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Title Central Africans and cultural transformations in the American diaspora / edited by Linda M. Heywood.

Publication Info. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  973.0496 C397C    Check Shelf
Description xv, 384 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Central Africa during the era of the slave trade, c. 1490s-1850s / Joseph C. Miller -- Religious and ceremonial life in the Kongo and Mbundu Areas, 1500-1700 / John K. Thornton -- Portuguese into African: the eighteenth-century central African background to Atlantic Creole cultures / Linda M. Heywood -- Central Africans in central Brazil, 1780-1835 / Mary C. Karasch -- Who is the king of Congo? A new look at African and Afro-Brazilian Kings in Brazil / Elizabeth W. Kiddy -- The great porpoise-skull strike: central African water spirits and slave identity in earl-nineteenth-century Rio de Janeiro / Robert W. Slenes -- Twins, Simbi spirits, and Lwas in Kongo and Haiti / Wyatt MacGaffey -- The central African presence in Spanish maroon communities / Jane Landers -- Central African popular Christianity and the making of Haitian vodou religion / Hein Vanhee -- Kongolese Catholic influences on Haitian popular Catholicism: a sociohistorical exploration / Terry Rey -- "Walk in the Feenda" : West-Central Africans and the forest in the South Carolina-Georgia lowcountry / Ras Michael Brown -- Liberated Central Africans in nineteenth-century Guyana / Monica Schuler --Combat and the crossing of the Kalunga / T.J. Desch-Obi.
Subject Africans -- America -- History.
Africans -- America -- Cultural assimilation.
Africans -- America -- Ethnic identity.
America -- Civilization -- African influences.
Africa, Central -- Civilization.
African diaspora.
Slave trade -- Social aspects -- History.
Slavery -- Social aspects -- History.
Africans -- Migrations.
Added Author Heywood, Linda M. (Linda Marinda), 1945-
ISBN 0521802431 hardback
9780521802437 hardback
0521002788 paperback
9780521002783 paperback
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