Oroonoko - Lipking, Joanna (Editor), and Behn, Aphra

"Historical Backgrounds" is an especially rich collection of seventeenth-and eighteenth-century documents about colonizers and slaves in the new world. Topically arranged-"Montaigne on America," "The Settling of Surinam," "Observers of Slavery, 1654 1712," "AfterOroonoko: Noble Africans in Europe," and "Opinions on Slavery"-these selections create ...