The Biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua: His Passage from Slavery to Freedom in Africa and America

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This is the biography of an American slave who was born in Africa. His adventures took him to Rio de Janeiro, New York, Boston, Canada, and Britain; he knew Arabic, Dendi, probably Hausa, Portuguese, English, and French. In recent times scholars raised the doubt that such biographies of slaves born in Africa were only partially true; so, Law and Lovejoy traveled to Djougou and Brazil and followed the traces of Baquaqua via various collections, documents, oral history and written reports. They photographed the sites ...

The Biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua: His Passage from Slavery to Freedom in Africa and America 2009, Markus Wiener Publishers, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9781558764309

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The Biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua: His Passage from Slavery to Freedom in Africa and America 2007, Markus Wiener Publishers, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9781558764293

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