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Slave Narrative Six Pack - Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Twelve Years A Slave, Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation, The Life of Olaudah Equiano, William ... (Slave Narrative Six Pack Boxset Boo

by Harriet Beecher Stowe and Solomon Northup

The slave narrative is a literary sub-genre that emerged from the written accounts of enslaved Africans in Great Britain and its colonies, including the later United States, Canada, and Caribbean nations. Some of the earliest memoirs of captivity known in England and the British Isles were written by white Europeans and later Americans captured and sometimes enslaved in North Africa, usually by Barbary pirates. These were part of a broad category of "captivity narratives" by English-speaking Europeans.

For the Europeans and Americans, the division between captivity as slaves and as prisoners of war was not always clear. A broader name for these works is "captivity literature."

Slave Narrative Six Pack presents six of the most famous examples of the genre:

Genre: History, Africa, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 July 2017 onward  

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Between the Lines: Facial Tattoos and the Chaouia

by Yasmin Bendaas

Sepia-tinted photos from over 50 years ago show striking facial tattoos of women from indigenous populations in Algeria. But documentation of these women has faded like the aged photographs. In Algeria today the actual practice of facial tattooing is disappearing along with the older generation. One particular indigenous group losing this cultural marker is the Chaouia of the Aur...

Genre: History, Africa, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 33 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 July 2017 onward  

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Heart of Darkness (Wisehouse Classics Edition)

by Joseph Conrad

HEART OF DARKNESS (1899) is a novella by Polish-British novelist Joseph Conrad, about a voyage up the Congo River into the Congo Free State, in the heart of Africa, by the story's narrator Marlow. Marlow tells his story to friends aboard a boat anchored on the River Thames, London, England. This setting provides the frame for Marlow's story of his obsession with the ivory trader Kurtz, which enables Conrad to create a parallel between London and Africa as places of darkness.Central to Conrad's work is the idea that there is little difference between so-called civilized people and those described as savages; Heart of Darkness raises important questions about imperialism and racism.Originally published as a three-part serial story in Blackwood's Magazine, the novella Heart of Darkness has be...

Genre: Fiction, Fiction Classics, Literary Fiction, History, Africa, Nonfiction
Size: 76 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 July 2017 onward  

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Arab Women in Algeria

by Hubertine Auclert and Jacqueline Grenez Brovender

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Genre: History, Africa, World, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 105 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 27 June 2017 onward  

Youth and Experiences of Ageing among Maa: Models of Society Evoked by the Maasai, Samburu, and Chamus of Kenya

by Paul Spencer

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Genre: History, Africa, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 196 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 27 June 2017 onward  

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Egyptian Mythology: A Fascinating Guide to Understanding the Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, and Mortals (Greek Mythology - Norse Mythology - Egyptian Mythology Book 3)

by Matt Clayton and Captivating History

Enjoy Captivating Stories of the Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, and MortalsFrom what we know of history, Egypt, along with Sumer, were the foundations of civilization. The Fertile Crescent, which stretched from the Nile Valley to the twin rivers in Mesopotamia, gave us our earliest glimpse of organized man. But organized how? For one, both locations gave us writing—hieroglyphics in Egypt and cuneiform in Sumer. There is still some debate about who was first.In this book, we will start by looking at the gods and goddesses of Kemet—Ancient Egypt. Then, we will turn our attention to the monsters which likely gave them nightmares and humbled them in their quest to bring order to the world around them.Finally, we will look at the mortals which shaped their civilization and made Egypt the bedroc...

Genre: History, Africa, Ancient, Nonfiction
Size: 80 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 26 June 2017 onward  

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