Africa and the Americas : interconnections during the slave trade / edited by José C. Curto and Renée Soulodre-LaFrance.
Contributor(s): Curto, José C | Soulodre-LaFrance, RenéeLanguage: English Publisher: Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, 2005.Description: vii, 338 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 1592212719; 1592212727 (pbk)
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Collection of essays from a conference held at York University, October 12-15th, 2000.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
National participation in the transatlantic slave trade: new evidence / David Eltis, Stephen Behrendt and David Richardson; 'Mozambiques' in Brazil: another dimension of the African diaspora in the Atlantic world / Edward A. Alpers; Transformations of the sea and thunder voduns in the Gbe-speaking area and in the Bahian Jeje-Candomblé / Luis Nicolau Parés; Kings, Queens, and Judges: hierarchy in lay religious brotherhoods of blacks, 1750-1830 / Elizabeth W. Kiddy; African responses to the end of the international slave trade and abolitionist initiatives in Bahia, Brazil, 1850-1865 / Dale T. Graden; Street labor in Bahia on the eve of abolition / João J. Reis; Leadership and authority in Maroon settlements in Spanish America and Brazil / Jane Landers; Enslavement, the slave voyage, and astral and aquatic journeys in African diaspora discourse / Monica Schuler; Ancestors, saints, and prophets in Kongo-dominguois root experience: a revisionist reading of transatlantic African resistance / Terry Rey; The Afro-Brazilian communities of Ouidah and Lagos in the nineteenth century: a comparative analysis / Elisée Soumonni; Mozambique and Brazil: cultural and political interferences through the slave trade / José Capela; The conundrum of cultures in Atlantic history / Colleen E. Kriger