Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley has 63 ratings and 8 reviews. Michelle said: This should have been boring, but for some reason I stuck with it and enjoyed it. University Press of Florida Book: Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley. Contributors: Daniel L. Schafer. ISBN Numbers: Her name was Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley. A free woman, Anna Kingsley petitioned the Spanish government for land, and land grant records.
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University Press kongsley Florida, Schafer has written an absorbing account of Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley, an African woman who was enslaved, forcibly transported to Florida, held in bondage, freed, and married to her white master; she bore several of his children and then rose to prominence as a slaveholder.
Without Schafer’s extensive research and skillful use of the documentation and family history, Anna Kingsley would have doubtless been lost in the long shadows cast by time. Instead, Schafer’s account, his exploration of the many anomalies of her identities and experiences, is an interesting biography; at the same time, it is a valuable account that brings a wider understanding to the lives of enslaved and free women in the nineteenth-century South.
First and foremost, Schafer’s account madgiggine a well-told story about one woman. According to his findings, Anna Kingsley was born in in Jolof, Most users should sign in with their email address. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.
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