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Naming Our African Ancestors: Pushing, and Respecting, the Limits

Naming Our African Ancestors: Pushing, and Respecting, the Limits <p>Abstract:</p><p>This essay considers the possibilities and limitations of using the slavevoyages.org database to research the histories of enslaved people who came to the Americas through the transatlantic slave trade. It argues that there are limits to what can be known about individuals based solely on the region from which they departed Africa aboard a slave ship.</p> http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of the Early Republic University of Pennsylvania Press

Naming Our African Ancestors: Pushing, and Respecting, the Limits

Journal of the Early Republic , Volume 40 (2) – May 28, 2020

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University of Pennsylvania Press
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Abstract

<p>Abstract:</p><p>This essay considers the possibilities and limitations of using the slavevoyages.org database to research the histories of enslaved people who came to the Americas through the transatlantic slave trade. It argues that there are limits to what can be known about individuals based solely on the region from which they departed Africa aboard a slave ship.</p>

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Journal of the Early RepublicUniversity of Pennsylvania Press

Published: May 28, 2020

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