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Forgotten Diaspora Jewish Communities in West Africa and the Making of the Atlantic World

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ISBN-10: 0521192862

ISBN-13: 9780521192866

Edition: 2011

Authors: Peter Mark, Jos� da Silva Horta

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List price: $150.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/14/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 280
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Jos_ da Silva Horta is Assistant Professor, with tenure, of African History and of Expansion History at Lisbon University, where he is also a researcher at the Center of History. He serves as director of the Faculty of Letters Doctoral Program in African History and of the African Studies Undergraduate Program. He is author of A 'Guin_ do Cabo Verde': produY#227;o textual e representaY#245;es (1578-1684), PhD dissertation, 2002 (revised to the press). His publications include A representaY#227;o do Africano na Literatura de Viagens, do Senegal ... Serra Leoa (1453-1508) (1991) and articles in international journals.

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Two Sephardic Communities on Senegal's Petite C�te
Jewish Identity in Senegambia
Religious Interaction: Catholics, Jews, and Muslims in Early Seventeenth-Century Upper Guinea
The Blade Weapons Trade in Seventeenth-Century West Africa
The Luso-African Ivories as Historical Source for the Weapons Trade and for the Jewish Presence in Guinea of Cape Verde
The Later Years: Merchant Mobility and the Evolution of Identity
Conclusion
The Jewish Traders of Porto d'Ale and Joal, Their Relatives, and Some of Their New Christian Partners in Senegambia and in the United Provinces and Portugal: A Comprehensive List (ca. 1606-ca. 1635)
A Chronological Outline of the Institutional Proceedings against the Jews of Porto d'Ale and Joal (1611-1643)
Bibliography
Index