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The Resource Africans in America, Part 1, The terrible transformation | Interview with Akosua Perbi, professor of history, University of Ghana, [produced by WGBH]

Africans in America, Part 1, The terrible transformation | Interview with Akosua Perbi, professor of history, University of Ghana, [produced by WGBH]

Label
Africans in America, Part 1, The terrible transformation | Interview with Akosua Perbi, professor of history, University of Ghana
Title
Africans in America
Title number
Part 1
Title part
  • The terrible transformation
  • Interview with Akosua Perbi, professor of history, University of Ghana
Statement of responsibility
[produced by WGBH]
Contributor
Production company
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Akosua Perbi is interviewed about the impact of raids and kidnappings, warfare as a source of enslavement in Ghana, slave markets in Ghana, slaves given as tributes, minor offences leading to enslavement, external enslavement vs internal enslavement, fear, suspicion and insecurity during the time of slavery, the role of guns and gunpowder, kidnappings in Ghana, songs telling the history of slavery, in Ghana no slave owner had the power of life and death over the slave unlike Atlantic slavery, Ghanaians were unaware of the harsh treatment of slaves overseas
Awards note
  • Nominated 1999 NAACP Image Award, Outstanding News, Talk or Information Special
  • Nominated 1999 OFTA Television Award, Best Informational Special
  • Won 1998 Peabody Award
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
In English
PerformerNote
Interviewee: Akosua Perbi
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bagwell, Orlando,
  • Bellows, Susan,
  • Perbi, Akosua Adoma
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Runtime
44
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  • Perbi, Akosua Adoma
  • Slavery
  • Slave trade
Target audience
adult
Label
Africans in America, Part 1, The terrible transformation | Interview with Akosua Perbi, professor of history, University of Ghana, [produced by WGBH]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed September 12, 2017)
Control code
ASP3485271/marc
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (44 minutes)
Form of item
online
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)1009099027
Video recording format
other
Label
Africans in America, Part 1, The terrible transformation | Interview with Akosua Perbi, professor of history, University of Ghana, [produced by WGBH]
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed September 12, 2017)
Control code
ASP3485271/marc
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (44 minutes)
Form of item
online
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)1009099027
Video recording format
other

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