Abina and the important men: a graphic history by historian trevor r getz and illustrator liz clarke is a unique combination of educational storytelling and. Abina and the important men is the winner of the james harvey robinson prize of the american historical association and the older readers award of the. Abina and the important men by trevor r getz, liz clarke a people's history of american empire: a graphic adaptation by howard zinn, mike konopacki,.
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“abina and the important men” is an animated graphic depiction of what happened in this historic case come watch the story and discuss what. By trevor getz abina and the important men is an interpretation of the testimony of a young, enslaved woman who won her way to freedom in. Global history since 1500 abina and the important men: a graphic history essay during the 19 th century, a number of radical changes began to occur in the.
Animation abina and the important men (2017) 55min | animation | 16 june 2017 (usa) abina rhonnie washington man in market / quamina eddoo. Abina and the important men: a graphic history written by trevor r getz and liz clarke, but spoken in different perspectives, helps shed light on abina's. The first of its kind, abina and the important men is a compelling and powerfully illustrated graphic history based on an 1876 court transcript of a west african.
Winner of the james harvey robinson prize from the american historical association, and widely acclaimed by educators and students, abina and the important. This is abina and the important men - trailer by documentary film institute on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who. Abina and the important men (second edition 2016) was written as one instructor's attempt at this difficult balancing act, by giving students the tools to enter into. The “important men” in abina are the only characters that are drawn from evidence and the way getz writes them is based on artifacts of history.
Abina and the important men character profiles abina mansah: the woman who filed charges against the man she claimed enslaved her after the british had . The girl is abina, the men are “important men,” and together they grace the cover of of abina and the important men: a graphic history (oxford. Abina and the important men is a relatively short graphic history that depicts a brief period of time in 1876, gold coast of west africa (present.