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Virginia Magazine of History & Biography

Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, vol. 127, no. 3Volume 127 / 3

The Arrival of the First Africans to English North America, by Cassandra Newby-Alexander, pp. 186–99

In Search of the 1619 African Arrivals: Enslavement and Middle Passage, by Linda M. Heywood and John K. Thornton, pp. 200–211

"Others Not Christians in the Service of the English": Interpreting the Status of Africans and African Americans in Early Virginia, by John C. Coombs, pp. 212–38

Book Reviews, pp. 239–48

Books Received, pp. 249–50

Notes and Announcements, pp. 251–54

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