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Title The black urban Atlantic in the age of the slave trade / edited by Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra, Matt D. Childs, and James Sidbury.
Publication Info. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2013.
Edition 1st ed.

Location Call No. Status Notes
 Purdy-Kresge Library  HT 985 .B53 2013    CHECKED IN
Description vi, 371 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Early modern Americas.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. African identities in Atlantic spaces. Identity among liberated Africans in Sierra Leone / David Northrup ; Ouidah as a multiethnic community / Robin Law ; African nations in nineteenth-century Salvador, Bahia / João José Reis -- Part II. The sources of black agency. Re-creating African ethnic identities in Cuba / Matt D. Childs ; The slaves and free people of color of Cap Français / David Geggus ; Kingston, Jamaica: crucible of modernity / Trevor Burnard -- Part III. Urban spaces and black autonomy. The African landscape of seventeenth-century Cartagena and its hinterlands / Jane Landers ; The cultural geography of enslaved ship pilots / Kevin Dawson ; Slavery and the social and culutral landscapes of Luanda / Roquinaldo Ferreira ; African barbeiros in Brazilian slave ports / Mariza de Carvalho Soares -- Part IV. Black identities in non-plantation economies. The hidden histories of African Lisbon / James H. Sweet ; Black bortherhoods in Mexico City / Nicole von Germeten.
Subject Slave trade -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- History.
Sociology, Urban -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- History.
Blacks -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- Social conditions.
Atlantic Ocean Region -- Race relations -- History.
Added Author Cañizares-Esguerra, Jorge.
Childs, Matt D., 1970-
Sidbury, James.
ISBN 9780812245103 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0812245105 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC # 821218333
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