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An African Slaving Port and the Atlantic World: Benguela and by Mariana Candido PDF

By Mariana Candido

This e-book lines the heritage and improvement of the port of Benguela, the 3rd greatest port of slave embarkation at the coast of Africa, from the early 17th to the mid-nineteenth century. Benguela, situated at the primary coast of present-day Angola, used to be based through the Portuguese within the early 17th century. In discussing the influence of the transatlantic slave alternate on African societies, Mariana P. Candido explores the formation of latest elites, the cave in of previous states and the emergence of recent states. putting Benguela in an Atlantic viewpoint, this examine exhibits how occasions within the Caribbean and Brazil affected social and political alterations at the African coast. This ebook emphasizes the significance of the South Atlantic as an area for the movement of individuals, principles and crops.

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