Central Africans and Cultural Transformations in the American Diaspora
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Description: This is a study of African culture and the forces that led to its transformation during the period of the Atlantic slave trade, illustrating how African peoples re-shaped their cultural institutions, beliefs and practices.
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Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/19/2001
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|List of Contributors|
|Central Africa: Society, Culture, and the Slave Trade|
|Central Africa During the Era of the Slave Trade, c. 1490s-1850s|
|Religious and Ceremonial Life in the Kongo and Mbundu Areas, 1500-1700|
|Portuguese into African: The Eighteenth-Century Central African Background to Atlantic Creole Cultures|
|Central Africans in Brazil|
|Central Africans in Central Brazil, 1780-1835|
|Who Is the King of Congo? A New Look at African and Afro-Brazilian Kings in Brazil|
|The Great Porpoise-Skull Strike: Central African Water Spirits and Slave Identity in Early-Nineteenth-Century Rio de Janeiro|
|Central Africans in Haiti and Spanish America|
|Twins, Simbi Spirits, and Lwas in Kongo and Haiti|
|The Central African Presence in Spanish Maroon Communities|
|Central African Popular Christianity and the Making of Haitian Vodou Religion|
|Kongolese Catholic Influences on Haitian Popular Catholicism: A Sociohistorical Exploration|
|Central Africans in North America and the Caribbean|
|"Walk in the Feenda": West-Central Africans and the Forest in the South Carolina--Georgia Lowcountry|
|Liberated Central Africans in Nineteenth-Century Guyana|
|Combat and the Crossing of the Kalunga|