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Where the Negroes Are Masters An African Port in the ERA of the Slave Trade

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ISBN-10: 0674724879

ISBN-13: 9780674724877

Edition: 2014

Authors: Randy J. Sparks

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Annamaboe was the largest slave trading port on the eighteenth-century Gold Coast, and it was home to successful, wily African merchants whose unusual partnerships with their European counterparts made the town and its people an integral part of the Atlantic's webs of exchange. Where the Negroes Are Masters brings to life the outpost's feverish commercial bustle and continual brutality, recovering the experiences of the entrepreneurial black and white men who thrived on the lucrative traffic in human beings.Located in present-day Ghana, the port of Annamaboe brought the town's Fante merchants into daily contact with diverse peoples: Englishmen of the Royal African Company, Rhode Island Rum…    
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Book details

List price: $33.50
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 1/6/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 328
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

Randy J. Sparks is Professor of History at Tulane University.

Introduction
Annamaboe Joins the Atlantic World
John Corrantee and Slave-Trade Diplomacy at Annamaboe
Richard Brew and the World of an African-Atlantic Merchant
The Process of Enslavement at Annamaboe
Tracing the Trade: Annamaboe and the Rum Men
A World in Motion: Annamaboe in the Atlantic Community
Things Fall Apart: The End of the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World
Conclusion
Important Terms, Names, and Places
Notes
Acknowledgments
Index