Essays on Olaudah Equiano

Olaudah Equiano: Abolitionist And Autobiographer

Olaudah Equiano, also known as Gustavus Vassa, was born in 1745 in Essaka (modern-day Nigeria). As an eleven year old, he and his sister were kidnapped, separated, and sold into slavery. Under several different owners, Equiano was able to gain invaluable naval training, learned how to be a clerk, and was even able to attend...
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The Life Of Olaudah Equiano

To gain a deeper understanding of what it was like to be a slave in the 18th century I decided to spend time reading The Life of Olaudah Equiano written by he himself Olaudah Equiano. Considering the fact that this book is still being read today after the book initial publication in 1745, I assumed...
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Racism And Slavery Through The Eyes Of Olaudah Equiano

Abstract The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between slavery and racism using the narrative of Mr. Olaudah Equiano. His narrative helps us to understand what life as a slave was really like. Mr. Equiano has two identities. He is Olaudah Equiano, the African slave. Olaudah Equiano was the name given to...
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