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Thoughts and sentiments on the evil of slavery and other writings

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StatementQuobna Ottobah Cugoano ; edited with an introduction and notes by Vincent Carretta.
SeriesPenguin classics
ContributionsCarretta, Vincent.
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LC ClassificationsHT871 .C8 1999
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Paginationxxxvi, 198 p. :
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Open LibraryOL379067M
ISBN 100140447504
LC Control Number98041172

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His Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil of Slavery is the most direct criticism of slavery by a writer of African descent. Cugoano refutes pro-slavery arguments of the day, including slavery's supposed divine sanction; the belief that Africans gladly sold their own families into slavery; that Africans were especially suited to its rigors; and that West Indian slaves led better lives than European by: His Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil of Slavery is the most direct criticism of slavery by a writer of African descent.

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Cugoano refutes pro-slavery arguments of the day, including slavery's. Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil of Slavery. Born in present-day Ghana, Quobna Ottobah Cugoano was kidnapped at the age of thirteen and sold into slavery by his fellow Africans in ; he worked in the brutal plantation chain gangs of the West Indies before being freed in England/5.

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His Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil of Slavery is the most direct criticism of slavery by a writer of African descent. Cugoano refutes pro-slavery arguments of the day, including slavery's supposed divine sanction; the belief that Africans gladly sold their own families into slavery; that Africans were especially suited to its rigors; and that West Indian slaves led better lives than /5(11).

Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evils of Slavery – Quobna Ottobah Cugoano (Excuse the blurry picture I had to work with what Google was able to procure for me.) After finishing up with Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, I moved pretty swiftly onto Cugoano’s Thoughts and Sentiments, mainly because I was supposed to have read all pages.

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Thoughts and sentiments on the evil of slavery and other writings book refutes pro-slavery arguments of the day, including slavery's supposed divine sanction; the belief that Africans gladly sold their own families into slavery; that Africans were especially suited to its rigors; and that West Indian slaves led better lives than European serfs.

Cugoano also developed close ties within the Afro-Briton community; he befriended Olaudah Equiano and Ignatius Sancho. After publishing his Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil and Wicked Traffic of the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species in and reprinting a modified edition of the same text in Cugoano dropped out of the public record, and no further information on his life or death is.

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(Richard Hofstadter, cited in Nicholsp) The above statement suggests two sequential conclusions. The first. Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil of Slavery: And Other Writings (Penguin Classics) US Ed Edition, Kindle Edition by Quobna Ottobah Cugoano (Author), Vincent Carretta (Introduction)/5(11).

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Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil of Slavery; or, the Nature of Servitude as Admitted by the Law of God, Compared to the Modern Slavery of the Africans in the West-Indies; In an Answer to the Advocates for Slavery and Oppression.

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Thoughts and Sentiments was a powerful indictment of the Atlantic slave trade, but it was probably not widely read at the time. The Life of Olaudah Equiano, second edition The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or, Gustavus Vassa, the African (): Equiano’s autobiography was published to coincide with the parliamentary.

His Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil of Slavery is the most direct criticism of slavery by a writer of African descent. Cugoano refutes pro-slavery arguments of the day, including slavery's supposed divine sanction; the belief that Africans gladly sold their own families into slavery; that Africans were especially suited to its rigors; and /5(11).

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Author: Cugoano, Ottobah. Title: Thoughts and sentiments on the evil and wicked traffic of the slavery: and commerce of the human species, humbly submitted to the. Thoughts and sentiments on the evil of slavery and other writings, edited with an introduction and notes by Vincent Carretta (London and New York: Penguin, ) Smith, Mary Antoinette, ed, Thomas Clarkson and Ottobah Cugoano: Essays on the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species (Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, ).

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About the Author. Olaudah Equiano () was a former slave who became an outspoken opponent of the slave trade. Vincent Carretta is professor of English at the University of Maryland, College Park.

He is the editor of the Penguin Classics editions of the Complete Writings of Phillis Wheatley, Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African, and Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil /5(K). InCugoano published a book called 'Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil and Wicked Traffic of the Human Species'.

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Cugoano was the first published African critic of the Transatlantic Slave Trade and the first African to demand publicly the total abolition of the trade and the freeing of enslaved Africans.Ottobah Cugoano, also known as John Stuart (c.

– after ), was an African abolitionist, anti-imperialist, and natural rights philosopher from Ghana who was active in England in the latter half of the eighteenth century. Captured in present-day Ghana and sold into slavery at the age of 13, he was shipped to Grenada in the Lesser Antilles, where he worked on a : c, Ajumako, West Africa.His Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil of Slavery is the most direct criticism of slavery by a writer of African descent.

Cugoano refutes pro-slavery arguments of the day, including slavery's supposed divine sanction; the belief that Africans gladly sold their own families into slavery; that Africans were especially suited to its rigors; and.