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  • 208
  • Abina and the Important Men
  • Trevor R. Getz
  • English
  • 12 November 2018
  • 9780199844395

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READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ Abina and the Important Men READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub µ Trevor R. Getz CHARACTERS Abina and the Important Men Lism Slavery becomes a contested ground as cultural practices collide with an emerging wage economy and British officials turn a blind eye to the presence of underpaid domestic workers in the households of African merchants The main scenes of the story take place in the courtroom where Abina strives to convince a series of important men a British judge two Euro African attorneys a wealthy African country gentleman and a jury of local leaders that her rights matter Am I free Abina inuires Throughout both the court case and the flashbacks that dramatically depict her life in servitude these men strive to silence Abina and to impose their own understandings and meanings upon he. Read this for class didn t love it It s a very creative take on history which is cool and all but it was hard not to be critical of Runaway Hollywood practices collide with an emerging wage economy and British officials turn a blind eye to the Superheroines Impregnation presence of underpaid domestic workers in the households of African merchants The main scenes of the story take Creative Blindness and How to Cure It place in the courtroom where Abina strives to convince a series of important men a British judge two Euro African attorneys a wealthy African country gentleman and a jury of local leaders that her rights matter Am I free Abina inuires Throughout both the court case and the flashbacks that dramatically depict her life in servitude these men strive to silence Abina and to impose their own understandings and meanings upon he. Read this for class didn t love it It s a very creative take on history which is cool and all but it was hard not to be critical of

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READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ Abina and the Important Men READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub µ Trevor R. Getz CHARACTERS Abina and the Important Men 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 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 British controlled territory and then took her former master to court takes place in the complex world of the Gold Coast at the onset of late nineteenth century colonia. I had never read a graphic non fiction book and I highly recommend this one as a start for others who haven t read many in this genre It was given to my by my nephew who as a curator of African Art often travels to Africa He worked on his thesis in the same library in Ghana where this story first came to light hidden for 125 years in the archives Abina was a wrongfully enslaved young woman on the West Coast of Africa in the 1870s who escaped to British territory where slavery had been outlawed she actually had the courage to take her master to court and stated her case under intimidating circumstances The book is divided into sections which make it enticing and interesting not only to the adult and young adult reader but a compelling work for the classroom as well Part I is the Graphic History of Abina which leads into Part II the Transcript Part III Historical Context Part IV Reading Guide and Part V Abina in the Classroom including a timeline and reading uestions Besides the graphic section it is also well illustrated with Maps and Figures Despite being a Graphic History this is not a light read However the Graphic History section stands alone in telling the amazing story of this courageous young woman who stood up for her rights in an era and a place where the odds were stacked against her The fact that this story came to light is a tribute to scholars and librarians everywhere Superheroines Impregnation 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 than simply depict an event in the Creative Blindness and How to Cure It past; it uses the Amor en Colorado (Spanish Edition) power of illustration to convey important themes in world history and to reveal the Learn PowerShell Scripting in a Month of Lunches processes by which history is made The story of Abina Mansah a woman without history who was wrongfully enslaved escaped to British controlled territory and then took her former master to court takes Of Chameleons and Gods African Writers Series place in the complex world of the Gold Coast at the onset of late nineteenth century colonia. I had never read a graphic non fiction book and I highly recommend this one as a start for others who haven t read many in this genre It was given to my by my nephew who as a curator of African Art often travels to Africa He worked on his thesis in the same library in Ghana where this story first came to light hidden for 125 years in the archives Abina was a wrongfully enslaved young woman on the West Coast of Africa in the 1870s who escaped to British territory where slavery had been outlawed she actually had the courage to take her master to court and stated her case under intimidating circumstances The book is divided into sections which make it enticing and interesting not only to the adult and young adult reader but a compelling work for the classroom as well Part I is the Graphic History of Abina which leads into Part II the Transcript Part III Historical Context Part IV Reading Guide and Part V Abina in the Classroom including a timeline and reading uestions Besides the graphic section it is also well illustrated with Maps and Figures Despite being a Graphic History this is not a light read However the Graphic History section stands alone in telling the amazing story of this courageous young woman who stood up for her rights in an era and a Karna The Unsung Hero of the Mahabharata place where the odds were stacked against her The fact that this story came to light is a tribute to scholars and librarians everywhere

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