The Dutch Atlantic

The Dutch Atlantic The Dutch Atlantic Author Kwame Nimako The Dutch Atlantic Interrogates The Dutch Involvement In Atlantic Slavery And Assesses The Historical Consequences Of This For Contemporary European Society.Kwame Nimako And Glenn Willemsen Show How The Slave Trade And Slavery Intertwined Economic, Social And Cultural Elements, Including Nation State Formation In The Netherlands And Across Europe They Explore The Mobilisation Of European Populations In The Implementation Of Policies That Facilitated Atlantic Slavery And Examine How European Countries Created And Expanded Laws That Perpetuated Colonisation Addressing Key Themes Such As The Incorporation Of The Formerly Enslaved Into Post Slavery States And Contemporary Collective Efforts To Forget And Or Remember Slavery And Its Legacy In The Netherlands, This Is An Essential Text For Students Of European History And Postcolonial Studies. Nimako and Willemsen provide an excellent, critical overview of the history of the Dutch in the Atlantic through the lens of their actions as enslavers The authors critical focus on the use of language in particular is a valuable addition to the historiography of Dutch slavery Nimako and Willemsen do their best work chronicling the way the Dutch discussed and implemented abolition and slavery throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth century, emphasizing the difference between legal abolition of slavery and full emancipation of the formerly enslaved This book represent a break with mainstream Dutch historians, especially those writing for a popular au

[Reading] ➿ The Dutch Atlantic  ➶ Kwame Nimako –
  • Paperback
  • 240 pages
  • The Dutch Atlantic
  • Kwame Nimako
  • English
  • 19 January 2018
  • 9780745331072