The Survivors of the Clotilda: The Lost Stories of the Last Captives of the American Slave Trade

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Price
$29.99  $27.89
Publisher
Amistad Press
Publish Date
Pages
432
Dimensions
0.0 X 0.0 X 0.0 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780063072992

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About the Author

Dr. Hannah Durkin is a historian specializing in transatlantic slavery and African diasporic art and culture. She holds a Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Nottingham and a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism from Leeds Trinity University. She has taught at Nottingham and Newcastle universities, and recently served as a Guest Researcher at Linnaeus University in Sweden. She is an advisor to the History Museum of Mobile, which is working to memorialize the Clotilda survivors, and was the keynote speaker at Africatown's 2021 Spirit of Our Ancestors Festival founded by the Clotilda Descendants Association. She is the recipient of more than a dozen academic prizes, including a prestigious Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship. She lives in the southeast of England.

Reviews

"A welcome history of defiance and survival." -- Kirkus Reviews

"The Survivors of the Clotilda, a comprehensive account of one of the most important parts of American history, is a triumph." -- Booklist (starred review)