The Hanging of Angélique: The Untold Story of Canadian Slavery and the Burning of Old Montréal by Afua CooperThe Hanging of Angélique: The Untold Story of Canadian Slavery and the Burning of Old Montréal by Afua Cooper

The Hanging of Angélique: The Untold Story of Canadian Slavery and the Burning of Old Montréal

byAfua Cooper

Paperback | April 1, 2007

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New light is shed on the largely misunderstood or ignored history of slavery in Canada through this portrait of slave Marie-Joseph Angelique, who in 1734 was arrested, tried, convicted, and executed for starting a fire that destroyed more than forty Montreal buildings. Simultaneous.
Afua Cooper is a leading scholar of the African diaspora in Canada. Her many publications include the coauthored collection We're Rooted Here and They Can't Pull Us Up, which won the Joseph Brant History Prize. She has also curated three exhibits on black Canadian history. Cooper taught history and Canadian studies at the University of...
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Title:The Hanging of Angélique: The Untold Story of Canadian Slavery and the Burning of Old MontréalFormat:PaperbackDimensions:360 pages, 8 × 5.5 × 0.85 inPublished:April 1, 2007Publisher:University Of Georgia PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0820329401

ISBN - 13:9780820329406

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