Slavery and Beyond: The African Impact on Latin America and the Caribbean

Slavery and Beyond: The African Impact on Latin America and the Caribbean

by Darien J. Davis
     
 

From the arrival of Hispanicized Africans during the Age of Discovery to today's renewal of racial identities, the history of Africans in Latin America has been complex, their contributions numerous. It is precisely this complexity that the essays in Slavery and Beyond analyze, exploring geographical, regional, and other factors.

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From the arrival of Hispanicized Africans during the Age of Discovery to today's renewal of racial identities, the history of Africans in Latin America has been complex, their contributions numerous. It is precisely this complexity that the essays in Slavery and Beyond analyze, exploring geographical, regional, and other factors.

The editor has selected ten topics through which to study the African dimension of Latin America, including the colonial era, religion, music, and intermarriage. Each topic is explained by the editor and then discussed in articles drawn from academic journals, monographs, and papers.

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...these essays explore the geographical, regional, and cultural factors that affect the history of Latin America. Each [essay] helps readers to grasp the complicated internal dynamics of this African-based group and their relationships with encompassing societies.
Booknews
A collection of essays on the African dimension of Latin America, exploring the geographical, regional, and cultural factors that have affected the ethnic and racial groups in the region. Topics include the Age of Discovery, the colonial era, religion, music, and intermarriage. Each essay includes an introduction. Includes a list of suggested films as well as a bibliography. No index. Paper edition (unseen), $14.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780842024846
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1995
Series:
Jaguar Books on Latin America Series, #5
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.18(d)

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