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The History of Mary Prince, A West Indian Slave, Related by Herself

Revised Edition

by Moira Ferguson

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Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • Social classes,
  • Social history,
  • People of Color,
  • Slavery,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Women,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • West Indies,
  • Prince, Mary,
  • Historical - British,
  • Social Science / Women"s Studies,
  • Biography,
  • Fugitive slaves

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7633078M
    ISBN 100472084100
    ISBN 109780472084104

    [Page 1] THE HISTORY OF MARY PRINCE A WEST INDIAN SLAVE. (Related by herself.)I WAS born at Brackish-Pond, in Bermuda, on a farm belonging to Mr. Charles Myners. My mother was a household slave; and my father, whose name was Prince, was a sawyer belonging to Mr. Trimmingham, a ship-builder at Crow-Lane. When I was an infant,Cited by: Mary Prince's narrative was one of the earliest to reveal the ugly truths about slavery in the West Indies to an English reading public that was largely unaware of its atrocities. Prince Cited by:

      First published in England in , "The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave" is one of the most important narratives of the slave experience in the book describes in detail the reality of the slave experience: the dehumanization of Black people, the moral degradation of their masters, and the ever-present by: Description. Mary Prince was born into enslavement in Bermuda. The history of Mary Prince, related by herself, is a first-person account of the horrifically brutal treatment experienced by Prince, and others, as she was bought and sold on between slave-‘owners’.She describes a system in which ‘mothers could only weep and mourn over their children, they could not save them from cruel.

    Mary Prince (c. 1 October – after ) was a British abolitionist and autobiographer, born in Bermuda to an enslaved family of African descent. Subsequent to her escape, when she was living in London, England, she wrote her slave narrative The History of Mary Prince (), which was the first account of the life of a black woman to be published in the United Kingdom. : The History of Mary Prince, A West Indian Slave, Related by Herself: Revised Edition () and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at /5(K).


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The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave Book Description: Mary Prince's narrative was one of the earliest to reveal the ugly truths about slavery in the West Indies to an English reading public that was largely unaware of its atrocities. The History of Mary Prince: A West Indian Slave Narrative by Mary Prince is the story of a slave that was born in Bermuda and was forced into the claws of slavery.

She had to endure many hardships in her life, like being separated from her family and dehumanized; she was treated as if she were an animal/5. The Paperback of the The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave: Related by Herself by Mary Prince at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or Price: $   Published inThe History of Mary Prince, West indian Slave. Related by Herself. With a Supplement By the Editor. To which is added, The Narrative of Asa-Asa, a Captured. Abstract. In earlya particular conjunction of people and events encouraged and enabled Thomas Pringle, the Secretary of the Anti-Slavery Society in Britain, to publish on his own undertaking The History Related by Herself book Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave, Related by Herself, generally remembered today as the only slave narrative of a West Indian months, three editions of the narrative had Author: Sue Thomas.

Mary Prince was the first black British woman to escape from slavery and publish a record of her experiences. In this unique document, Mary Prince vividly recalls her life as a slave in Bermuda, Turks Island, and Antigua, her rebellion against physical and psychological degradation, and her eventual escape to London in   The History of Mary Prince A West Indian Slave.

(Related by Herself.) I WAS born at Brackish-Pond, in Bermuda, on a farm belonging to Mr. Charles Myners. My mother was a household slave; and my father, whose name was Prince, was a sawyer belonging to Mr. Trimmingham, a ship-builder at : Dover Publications.

At its publication in London and Edinburgh inThe History of Mary Prince, A West Indian Slave did more than add yet another document to the narratives of British former slaves dating back to the eighteenth century, and to the many case histories of black slave women reported in the Anti-Slavery Society's Anti-Slavery Reporter.

The idea of writing Mary Prince’s history was first suggested by herself. She wished it to be done, she said, that good people in England might hear from a slave what a slave had felt and suffered; and a letter of her late master’s, which will be found in the Supplement, induced me to accede to her wish without farther delay.

the more immediate object of the publication will afterwards appear. A West Indian Slave Narrative. Author: Mary Prince; Publisher: Courier Corporation ISBN: Category: History Page: 80 View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Prince — a slave in the British colonies — vividly recalls her life in the West Indies, her rebellion against physical and psychological degradation, and her eventual escape in in England.

The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave. Related by Herself. With a Supplement by the Editor (T. Pringle). To which is Added, the Narrative of Asa-Asa, a Captured African: Author: Mary Prince: Published: Original from: The British Library: Digitized: Apr 2, Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan5/5(1).

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Download Citation | The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave, Related by Herself | In earlya particular conjunction of people and events encouraged and enabled Thomas Pringle, the. Mary Prince was the first black British woman to escape from slavery and publish a record of her experiences.

In this unique document, Mary Prince vividly recalls her life as a slave in Bermuda, Turks Island, and Antigua, her rebellion against physical and psychological degradation, and her eventual escape to London in Price: $ The history of Mary Prince is firsthand testimony of the brutalities of enslavement.

Its tone is direct and authentic, which makes this vivid story go straight to the heart. This book immediateley sparked public controversy and eventually played a crucial role in the abolition campaign. "It was night when I. The History of Mary Prince: A West Indian Slave (Penguin Classics) - Kindle edition by Prince, Mary, Salih, Sara.

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