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ZEE, HENRI VAN DER. - 's Heeren slaaf. Het dramatische leven van Jacobus Capitein (1717-1747).

Title: 's Heeren slaaf. Het dramatische leven van Jacobus Capitein (1717-1747).
Description: (Amsterdam), Balans, 2000. Wrappers. With portrait. 176 pp.Jacobus Elisa Johannes Capitein (ca. 1717 - 1747) was a Dutch Christian minister of Ghanaian birth who was one of the first known sub-Saharan Africans to study at a European university and one of the first Africans to be ordained as a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church. He is credited with spreading the use of the written word in his native Ghana. Though a former slave, Capitein wrote a dissertation defending the right of Christians to keep slaves.

Keywords: Africa WIC Africa WIC West India Company West Africa slavery

Price: EUR 19.80 = appr. US$ 21.52 Seller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (NVvA/ILAB)
- Book number: 2815