Karwan Fatah-Black

Karwan Fatah-Black (b. 1981) studied history at the University of Amsterdam and received his doctorate from the University of Leiden in 2013. He specialised in the early-modern history of Suriname and the slave trade. In 2016 the KNAW granted him the prestigious Young Scientists Award for Historical Science for his research on Dutch trans-atlantic trade, in particular the slave trade.



De geschiedenis van slavernij en emancipatie in Suriname

(Ambo Anthos, 2018, 223 pagina's)

In Paths through Slavery, Karwan Fatah-Black definitively reorients our under­standing of slavery and emancipation in Suriname by drawing our attention to the edges of the bustling port city of Para­maribo during the 18th and 19th centuries.

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