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By James Walvin

The autobiography of Olaudah Equiano, a famous African in past due 18th-century Britain, is quoted, anthologized and interpreted in dozens of books and articles. greater than any unmarried modern, Equiano speaks for the destiny of hundreds of thousands of Africans within the period of the transatlantic slave exchange. This learn makes an attempt to create a rounded portrait of the fellow at the back of the literary picture, and to review Equiano within the context of Atlantic slavery.

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