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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: political,
  • Black studies,
  • British Isles,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • People of Color,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography,
  • Fugitive slaves,
  • Prince, Mary,
  • Slavery,
  • West Indies,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9627056M
ISBN 100613642872
ISBN 109780613642873

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  When she took shelter with the Moravian church later in life she was able to have her story written down and published. The History of Mary Prince was the first account of the life of a black woman to be published in England and the book had a galvanizing effect on the anti-slavery movement/5(71). First published in , "The History of Mary Prince" is the fascinating autobiography of the life of Mary Prince, who was born into slavery in Bermuda. It was the first time the story of a black woman was published in the United Kingdom and it was widely read and reprinted numerous times. The History of Mary Prince () was the first life of a black woman to be published in Britain. This extraordinary testament of ill-treatment and survival was a protest and a rallying-cry for 4/5(1). Mary Prince begins her History with a brief description of her childhood, before turning to her adult experiences under slavery in the West Indies. She describes her early childhood in the household of Captain Williams as "the happiest period of my life; for I was too young to understand rightly my condition as a slave.".

Mary Prince, the first woman to have a memoir of her experiences of slavery published in Britain, was born on this date in   The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave by Mary Prince. Book Description: Mary Prince's narrative was one of the earliest to reveal the ugly truths about slavery in the West Indies to an English reading public that was largely unaware of its atrocities. Prince was born in Bermuda to an enslaved family. Mary Prince was born into slavery in Devonshire Parish, Bermuda. While she was later living in London, her autobiography, The History of Mary Prince, was the first account of the life of a black woman to be published in the United Kingdom. This edition of "The History of Mary Prince" is Volume 4 of the Black History .

Mary Prince was the first black British woman to escape from slavery and publish a record of her experiences. In this unique document, Mary Prince vividly recalls her life as a slave in Bermuda, Reviews: 1. Mary Prince begins her History with a brief description of her childhood, before turning to her adult experiences under slavery in the West Indies. She describes her early childhood in the household of Captain Williams as "the happiest period of my life; for I was Birth place: Brackish Pond. THE HISTORY OF MARY PRINCE by Mary Prince - FULL AudioBook | GreatestAudioBooks - Mary Prince (c. – after ) was a British abolitionist and autobiogr.   Mary Prince was the first black British woman to escape from slavery and publish a record of her experiences. In this unique document, Mary Prince vividly recalls her life as a slave in Bermuda, Turks Island, and Antigua, her rebellion against physical and psychological degradation, and her eventual escape to London in /5(3).