Regenerated Identities

by Paul E. Lovejoy

Regenerated Identities

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Digital Humanities has revolutionized the study of the history of Africa and the African diaspora. This volume documents the development of path breaking digital projects and related websites and hence in itself is a history of digital humanities that pertain to people of African descent. The projects that are examined include the Louisiana Slave Database, Slavery Images, Freedom Narratives of Africans from the Era of Slavery, Language of Marks, Slave Societies Digital Archive, DATAS - Documenting Africans in Trans-Atlantic Slavery, and the extensive drawings of Eugene de Froberville. Cases specifically associated with colonial military records in Sierra Leone, the movements of the enslaved in the Indian Ocean, the plight of women in the gold mines of New Granada, or the surviving records of Africans in one set of registers in a single church in Bahia. Finally there is a discussion of Walk With Web Inc. and its development of the backend for many of these projects in Regenerated Ident
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Digital Humanities has revolutionized the study of the history of Africa and the African diaspora. This volume documents the development of path breaking digital projects and related websites and hence in itself is a history of digital humanities that pertain to people of African descent. The projects that are examined include the Louisiana Slave Database, Slavery Images, Freedom Narratives of Africans from the Era of Slavery, Language of Marks, Slave Societies Digital Archive, DATAS - Documenting Africans in Trans-Atlantic Slavery, and the extensive drawings of Eugene de Froberville. Cases specifically associated with colonial military records in Sierra Leone, the movements of the enslaved in the Indian Ocean, the plight of women in the gold mines of New Granada, or the surviving records of Africans in one set of registers in a single church in Bahia. Finally there is a discussion of Walk With Web Inc. and its development of the backend for many of these projects in Regenerated Ident

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