The Two Deaths of Quincas
. Alfred A. Knopf Press, New York, New York. 1965 Edition.
An excellent book to be used with this unit’s quest activities. A good representation of the American Slave Culture impact.
Avon Books, New York, New York. 1984.
This easy-to-read novel focuses on the spirit of Jubiaba, the medicine man who inspires Antonio in his youth, follows Antonio’s physical and spiritual odyssey through tragedy and despair, teaching him to “love all those . . . who were shaking off the fetters of slavery. Highly recommended for students’ use with this unit’s quest activities.
Explosion in a Cathedral
. Harper and Row, Publishers, Inc., New York, New York. 1963 Edition.
For the high achiever student, this book not only focuses on the themes projecting the impact of the American slave African culture, but it also gives joy to the reader that appreciates the value of good literature. Excellent book to be used with this unit’s activities.
Guerra del tiempo (War of Time)
. Editora Latina, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
This book compiles a collection of easy-to-read short stories. The author gives a direct approach to the conflicts of the American Black slaves (whenever they tried to be free) with a story entitled El Fugitivo (The Fugitives). This story focuses on a runaway Black slave who was hunted by the White Master’s dogs. An excellent book to be used with this unit’s activities.
The Pilgrim at Home
. Ithaca, New York, Cornell University, 1977.
A collection of stories, easy-to-read, focusing on the history of Black culture and Afro-American Black heritage in most of the issues.
Foner, Laura and Eugene D. Genovese, eds.,
Slavery in the New World
. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1969.
A series of stories focusing on the slave treatment in Latin America. Excellent book to be used with this unit.
The Black Jacobins. Toussaint L’Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution
. New York: Vintage Books, 1963.
In this book the reader will find a series of events and causes focusing on the Haitian revolution. Excellent book for this unit.