This booklet argues that Angola and Brazil have been hooked up, now not separated, by means of the Atlantic Ocean. Roquinaldo Ferreira specializes in the cultural, spiritual and social affects of the slave alternate on Angola. Reconstructing biographies of Africans and retailers, he demonstrates how cross-cultural exchange, identification formation, spiritual ties and resistance to slaving have been relevant to the formation of the Atlantic international. by means of including to our wisdom of the slaving method, the ebook powerfully illustrates how Atlantic slaving remodeled key African associations, resembling neighborhood regimes of pressured hard work that predated and coexisted with Atlantic slaving and made them primary good points of the Atlantic world's social cloth.
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