African Voices from the Inquisition, Vol. 1: The Trial of Crispina Peres of Cacheu, Guinea-Bissau (1646-1668)
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This book contains some of the richest written material in existence for precolonial West Africa. It provides the complete text of the Inquisition trial of Crispina Peres, a woman born in the Guinea-Bissau region in the 1630s, alongside precious details on the lives, conflicts, worldviews and struggles of individuals in 17th century West Africa.…mehr

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This book contains some of the richest written material in existence for precolonial West Africa. It provides the complete text of the Inquisition trial of Crispina Peres, a woman born in the Guinea-Bissau region in the 1630s, alongside precious details on the lives, conflicts, worldviews and struggles of individuals in 17th century West Africa.
  • Produktdetails
  • Fontes Historiae Africanae
  • Verlag: OXFORD UNIV PR
  • Seitenzahl: 312
  • Erscheinungstermin: 1. September 2021
  • Englisch
  • ISBN-13: 9780197266762
  • ISBN-10: 0197266762
  • Artikelnr.: 61343652
Autorenporträt
Dr Toby Green has conducted research or over twenty years in Guinea-Bissau, Senegal and The Gambia. He is the author of a number of books, including A Fistful of Shells: West Africa From the Rise of the Slave Trade to the Age of Revolution (2019), The Rise of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade in Western Africa, 1300-1589 (2012), and as co-editor with Patrick Chabal, Guinea-Bissau: Micro-State to 'Narco-State' (2016). Philip J. Havik (PhD Social Sciences, Leiden University, The Netherlands) is senior researcher at the Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT) of the Universidade NOVA in Lisbon, also teaching at the same institution. His multidisciplinary research centers upon the study of global health, public health, health systems, anthropology of health, history of tropical medicine, and indigenous medicine, as well as colonial and post-colonial governance and the development of ecosystems in sub-Saharan Africa, with special emphasis on Lusophone countries and Guinea-Bissau in particular. He has (co-)authored over 80 publications, including 35 peer reviewed articles, 37 book chapters and 7 books. Filipa Ribeiro da Silva is a Senior Researcher at the International Institute of Social History focusing on the history of labour, migration, commerce in Sub-Saharan Africa. She is the author of The Dutch and the Portuguese in Western Africa: States, Merchants and Atlantic System, 1580-1674 (2011), (co-editor with David Richardson), Networks and Trans-Cultural Exchange: Slave Trading in the South Atlantic, 1590-1867 (2014), and (co-editor with Marcelo Badaró Mattos, Paulo Matos, Raquel Varela and Sónia Ferreira) Relações Laborais em Portugal e no Mundo Lusófono: História e Demografia / Labour Relations in Portugal and Lusophone World: History and Demography (2014).