A Stain On Our Past: Slavery and Memory.

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Gueye, Abdoulaye and Johann Michel, eds. A Stain On Our Past: Slavery and Memory. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, Inc., 2017, pp.326, ISBN: 1569025800.

This multi-disciplinary book offers an in-depth analysis of the memory of slavery in different geographic contexts, including France, the United States, Jamaica, the French Caribbean, Brazil, and the United Kingdom to argue that the patrimonialization of the memory of the slave enterprise and slavery has transformed public spaces and helped victims to recover their dignity. Hence, the work is...

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