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Bantulands: West Central Africa and Mozambique

Gwendolyn Midlo Hall

in Slavery and African Ethnicities in the Americas: Restoring the Links

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829738
eISBN:
9781469605180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876862_hall.11
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the transatlantic slave trade from the Bantulands–West Central Africa, the region that supplied enslaved Africans to the Americas in massive numbers throughout the entire ... More


Material Life in West and West Central Africa, 1650−1800

Frederick C. Knight

in Working the Diaspora: The Impact of African Labor on the Anglo-American World, 1650-1850

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748183
eISBN:
9780814749128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748183.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter highlights everyday material life in contexts ranging from the daily markets in Gold Coast towns to the cattle pastures of Central Africa. Since the daily lives of African captives in ... More


“We took man, woman, and child”

Audra A. Diptee

in From Africa to Jamaica: The Making of an Atlantic Slave Society, 17751807

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034829
eISBN:
9780813038414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034829.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the experiences of captive men, women, and children during the process of enslavement in Africa. It outlines differences in the captive experience in the three key areas of ... More


The competing kings of cotton

Matthew Eagleton-Pierce

in Symbolic Power in the World Trade Organization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199662647
eISBN:
9780191748424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662647.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

As the first case study, this chapter investigates the WTO west- and central-African (WCA) cotton initiative and how it can be understood through the lens of symbolic power. There are four sections. ... More


Negotiating Time and Space: Architecture, Rituals, and Power in the Christian Kongo

CéCile Fromont

in Art of Conversion: Christian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618715
eISBN:
9781469618739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618739.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter discusses buildings, monuments, and movable objects that created a distinct Kongo Christian landscape in west central Africa from the 16th to the 18th centuries. The Christian ... More


This Negro Thoroughfare: The Meaning of Black Movement

Ryan A. Quintana

in Making a Slave State: Political Development in Early South Carolina

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469642222
eISBN:
9781469641089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469642222.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the everyday spatial practices of enslaved Carolinians, particularly focusing on the Lowcountry. It closely illuminates the varied landscapes, communities, and politics that ... More


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