Russell Lohse's Africans into Creoles: Slavery, Ethnicity, and Identity in PDF

By Russell Lohse

ISBN-10: 0826354971

ISBN-13: 9780826354976

in contrast to such a lot books on slavery within the Americas, this social historical past of Africans and their enslaved descendants in colonial Costa Rica recounts the adventure of particular humans from West Africa to the hot global. Tracing the studies of Africans on Danish slave ships that arrived in Costa Rica in 1710, the Christianus Quintus and Fredericus Quartus, the writer examines slavery in Costa Rica from 1600 to 1750. Lohse appears to be like on the ethnic origins of the Africans and narrates their catch and shipping to the coast, their embarkation and passage, and at last their acculturation to slavery and their lives as slaves in Costa Rica. Following the reviews of women and boys, men and women, he exhibits how the stipulations of slavery in a distinct neighborhood atmosphere made up our minds the limitations that slaves confronted and the way they spoke back to their condition.

Russell Lohse is an assistant professor of background at Pennsylvania kingdom University.

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