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ERIC Number: EJ605996
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1077-3711
Russia's Literary Genius Alexander Pushkin: The Great-Grandson of an African Slave.
Lounsbery, Anne
Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, n27 p105-108 Spr 2000
Alexander Pushkin, Russia's most celebrated literary figure, descended from an African slave. On both parents' sides, he was related to Avram Petrovich Gannibal, who was born to an African prince and abducted to become a slave to a Russian diplomat. Pushkin chose to pride himself on both his aristocratic life and his African ancestry. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Russia