study of African and world history in the contexts of the “peculiar institution”; or the slave trade: the Uni- versity of Oxford-educated and Trinidad and Tobago’s fi rst indigenous Prime Minister, Eric Williams; and Africa’s Joseph Inikori; Williams and Inikori are known for their seminal works in the study of slavery: William’s Oxford doctoral study was later published http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png African and Asian Studies Brill

Encyclopedia of The Middle Passage (Greenwood Milestones in History)

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BRILL
Copyright
© 2008 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
1569-2094
eISSN
1569-2108
D.O.I.
10.1163/156921008X359696
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Book Reviews / African and Asian Studies 7 (2008) 565-572 571 Toyin Falola & Amanda Warnock, Editors. Encyclopedia of Th e Middle Passage (Green- wood Milestones in History). Westport, CT, USA: Greenwood Press, 2007. Price: not stated; hardback; 426 pages. Encyclopedia of Th e Middle Passage very carefully documents the history of between 9 mil- lion and15 million Africans transported “to the Americas [New World] . . . a process known as the trans-Atlantic slave trade, [that] formed part of the larger process of European expan- sionism” from fi fteen through the nineteenth centuries,” (Introduction; p. xv). Readers are further informed: “Th e term Middle Passage constituted one leg of what has been called the ‘triangular trade’, a phrase most often associated with the British,” (page xv). Th e 426-page impressive tome has been dedicated to two giants of the study of African and world history in the contexts of the “peculiar institution”; or the slave trade: the Uni- versity of Oxford-educated and Trinidad and Tobago’s fi rst indigenous Prime Minister, Eric Williams; and Africa’s Joseph Inikori; Williams and Inikori are known for their seminal works in the study of slavery: William’s Oxford doctoral study was later published

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Published: Jan 1, 2008

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