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Central Africans, Atlantic Creoles, and the Foundation of the Americas, 1585–1660
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Details

  • Page extent: 386 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.74 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 306.3/620899674107
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: E29.N3 H49 2007
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Africans--America--History--17th century
    • Blacks--America--History--17th century
    • Creoles--America--History--17th century
    • African Americans--History--17th century
    • Community life--America--History--17th century

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Hardback

 (ISBN-13: 9780521770651)




Contents



Preface page ix
Acknowledgments xi
  Introduction 1
1   Privateering, Colonial Expansion, and the African Presence in Early Anglo-Dutch Settlements 5
2   The Portuguese, Kongo, and Ndongo and the Origins of Atlantic Creole Culture to 1607 49
3   Wars, Civil Unrest, and the Dynamics of Enslavement in West Central Africa, 1607–1660 109
4   Atlantic Creole Culture: Patterns of Transformation and Adaptations, 1607–1660 169
5   Shifting Status and the Foundation of African American Communities: Atlantic Creoles in the Early Anglo-Dutch Colonies 236
6   Becoming Slaves: Atlantic Creoles and the Defining of Status 294
Appendix: Names of Africans Appearing in Early Colonial Records 333
Index 361

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