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Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley : African Princess, Florida Slave, Plantation Slaveowner
by Daniel L. Schafer




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Florida Historical Society Charlton Tebeau Award

In this revised and expanded edition of Anna Kingsley's remarkable life story, Daniel Schafer draws on new discoveries to prove true the longstanding rumors that Anna Madgigine Jai was originally a princess from the royal family of Jolof in Senegal. Captured from her homeland in 1806, she became first an American slave, later a slaveowner, and eventually a central figure in a free black community. Anna Kingsley's story adds a dramatic chapter to the history of the South, the state of Florida, and the African diaspora.

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Overview

Florida Historical Society Charlton Tebeau Award

In this revised and expanded edition of Anna Kingsley's remarkable life story, Daniel Schafer draws on new discoveries to prove true the longstanding rumors that Anna Madgigine Jai was originally a princess from the royal family of Jolof in Senegal. Captured from her homeland in 1806, she became first an American slave, later a slaveowner, and eventually a central figure in a free black community. Anna Kingsley's story adds a dramatic chapter to the history of the South, the state of Florida, and the African diaspora.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780813056531
  • ISBN-10: 0813056535
  • Publisher: University Press of Florida
  • Publish Date: April 2018
  • Page Count: 240
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.55 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.79 pounds


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