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Black Rice : the African Origins of Rice Cultivation in the Americas.

Verfasser/in: Judith A Judith; Judith A Carney; ebrary, Inc.
Verlag: Cambridge : Harvard University Press, March 2002.
Ausgabe/Format   Print book : Dokument   Computer-Datei : Englisch : ReprintAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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Annotation Few Americans identify slavery with the cultivation of rice, yet rice was a major plantation crop during the first three centuries of settlement in the Americas. Rice accompanied African slaves across the Middle Passage throughout the New World to Brazil, the Caribbean, and the southern United States. By the middle of the eighteenth century, rice plantations in South Carolina and the black slaves who  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Electronic books
Medientyp: Dokument
Dokumenttyp: Buch, Computer-Datei
Alle Autoren: Judith A Judith; Judith A Carney; ebrary, Inc.
ISBN: 9780674008342 0674008340
OCLC-Nummer: 842268570
Zielgruppe: Trade
Beschreibung: 1 online resource (256 pages) : illustrations
Inhalt: Preface Introduction 1. Encounters 2. Rice Origins and Indigenous Knowledge 3. Out of Africa: Rice Culture and African Continuities 4. This Was "Woman's Wuck" 5. African Rice and the Atlantic World 6. Legacies Notes References Index
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This text tells the story of the true provenance of rice in the Americas. It establishes, through agricultural and historical evidence, the vital significance of rice in West African society for a  Weiterlesen…

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Exploring crops, landscapes and agricultural practices in Africa and America, [Carney] demonstrates the critical role Africans played in the creation of the system of rice production that provided Weiterlesen…

 
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