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  • Dreams of Africa in Alabamaby Sylviane A. Diouf

    Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 12.99

    In the summer of 1860, more than fifty years after the United States legally abolished the international slave trade, 110 men, women, and children from Benin and Nigeria were brought ashore in Alabama under cover of night. They were the last recorded group of Africans deported to the United States as slaves. Timothy Meaher, an established Mobile businessman,... more...

  • Servants of Allahby Sylviane A. Diouf

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 21.25

    ?A must read? Goes beyond generalities and sheds light.? ? Yvonne Haddad, Georgetown University ?An important scholarly work? a testament.? ? Lamin Sanneh, Yale University]]> more...

  • Slavery's Exilesby Sylviane A. Diouf

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 25.50

    ?Persuasively captures the quiet heroism of North American maroons.? ? Richard Price, author of Maroon Societies ?Impressive research and vivid prose? an important addition to our understanding of slave society and black resistance.? ? Eric Foner, author of The Fiery Trial ?One of those rare books that is at once of scholarly significance... more...

  • Fighting the Slave Tradeby Sylviane A. Diouf

    Ohio University Press 2003; US$ 21.99

    While most studies of the slave trade focus on the volume of captives and on their ethnic origins, the question of how the Africans organized their familial and communal lives to resist and assail it has not received adequate attention. But our picture of the slave trade is incomplete without an examination of the ways in which men and women responded... more...

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