Deep Roots: Rice Farmers in West Africa and the African Diaspora

Deep Roots: Rice Farmers in West Africa and the African Diaspora

by Edda L. Fields-Black
     
 

ISBN-10: 0253352193

ISBN-13: 9780253352194

Pub. Date: 10/20/2008

Publisher: Indiana University Press


The ancient rice-growing cultures of West Africa and their transplantation to the Georgia-Carolina coast

Overview


The ancient rice-growing cultures of West Africa and their transplantation to the Georgia-Carolina coast

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253352194
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
10/20/2008
Series:
Blacks in the Diaspora Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
3 Months

Table of Contents

List of Tables
Orthography

Introduction
1. The Rio Nunez Region: A Small Corner of West Africa's Rice Coast Region
2. The First-Comers and the Roots of Coastal Rice-growing Technology
3. The Newcomers and the Seeds of Tidal Rice-Growing Technology
4. Coastal Collaboration and Specialization: Flowering of Tidal Rice-Growing Technologies
5. The Strangers and the Branches of Coastal Rice-growing Technology, c.1500 to 1800
6. Feeding the Slave Trade: The Trade in Rice and Captives from West Africa's Rice Coast
Conclusion

Appendix I.1 Fieldwork Interviews
Appendix I.2 Rice Terminology in Atlantic Languages Spoken in the Coastal Rio Nunez Region
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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