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Cross-cultural exchange in the Atlantic world : Angola and Brazil during the era of the slave trade

Author: Roquinaldo Amaral Ferreira
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Series: African studies series, 121.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book argues that Angola and Brazil were connected, not separated, by the Atlantic Ocean. Roquinaldo Ferreira focuses on the cultural, religious and social impacts of the slave trade on Angola. Reconstructing biographies of Africans and merchants, he demonstrates how cross-cultural trade, identity formation, religious ties and resistance to slaving were central to the formation of the Atlantic world. By adding  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roquinaldo Amaral Ferreira
ISBN: 9780521863308 0521863309
OCLC Number: 772109843
Description: xiii, 262 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. An expedition to the kingdom of Holo --
2. Can vassals be enslaved? --
3. Tribunal de Mucanos --
4. Slavery and society --
5. Religion and culture --
6. Echoes of Brazil --
Epilogue : Rebalancing Atlantic history.
Series Title: African studies series, 121.
Responsibility: Roquinaldo Ferreira.
Local System Bib Number:
ocn772109843

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Examining the slave trade between Angola and Brazil, Roquinaldo Ferreira focuses on the cultural ties between the two countries.  Read more...
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'With great historical imagination, Ferreira resurrects detailed stories of individuals who were integrally tied to the largest branch of the Atlantic slave trade. In so doing, he shows the Read more...

 
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