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Routes of Remembrance: Refashioning the Slave Trade in Ghana

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Over the past fifteen years, visitors from the African diaspora have flocked to Cape Coast and Elmina, two towns in Ghana whose chief tourist attractions are the castles and dungeons where slaves were imprisoned before embarking for the New World. This desire to commemorate the Middle Passage contrasts sharply with the silence that normally cloaks the subject within Ghana. ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published June 1st 2008 by University Of Chicago Press (first published 2007)
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