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Africans into Creoles : slavery, ethnicity, and identity in colonial Costa Rica

Author: Russell Lohse
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2014.
Series: Diálogos (Albuquerque, N.M.)
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"Unlike most books on slavery in the Americas, this social history of Africans and their enslaved descendants in colonial Costa Rica recounts the journey of specific people from West Africa to the New World. Tracing the experiences of Africans on two Danish slave ships that arrived in Costa Rica in 1710, the Christianus Quintus and Fredericus Quartus, the author examines slavery in Costa Rica from 1600 to 1750.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Lohse
ISBN: 9780826354976 0826354971
OCLC Number: 877851156
Description: xiv, 351 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: A "Guinea Voyage" Gone Wrong : From Africa to Costa Rica, 1708-1710 --
Stolen from Their Countries : The Origins of Africans in Costa Rica --
Middle Passages : The Slave Trade to Costa Rica --
Becoming Slaves in Costa Rica --
Work and the Shaping of Slave Life --
Slave Resistance --
More than Slaves : Family and Freedom --
Conclusions --
Epilogue --
Glossary --
Appendix One: Some Fugitive Slaves of Costa Rican Masters, 1612-1746 --
Appendix Two: Slave Marriages, 1670-1750.
Series Title: Diálogos (Albuquerque, N.M.)
Responsibility: Russell Lohse.
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