42. James Sidbury on African Identity
An interview with James Sidbury about the emergence of a self-conscious African identity in the diaspora.
• J. Sidbury, “Early Slave Narratives and the Culture of the Atlantic Market,” in E.H. Gould and P.S. Onuf, Empire and Nation (Baltimore: 2005), 260-74.
• J. Sidbury, Ploughshares into Swords: Race, Rebellion, and Identity in Gabriel’s Virginia, 1730–1810 (Cambridge: 1997).
• J. Sidbury, “Thomas Jefferson in Gabriel’s Virginia,” in J.E. Lewis et al. (eds), The Revolution of 1800: Democracy, Race, and the New Republic (Charlottesville: 2002), 199-219.
• J. Sidbury, Becoming African in America: Race and Nation in the Early Black Atlantic (Oxford: 2007).
• J. Sidbury, "From Igbo Israeli to African Christian: The Emergence of Racial Identity in Olaudah Equiano's Interesting Narrative," in S. Palmié (ed), Africas of the Americas: Beyond the Search for Origins in the Study of Afro-Atlantic Religions (Leiden: 2008), 79-106.
• J. Sidbury (with J. Cañizares-Esguerra), "Mapping Ethnogenesis in the Atlantic World," William and Mary Quarterly 68 (2011): 181-208.
• J. Sidbury, "'African' Settlers in the Founding of Freetown," in P. Lovejoy and S. Schwarz (eds), Slavery, Abolition and the Transition to Colonialism in Sierra Leone (Trenton: 2015), 127-42.