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Igbo roots of Olaudah Equiano

Catherine Obianuju Acholonu

Igbo roots of Olaudah Equiano

an anthropological research

by Catherine Obianuju Acholonu

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Published by AFA Publications in Owerri, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Equiano, Olaudah, b. 1745.,
  • Igbo (African people),
  • Slaves -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 176).

    Statementby Catherine Obianuju Acholonu.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT869.E6 A44 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 184 p. :
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1915738M
    ISBN 109782449628
    LC Control Number90124354
    OCLC/WorldCa20540018

    There was also Olaudah Equiano, a writer and abolitionist who is, according to his memoir, of Igbo extraction. According to historians, he was enslaved as a child, taken to the Caribbean and sold as a slave to a Royal Navy officer. He was sold twice more but purchased his freedom in Author of The earth unchained, The Igbo roots of Olaudah Equiano, Into the heart of Biafra, Nigeria in the year , Women in environmental development program, Family love in Nigerian fiction, Trial of the beautiful ones, The spring's last drop.

    Olaudah Equiano And The Igbo World: History, Society And Atlantic Diaspora Connections by Chima J. Korieh it was amazing avg rating — 1 rating — published — 2 editions. Our Roots: Igbo Israel Heritage – Caliben I.O. Michael Ibo Exodus – Prof. O. Alaezi The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano – Olaudah Equiano Hebrewism of West Africa – Joseph J. Williams Caliben I.O. Michael's book can be found at.

    This book also deals with the topics of the Igbo origins and their life cycle and how it relates to the Torah (Old Testament Law). Other Helpful Books Our Roots: Igbo Israel Heritage – Caliben I.O. Michael Ibo Exodus – Prof. O. Alaezi The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano – Olaudah Equiano Hebrewism. South African tribe with religious practices and beliefs similar to Judaism; claim common lineage of Jewish people (Equiano thought they got lost on the way to Israel) Igbo Tribe Equiano's tribe and his father was a respected elder; had a system of law and marriage and wives were husband's property; well built community; had slaves but were POW.


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The Igbo roots of Olaudah Equiano: An anthropological researchAuthor: Catherine Obianuju Acholonu. The Igbo Roots of Olaudah Equiano - A Linguistic and Anthropological Searc.

CARC Publ. (revised edition, ) Acholonu-Olumba, Catherine and Ajay Prabhakar, The Gram Code of African Adam, Stone Books and Cave Libraries: ReconstructingYears of Africa’s Igbo roots of Olaudah Equiano book Civilizations, Re: Some Igbo Words In Olaudah Equiano's Autobiography Book by Yujin(m): pm On Jul 10 As for Olaudah's original village, I personally think it should be found in present day Anioma.

Although Catherine Acholonu did a brilliant research to discover his root to present day Ihiala with even family pictures that have close resemblance to him, I. The first educated Igbo man, Olaudah Equiano bornwrote in his book about his birth place in present day Anambra state and said they were ruled by the Benin Kingdom and subjects to the Oba of Benin.

Like I said, not everything in Equiano's book is correct. Olaudah Equiano, (born c. Essaka [now in Nigeria]?—died MaLondon, England), self-proclaimed West African sold into slavery and later freed. His autobiography, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano; or, Gustavus Vassa, the African, Written by Himself (), with its strong abolitionist stance and detailed description of life in Nigeria, was so popular.

Olaudah Equiano’s Life and Depiction of Igbo People Essay. Equiano’s village of Igbo people. Equiano argues that the Igbo people had a strong system of law and marriage. A council of elders, of which his father was a member, solved civil, commercial and criminal disputes.

Crimes, such as adultery, were heavily punished. Igbodefenders interested in the question of the Jewsish origin of the Igbos should go and read this book. It was published by an Igbo man named Olauda Equiano inover years ago.

In it he lists reasons why he believes the Igbos have some Jewish ancestry. The popular Israeli newspaper Haaretz notes that: [ ].

Published inEquiano's autobiography was the first of its kind to influence a wide audience. He told the story of his life and suffering as a slave. He describes scenes of outrageous torture and made it clear to his readers how the institution of slavery dehumanized both owner and slave.

Equiano's work became an important part of the abolitionist cause, because he was able to portray. The Igbo roots of Olaudah Equiano: an anthropological research. [Catherine Obianuju Acholonu] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Obianuju Acholonu.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages:. Sometimes the stars seem to align and a subject for a page on Historycal Roots comes looking for us. Olaudah Equiano is a case in point.

When we attended the Sam King Memorial event at St Margaret’s, Westminster, Arthur Torrington pointed out a plaque commemorating Equiano (Equiano was. Olaudah Equiano and the Igbo World examines aspects of the history, society and Atlantic Diaspora connection of the Igbo people of the Bight of Biafra hinterland.

The large presence of the Igbo in the Americas and the role of enslaved Africans of Igbo origin were important in shaping the larger history of slavery, patterns of enslavement, and new identity formations in the Americas.

Buy The Igbo roots of Olaudah Equiano: An anthropological research by Acholonu, Catherine Obianuju (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: Catherine Obianuju Acholonu. Essays for The Life of Olaudah Equiano. The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano essays are academic essays for citation.

These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano. Abolition, Ethnicity, and Identity in The Interesting Narrative. Olaudah Equiano's roots' (p.

43), giving the last word to the power of the oral tradition which she had earlier warned us to take seriously as a source of 'much valuable information' (p.

41). The Igbo Roots of Olaudah Equiano has demonstrated clearly how a potentially. The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Written by Himself, became a best-seller both in England and America, and fueled the beginnings of an anti-slavery movement.

(The Igbo Roots of Olaudah Equiano, Revised Edition, p. The Nri dwarfs possessed proven magical powers such as the power to control locusts as recorded in Achebe's Things Fall Apart (p. 38), to invoke and call off rain, famine, pests, etc., to bless and to curse. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages cm: Contents: Introduction: Mapping the Igbo-Atlantic connection / Chima J.

Korieh --(Re)Imagining community: Olaudah Equiano and the (re)construction of Igbo (African) identity / Maureen N. Eke --The Igbo roots of Olaudah Equiano / Catherine Obianuju Acholonu --Igbo sense. Catherine O. Acholonu. The Igbo Roots of Olaudah Equiano.

AFA Publications, BoxOwerri, Nigeria. viii + pages. This study of the origins of the author of The Interesting Narrative of Olaudah Equiano (London ), argues that, on the evidence of his autobiog-raphy, Equiano's birthplace, called by him "Essaka," can be identified with the.

It was this Igbo predestinarian conviction among Igbos that likely made it easier for Equiano to accept the Christian doctrine of the Providence of God and is a major theme of the work. Octo – Life Story Of Olaudah Equiano, Ex-Nigerian Igbo Slave Who Abolished Slave Trade Now Trending Touching story of Olaudah Equiano, the Igbo slave man, who played a leading role in the abolition of slave trade after becoming free years ago, dominated searches on Google this week.

NAN quoting Google’s spokesman Taiwo [ ].Description. Olaudah Equiano (c. – 31 March ), known in his lifetime as Gustavus Vassa (), was a writer and abolitionist from the Igbo region of what is today southeastern Nigeria according to his memoir, or from South Carolina according to other sources.

Olaudah Equiano described his place of birth as “a charming vale, named Essaka” in the kingdom of Benin (in today’s southeastern Nigeria).

His father occupied an important place among the Igbo people, and was himself a slave owner.