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Calvinism, proslavery and James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw

Abstract:

In the autobiography of James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw, the first black author to be published in Britain, slavery was represented at best neutrally and at worst as spiritually and socially beneficial. Re-reading Gronniosaw's Narrative in the context of the Calvinist and Dutch Reformed confessional networks facilitating its composition and publication enables us to understand how and why a former slave would produce a text apparently advocating proslavery ideology. Gronniosaw's case demonstr...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/0144039X.2014.920973

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, History Faculty
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Slavery and Abolition Journal website
Volume:
36
Issue:
2
Pages:
360-381
Publication date:
2015
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EISSN:
1743-9523
ISSN:
0144-039X
URN:
uuid:bffce461-1d42-4dad-8ded-eeb40f69f1bd
Source identifiers:
577410
Local pid:
pubs:577410

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