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Abina and the Important Men is a compelling and powerfully illustrated graphic history based on an 1876 court transcript of a West African woman named Abina, who was wrongfully enslaved and took her case to court. The book is a microhistory that does much more than simply depict an event in the past; it uses the power of illustration to convey important themes in world history and to reveal the processes by which history is made. The story of Abina Mansah--a woman without history who was wrongfully enslaved, escaped to ...

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    • Title: Abina and the Important Men: a Graphic History by Trevor R. Getz; Liz Clarke
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press Academic US
    • Print ISBN: 9780199844395, 0199844399
    • eText ISBN: 9780199862825
    • Edition: 2011
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