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The Biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua

His Passage from Slavery to Freedom in Africa and America

by Robin Law

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Published by Markus Wiener Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African studies,
  • American studies,
  • Biography: general,
  • Slavery & emancipation,
  • General,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8608137M
    ISBN 101558762485
    ISBN 109781558762480

    Projeto Baquaqua views this experience through the lens of one person named Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua, who was a free-born Hausa Muslim enslaved in the interior of West Africa. After his enslavement, Baquaqua was sent from the notorious port of Ouidah in .


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Biography of Mahommah G. Baquaqua, a Native of Zoogoo, in the Interior of Africa.(A Convert to Christianity,) With a Description of That Part of the World; Including the Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants, Their Religious Notions, Form of Government, Laws, Appearance of the Country, Buildings, Agriculture, Manufactures, Shepherds and Herdsmen, Domestic Animals, Marriage Cited by: 1.

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The Biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua: His Passage from Slavery to Freedom in Africa and America. TABLE OF CONTENTS MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS ix ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xiii INTRODUCTION 1 AN INTERESTING NARRATIVE.

BIOGRAPHY OF MAHOMMAH G. BAQUAQUA 85 APPENDIX 1—Affidavits, District Court, New York, 1. Captain Clemente Jose da Costa. BIOGRAPHY OF MAHOMMAH GARDO BAQUAQUA, &c., &c.

CHAPTER I. THE subject of this memoir was born in the city of Zoogoo, in Central Africa, whose king was tributary to the king of Bergoo.

Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua's biography was published in His report is the only known document about slave trade written by a Brazilian former slave. Mahommah was captured in Africa, sold as a slave in Brazil in the s and then The Biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua book Pages: Book Review | August 01 The Biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua: His Passage from Slavery to Freedom in Africa and America The Biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua: His Passage from Slavery to Freedom in Africa and America.

Edited by Law, Robin and Lovejoy, Paul : Matthew Pursell. The Biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua: His Passage from Slavery to Freedom in Africa and America: Baquaqua, Mahommah Gardo: Books - Skip to /5(2). The biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua: his passage from slavery to freedom in Africa and America / Published: () Narrative of the enslavement of Ottobah Cugoano, a native of Africa published by himself, in the year / by: Cugoano, Ottobah.

Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua was a former slave, native of Zooggoo, West Africa, a tributary kingdom of Bergoo kingdom. He worked in Brazil as a captive; however, he escaped and fled to New York inassuring his freedom.

He wrote a biography, published by American abolitionist Samuel Moore in His report is the only known document about the slave trade written by a former Brazilian slave. Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua was born in the West African town of Zoogoo (now Djougou, Benin) aroundthough his exact birth date is unknown.

As a young man, Baquaqua was sold to European slave traders, changing hands between several African masters before he was placed in a slave ship bound for Pernambuco, Brazil. Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua was a former slave, native of West Africa.

He was sold as a slave in and worked in Brazil as a captive; however, when the ship where he was enslaved crew was at the harbor in New York inhe fled. He studied at the New York Central College in McGrawville for almost three years.

Biography of Mahommah Gardo Pub. Date: 06/09/ Publisher: Wiener, Markus Publishers, Incorporated. Biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua: His Passage from Slavery to Freedom in Africa and America / Edition 2.

oral history and written reports. They photographed the sites described by Baquaqua and included them in the book Brand: Wiener, Markus Publishers, Incorporated.

He was born free. Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua, like many other Africans enslaved in the Americas, had a hometown, a family, and in some of his youth suffered from the violence of the war. He was enslaved and exported through the most important slave port in West Africa, the port of Udai (Whydah), in the kingdom of Dahomey.

Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua was born around in Djougou, Benin, to a prominent Muslim family. In his teen years, Baquaqua became a favored bodyguard to the chief of a neighboring town that was subordinate to Djougou.

Because of his position, Baquaqua wrote, “I was singled out as a fit object of vengeance by an envious class of my countrymen, decoyed away and sold into slavery.”. Description: Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua's biography was published in His report is the only known document about slave trade written by a Brazilian former slave.

Mahommah was captured in Africa, sold as a slave in Brazil in the s and then escaped. Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua was born in s Djougou in the modern-day West African Country of Benin. According to his own biographical account he was a favorite of a local king.

Around he was kidnapped, enslaved and taken to Recife, Brazil. Biography of Mahommah G. Baquaqua Samuel Downing MOORE ( - ) Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua was a former slave, native of West Africa. He was sold as a slave in and worked in Brazil as a captive; however, when the ship where he was enslaved crew was at.

Baquaqua, born in the town of Djougou (in northern Benin) in the s and raised as a Muslim, lived a busy life as an ironsmith and palace servant. Then he was kidnapped and transported to Recife in about In he arrived in New York and there was able to gain his freedom/5(2).

The Biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua, under review here, was first published as a pamphlet in It has now been edited and republished with a long introductory essay and extensive. The memoirs of Boyrereau Brinch, originally published inwere recendy edited by Karl J. Winter and republished (University of Wisconsin Press, ).

The Biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua, under review here, was first published as a pamphlet in. Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua’s biography is the only known biography of a former slave from ua was born around near Djougou in modern day Benin to a Muslim merchant family. Baquaqua was captured from Djougou in while acting as a messenger for a local king; he was taken to the coast and shipped to Recife, Brazil.

The biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua: his passage from slavery to freedom in Africa and America, edited by Robin Law and Paul E.

Lovejoy. (pbk.), Toronto Public Library. Saint of our youth. Thy heart to gain Earth spread her glittering toys in vain Thy spirit turned from fading things To seek and serve the King of Kings. Chorus: Guide from thy throne of light above, Our steps in faith and hope and love, That we may tread were thou hast trod, Bravely the narrow way of God.

No dull delay thy fervour knew, But fast the busy moments flew, And in thy dawn of light. Biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua.

Princeton, NJ: Markus Wiener Publishers, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua; Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua; Mohammah Gardo Baquaqua: Material Type: Biography, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua; Robin Law.

Publication Type: books Publication Year: Publication Bibliography: The Biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua: His Passage from Slavery to Freedom in Africa and America (Princeton: Markus Wiener Publisher, 2nd rev ed.) (co-edited and introduction, with Robin Law).

Publication Reference Link: Break down of publication data into fields. Free Online Library: The biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua; his passage from slavery to freedom in Africa and America 2d (Brief Article, Book Review) by "Reference & Research Book News"; Publishing industry Library and information science.

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Biography. title page, Mahommah Baquaqua Describes His Homeland in West Africa. Biography of Mahommah G. Baquaqua, a Native of Zoogoo, in the Interior of Africa. by Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua & Samuel Moore * ___ EXCERPTS. Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua was born into a Muslim family in the late s in the kingdom of Bergoo, in present-day File Size: KB.

The Biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua: His Passage from Slavery to Freedom in Africa and America. Law and Lovejoy traveled to Djougou and Brazil and followed the traces of Baquaqua via various collections, documents, oral history and written reports.

They photographed the sites described by Baquaqua and included them in the book. They. Baquaqua, Mahommah Gardo (Author) Dates / Origin Date Issued: Place: Detroit Publisher: Geo.

Pomeroy & Co. Library locations Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division Shelf locator: Sc Rare B-Baquaqua Topics Africa, West Slavery Genres Pamphlets Physical Description Extent: 65 p.

Type. Portrait of Mahommah G. Baquaqua Names Baquaqua, Mahommah Gardo (Author) Darby, John Gould, (Engraver) Collection. Biography of Mahommah G. Baquaqua, a native of Zoogoo, in the interior of Africa (a convert to Christianity), with a description of that part of the world. Dates / Origin Date Issued: Place: Detroit.

Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua [1] foi um homem africano, sequestrado escravizado por traficantes. Nativo de Zooggoo na África Central (atual municipalidade de Djougou, no Benim), um reino tributário do reino de Bergoo, trabalhou no Brasil como cativo, contudo conseguiu fugir para Nova York em garantindo sua liberdade.

Sua biografia foi publicada pelo abolicionista estadunidense Samuel Moore. This photo courtesy of Bruno Veras shows an image of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua on the book cover of Baquaqua's auto-biography published in and titled, "Biography of Mahommah G.

Baquaqua," Taken. Coercions, Conversions, Subversions: The Nineteenth-Century Slave Narratives of Omar ibn Said, Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua, and Nicholas Said Patrick E. Horn (bio) Omar ibn Said, Mohommah Baquaqua, and Nicholas Said, three remarkable African Muslims entangled in slavery, “converted” to Christianity under duress.The biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua was compiled by the abolitionist, Samuel Moore.

Born in West Africa (now Benin) aroundBaquaqua was sold as a slave and lived in Brazil, Haiti, Canada, and the US where he escaped from slavery in New York City.THE BIOGRAPHY OF MAHOMMAH GARDO BAQUAQUA OF DJOUGOU ()* By Robin Law READ 20 MARCH ABSTRACT.

Recent quantitative studies of the Atlantic slave trade tend to mar-ginalise the voices of the enslaved and transported Africans who were its victims, but some sense of their experience is provided by surviving narratives by African-born ex-slaves.