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  • 24 March 2018
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READ Ý Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route In Lose Your Mother Saidiya Hartman traces the history of the Atlantic slave trade by recounting a journey she took along a slave route in Ghana Following the trail of captives from the hinterland to the Atlantic coast she reckons with the blank slate of her own genealogy and vividly dramatizes the effects of slavery on three centuries of African and African American historyThe slave Hartman observes is a stranger―torn from family home and country To lose your mother is to be severed from your kin to forget your past and to inhabit the world as an outsider There are no known survivors of Hartman's lineage no relatives in Ghana whom she came hoping to find She is a stranger in search of strangers and this fact leads her into intimate engagements with the people she encounters along the way and with figures from the past whose lives were shattered and transformed by the slave trade Written in prose that is fresh insightful and deeply affecting Lose Your Mother is a landmark text Robin D G Kelley author of Freedom Dreams. The author is absurdly critical of how Ghanaians access and interpret their own history Her perscriptivism for nearly three hundred pages in which she complains that Ghanaians Don t know anything about their history Memorialise their history in the slavery museum incorrectly Don t talk about slaves enough Talk about the wrong slaves when chiefs agree to grant her an audience to talk about slavery Don t crygrieve when passing slave forts Even though I d bet good money that she doesn t spend all her time in Am Those Good Gertrudes journey she took along a slave route in Ghana Following the trail of captives from the hinterland to the Atlantic coast she reckons with the blank slate of her own genealogy and vividly dramatizes the effects of slavery on three centuries of African and African American historyThe slave Hartman observes is a stranger―torn from family home and country To lose your mother is to be severed from your kin to forget your past and to inhabit the world as an outsider There are no known survivors of Hartman's lineage no relatives in Ghana whom she came hoping to find She is a stranger in search of strangers and this fact leads her into intimate engagements with the people she encounters along the way and with figures from the past whose lives were shattered and transformed by the slave trade Written in prose that is fresh insightful and deeply affecting Lose Your Mother is a landmark text Robin D G Kelley author of Freedom Dreams. The author is absurdly critical of how Ghanaians access and interpret their own history Her perscriptivism for nearly three hundred pages in which she complains that Ghanaians Don t know anything about their history Memorialise their history in the slavery museum incorrectly Don t talk about slaves enough Talk about the wrong slaves when chiefs agree to grant her an audience to talk about slavery Don t crygrieve when passing slave forts Even though I d bet good money that she doesn t spend all her time in Am

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READ Ý Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route In Lose Your Mother Saidiya Hartman traces the history of the Atlantic slave trade by recounting a journey she took along a slave route in Ghana Following the trail of captives from the hinterland to the Atlantic coast she reckons with the blank slate of her own genealogy and vividly dramatizes the effects of slavery on three centuries of African and African American historyThe slave Hartman observes is a stranger―torn from family home and country To lose your mother is to be severed from your kin to forget your past and to inhabit the world as an outsider There are no known survivors of Hartman's lineage no relatives in Ghana whom she came hoping to find She is a stranger in search of strangers and this fact leads her into intimate engagements with the people she encounters along the way and with figures from the past whose lives were shattered and transformed by the slave trade Written in prose that is fresh insightful and deeply affecting Lose Your Mother is a landmark text Robin D G Kelley author of Freedom Dreams. Great fictional yet historical sometimes harrowing descriptive scenes Seeing the Light journey she took along a slave route in Ghana Following the trail of captives from the hinterland to the Atlantic coast she reckons with the blank slate of her own genealogy and vividly dramatizes the effects of slavery on three centuries of African and African American historyThe slave Hartman observes is a stranger―torn from family home and country To lose your mother is to be severed from your kin to forget your past and to inhabit the world as an outsider There are no known survivors of Hartman's lineage no relatives in Ghana whom she came hoping to find She is a stranger in search of strangers and this fact leads her into intimate engagements with the people she encounters along the way and with figures from the past whose lives were shattered and transformed by the slave trade Written in prose that is fresh insightful and deeply affecting Lose Your Mother is a landmark text Robin D G Kelley author of Freedom Dreams. Great fictional yet historical sometimes harrowing descriptive scenes

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READ Ý Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route In Lose Your Mother Saidiya Hartman traces the history of the Atlantic slave trade by recounting a journey she took along a slave route in Ghana Following the trail of captives from the hinterland to the Atlantic coast she reckons with the blank slate of her own genealogy and vividly dramatizes the effects of slavery on three centuries of African and African American historyThe slave Hartman observes is a stranger―torn from family home and country To lose your mother is to be severed from your kin to forget your past and to inhabit the world as an outsider There are no known survivors of Hartman's lineage no relatives in Ghana whom she came hoping to find She is a stranger in search of strangers and this fact leads her into intimate engagements with the people she encounters along the way and with figures from the past whose lives were shattered and transformed by the slave trade Written in prose that is fresh insightful and deeply affecting Lose Your Mother is a landmark text Robin D G Kelley author of Freedom Dreams. This is a tough book to read It should be reuired reading in every American high school The author evokes the emotional and physical toll the Atlantic slave trade had on those who were subjected to it in a way I have never experienced beforeHaving spent time in Ghana and been fascinated by those hulking slave castles I am further haunted by the deepened understanding of what that experience was like for the imprisonedThe knowledge I have gained and the searing pain I have felt reading this book will never le Deep Souths Delta Piedmont and Sea Island Society in the Age of Segregation journey she took along a slave route in Ghana Following the trail of captives from the hinterland to the Atlantic coast she reckons with the blank slate of her own genealogy and vividly dramatizes the effects of slavery on three centuries of African and African American historyThe slave Hartman observes is a stranger―torn from family home and country To lose your mother is to be severed from your kin to forget your past and to inhabit the world as an outsider There are no known survivors of Hartman's lineage no relatives in Ghana whom she came hoping to find She is a stranger in search of strangers and this fact leads her into intimate engagements with the people she encounters along the way and with figures from the past whose lives were shattered and transformed by the slave trade Written in prose that is fresh insightful and deeply affecting Lose Your Mother is a landmark text Robin D G Kelley author of Freedom Dreams. This is a tough book to read It should be reuired reading in every American high school The author evokes the emotional and physical toll the Atlantic slave trade had on those who were subjected to it in a way I have never experienced beforeHaving spent time in Ghana and been fascinated by those hulking slave castles I am further haunted by the deepened understanding of what that experience was like for the imprisonedThe knowledge I have gained and the searing pain I have felt reading this book will never le