Memories of Madagascar and slavery in the Black Atlantic /

From the seventeenth century into the nineteenth, thousands of Madagascar's people were brought to American ports as slaves. In Memories of Madagascar and Slavery in the Black Atlantic, Wendy Wilson-Fall shows that the descendants of these Malagasy slaves in the United States maintained an ethn...

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Main Author: Wilson-Fall, Wendy (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Athens : Ohio University Press, [2015]
Series:Research in international studies. Global and comparative studies series ; no. 14.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: a particular ancestral place
  • Madagascar
  • Shipmates
  • History and narrative: saltwater slaves in Virginia
  • After the American Revolution: undocumented arrivals
  • Free, undocumented immigrants
  • The problem of the metanarrative
  • Appendix: Jeremiah Mahammitt's Malagasy words.