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By Mariana Candido

ISBN-10: 1107011868

ISBN-13: 9781107011861

ISBN-10: 1107529743

ISBN-13: 9781107529748

This ebook lines the historical past and improvement of the port of Benguela, the 3rd biggest port of slave embarkation at the coast of Africa, from the early 17th to the mid-nineteenth century. Benguela, positioned at the significant coast of present-day Angola, was once based by means of 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slave alternate on African societies, Mariana P. Candido explores the formation of recent elites, the cave in of outdated states and the emergence of recent states. putting Benguela in an Atlantic point of view, this examine indicates how occasions within the Caribbean and Brazil affected social and political alterations at the African coast. This publication emphasizes the significance of the South Atlantic as an area for the move of individuals, principles and crops.

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