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By Linda M. Heywood

This quantity units out a brand new paradigm that raises our figuring out of African tradition and the forces that resulted in its transformation in the course of the interval of the Atlantic slave exchange and past, placing lengthy due emphasis at the value of relevant African tradition to the cultures of the USA, Brazil, and the Caribbean. concentrating on the Kongo/Angola tradition quarter, the e-book illustrates how African peoples re-shaped their cultural associations as they interacted with Portuguese slave investors as much as 1800, then follows valuable Africans via the entire areas the place they have been taken as slaves and captives.

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