New PDF release: Africans into Creoles: Slavery, Ethnicity, and Identity in

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By Russell Lohse

ISBN-10: 0826354971

ISBN-13: 9780826354976

in contrast to so much 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 on the ethnic origins of the Africans and narrates their seize 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 ladies and boys, men and women, he indicates how the stipulations of slavery in a special neighborhood surroundings made up our minds the restrictions that slaves confronted and the way they answered to their condition.

Russell Lohse is an assistant professor of historical past at Pennsylvania country University.

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