The Door Of No Return by Mary A. Flowers

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Number of Pages252
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ISBN 100738823635
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This was indeed a fine book on a certain topic--namely the history of the Cape Coast Castle. However, based on (1) the title of the book ("Door of No Return"), (2) the subtitle of the book ("the history of the Cape Coast Castle AND the Atlantic Slave Trade") and (3) the drawing on the cover of the slaves packed into the slave ship, I naturally expected that this was going to be a book which Cited by: The Door of No Return book.

Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Focusing primarily on Cape Coast Castle, the African headquart /5. The book that I read was The Door of no Return by Sarah Mussi.

The Door of no Return is about a boy named, Zac Baxter is the last descendant of African Kings from Ghana. His grandpa has been telling Zac that their treasure was lost when they were sold into slavery/5.

The Gates of Hell. By Caroline Elkins. would have been better off reading “The Door of No Return.” Much can be learned from this book about the castle’s officers and Author: Caroline Elkins. The grim history of the slave trade from Africa is one that has had an impact on generations of people all over the world.

While much of the initial voyage and inhumane treatment of slavery has been historically analyzed, there has been little written on the several forts and castles along the coast of Ghana that were used as slave holding facilities.

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Pushed through the “door of no return”, millions of Africans were shipped from places like this whitewashed fort in Elmina, Ghana, to a life of slavery in Brazil, the Caribbean and : Orla Ryan.

The Door of No Return is a novel aimed at young adults. It is structured vaguely as a diary of the events that surround its protagonist, Zac Baxter, paralleled by excerpts of the slave narrative of his ancestor Bartholomew Baktu some three hundred years before.3/5.

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The Door of No Return: An Introduction to the African Slave Trade Power Point accompaniment for Carolina K’s lesson, “The Door of No Return,” available in the Database of K Resources:   Katharina Schramm, in a book on the role of history in African ideologies today, called the Door of No Return a symbol of "the cultural amnesia and sense of disconnection that slavery and the.

Book/Film Reviews; News & Magazine Articles; South African City Press Column; The Curse of the Door of No Return. by Dr. Molefi Kete Asante. Published 5/6/ Through you, and a thousand doors like you, doors of no return, millions of Africans passed.

A Map to the Door of No Return is a timely book that explores the relevance and nature of identity and belonging in a culturally diverse and rapidly changing world. It is an insightful, sensitive and poetic book of discovery. Drawing on cartography, travels, narratives of childhood in the Caribbean, journeys across the Canadian landscape.

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If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the. The Door of No Return by: Sarah Mussi People Government - Capable of more than you know - We can defeat the Giant - Even if all odds are against us, we can be the victors at the end Characters: Zac Baxter -Mina -Ashley Setting: Gloucester England -Cape Coast, Ghana "The Door of.

President Obama visited Senegal on the first leg of his 7-day African tour and stopped by the Door of No Return, a threshold crossed by African slaves as. Cape Coast Castle, Ghana, Door of No Return When the ships arrived at Cape Coast Castle, the slaves would be chained and taken through the 'door of no return' leading to the waterfront.

The slaves had little idea what would happen to them; some believed that they were being transported to another land where they would be eaten by the white men. The Door of No Return is a powerful, poignant, often startling story." The Independent "The great strength of St Clair's narrative is to make the ancient walls of Cape Coast Castle speak for the armies of the dead, black and white, whose precarious lives.

Door of No Return. by admin Leave a Comment. Author: There is a traitor in the book, a person who gives Zac away. Zac doesn’t know who it is until the very end, but as a reader it felt a little bit too obvious who the traitor was and didn’t come as any real surprise. After we toured the castle church, our guide led us to the infamous “Door of No Return,” where black women and men and children had marched, chained and single file, onto awaiting slave ships.

We lingered for a few excruciating minutes, then finished the tour before wandering in. A Map to the Door of No Return is a beautiful book. It’s also a sad book, and a maddening book.

Governor General’s Award-winning poet, novelist, and essayist Dionne Brand has created a work that is part memoir, part travelogue, part history, and part philosophy.

Boubacar Joseph Ndiaye, the museum’s passionate curator for over 40 years until his death inpainted the chilling story of departures through the Door of No Return to tourists, claiming. Get this from a library. The door of no return.

[Sarah Mussi] -- Sixteen-year-old Zac never believed his grandfather's tales about their enslaved ancestors being descended from an African king, but when his grandfather is murdered and the villains come after Zac. Door of No Return ( Black Caucus of The American Library Association Best Poetry Book Award) $ “Absolutely amazing.

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The Door of No Return: The History of Cape Coast Castle and the Atlantic Slave Trade William St Clair this book is a must-read for anyone interested in this essential history. The Door of No Return contains vivid settings and a wealth of memorable characters.

The children in my class loved Zac. The book also gives fascinating insights into the tragedy of the slave trade, a subject dealt with sensitively and which adds an /5(8). Chapter 1 considers the Panopticon () and the plan of the slave ship Brooks () for what these two pieces of architecture disclose about surveillance, race, and the production of knowledge.

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Coming down from the merchants' airy quarters, I walk toward the Door of No Return. Standing at the gateway, I imagine a woebegone stream of black men, women, and children passing through the door Author: Bunny Mcbride. According to his grandfather's stories, year-old Zac Baxter is the last descendant of King Baktu of the Gold Coast, now Ghana.

The king's son was stolen away by slavers inand the king struck a deal with the British ambassador: a fortune in gold and land in return for immunity for the Baktu people from capture, deportation and slavery.

The deal was recorded in a bond, but the British Author: Sarah Mussi. The door of no return Item Preview remove-circle There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review. 26 Previews Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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Cape Coast Castle: The door of no return - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Cape Coast, Ghana, at Tripadvisor.5/5().Under the rule of the Dutch West Indies Company, aro slaves a year passed through Elmina’s door of no return, right up until when the Dutch slave trade was abolished, seven years after the British.

Ceded to the British inElmina Castle was hardly in use until Ghana’s : Lilian Diarra.

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