African Diasporic Historical Texts

Caribbean

  • Dubois, Laurent. Haiti: The Aftershocks of History. New York: Metropolitan Books, 2012.
  • Bellegarde-Smith, Patrick. Haiti: The Breached Citadel. Boulder: Westview Press, 1990.
  • Carruthers, Jacob H. The Irritated Genie: An Essay on the Haitian Revolution. Chicago: The Kemetic Institute, 1985.>/
  • Craton, Michael. Testing the Chains: Resistance to Slavery in the British West Indies. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1982.
  • Dayan, Joan. Haiti, History and the Gods. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998.
  • Dubois, Laurent. Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian Revolution. Cambridge; Harvard University Press, 2004.
  • Engendering History: Caribbean Women in Historical Perspective. Eds. Shepherd, Verene, Bridget Brereton and Barbara Bailey. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1995.
  • Harms, Robert. The Diligent: A Voyage Through the Worlds of the Slave Trade. New York; Basic Books, 2002.
  • Mintz, Sidney. Caribbean Transformations. Baltimore: The John Hopkins University Press, 1974.
  • Manley, Michael. Jamaica: Struggle in the Periphery. London: Third World Media Limited, 1982.
  • Mathurin, Lucille. The Rebel Woman in the British West Indies During Slavery. Kingston: African-Caribbean Publications, 1975.
  • Mann, Kristin and Edna G. Bay, Eds. Rethinking the African Diaspora: The Making of a Black Atlantic World in the Bight of Benin and Brazil. Portland: Frank Cass, 2001
  • Mullin, Michael. Africa in America: Slave Acculturation and Resistance in the American South and the British Caribbean, I736-I831.Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1994.
  • Prince, Mary. The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave, Related by Herself. Ed. Moira Ferguson. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1993.
  • Pullen-Burry, Bessie. Jamaica As It Is, I903. London: T. Fisher, Ltd., 1903.
  • Sharpe. Jenny. Ghosts of Slavery: A Literary Archeology of Black Women’s Lives. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003.
  • The Black Woman Cross-Culturally. Ed. Chioma-Steady, Philomena Cambridge: Schenkman Publishing Company, 1981.
  • White, Timothy. Catch a Fire: The Life of Bob Marley. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2000.
  • Williams, Joseph. Voodoos and Obeahs: Phases of West Indian Witchcraft. London: George Allen and Unwin, Ltd., 1933.

African-American

  • Gomez, Michael. Exchanging Our Country Marks: The Transformation of African Identities in the Colonial and Antebellum South. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1998.
  • Gottlieb, Karla Lewis. “The Mother of Us All “: A History of Queen Nanny Leader of the Windward Jamaican Maroons. Trenton: Africa World Press, 2000.
  • Hartman, Saidiya. Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007
  • Mullin, Michael. Africa in America: Slave Acculturation and Resistance in the American South and the British Caribbean, I736-I831.Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1994.

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