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Slavery and African Ethnicities in the Americas
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Gwendolyn Midlo Hall
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-05 - Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

Enslaved peoples were brought to the Americas from many places in Africa, but a large majority came from relatively few ethnic groups. Drawing on a wide range of materials in four languages as well as on her lifetime study of slave groups in the New World, Gwendolyn Midlo Hall explores
Haunted by Slavery
Language: en
Authors: Gwendolyn Midlo Hall
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-02 - Publisher: Haymarket Books

The memoir of Gwendolyn Midlo Hall offers today's activists and readers an accessible and intimate examination of a crucial era in American radical history. Born in 1929 New Orleans to left-wing Jewish parents, Gwendolyn Midlo Hall's life has spanned nearly a century of engagement in anti-racist, internationalist political activism. In
African Slavery in Latin America and the Caribbean
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Herbert S. Klein, Ben Vinson III
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-09-06 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This is an original survey of the economic and social history of slavery of the Afro-American experience in Latin America and the Caribbean. The focus of the book is on the Portuguese, Spanish, and French-speaking regions of continental America and the Caribbean. It analyzes the latest research on urban and
The End of Slavery in Africa and the Americas
Language: en
Pages: 169
Authors: Ulrike Schmieder, Katja Füllberg-Stolberg, Michael Zeuske
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

For centuries, social and economic relations within the Atlantic space were dominated by slavery and the transatlantic slave trade. However, when the trade ended, slave labor in America was replaced, by other forms of coerced labor. This book focuses on the transformation of societies after the slave trade and slavery.
Afro-Catholic Festivals in the Americas
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Cécile Fromont
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-15 - Publisher: Penn State Press

This volume demonstrates how, from the beginning of the Atlantic slave trade, enslaved and free Africans in the Americas used Catholicism and Christian-derived celebrations as spaces for autonomous cultural expression, social organization, and political empowerment. Their appropriation of Catholic-based celebrations calls into question the long-held idea that Africans and their