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Title The African Slave Boy a Memoir of the Rev. Samuel Crowther
Author(s) Rev. Crowther, Samuel
Section Section II: Empire Writing & the Literature of Empire
Date 1852
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Wertheim & Macintosh
Library British Library
Reference 4903.b.17
Region Africa, Central America and the Caribbean, Europe
Names Samuel Adjai Crowther, Queen Isabella (p1), Rev. H. Townsend (pp36, 74, 115), Thomas King, James Barber, James White (p92), King of Dahomey (p113)
Places West Africa, Abbeokuta, Sierra Leone (pp7, 24, 36, 70, 88, 93), Nigeria, Yoruba (p10), Freetown, Badagry (pp36, 40, 72), West Indies (p1), England, London (pp32, 113), Lagos (pp71-77)
Topics African literature, memoir, slave, missionary, missionary work, Church Missionary Society, Christianity, lias a slave, slavery, slave trade, luxury items, gold (pp1-4), Spanish empire (pp1-4), anti-Catholicism (pp3, 5), abolition, anti-slavery movement (p6), African involvement in slave trade, tribal supply of slaves in return for western goods (pp8-10, 11, 57), death, suicide (p16), Portuguese slave traders (pp19, 71), education (pp26, 29, 84, 88, 107), Fourah Bay College (p29), marriage (p29), Niger expedition (pp30, 92), persecution of native Christians (p63), trade (p72), language, translation (pp31, 39, 84), tribal conflict (p118)
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