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Unformatted text preview: Pay close attention to these details as you work through this narrative. This isnt a long workonly 200 pagesbut well be working through most of it. Please read the following pages; in some places noted below, you can skim to get the main points. Assigned pages: Read pages 31-70, concerning Equianos youth and introduction into slavery. Skim pages 70-91, concerning Equianos service and naval fights with the French. Read pages 91-146, relating Equianos time in the West Indies, his purchase by the Quaker Merchant Robert King, and Equianos purchase of his freedom. Skim pages 147-160, regarding his experience being shipwrecked in the Bahamas. Read pages 161-178, concerning Equianos further travels in the Mediterranean. Skim pages 178-197, in which Equiano talks of his religious conversionread if it catches your interest. Read 198-236, the concluding section concerning his appointment as commissary in the navy, marriage, and efforts on behalf of ending slavery....
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course HIST 100 taught by Professor Millskelley during the Fall '08 term at George Mason.
- Fall '08