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The Resource Deep roots : rice farmers in West Africa and the African diaspora, Edda L. Fields-Black, (electronic resource)

Deep roots : rice farmers in West Africa and the African diaspora, Edda L. Fields-Black, (electronic resource)

Label
Deep roots : rice farmers in West Africa and the African diaspora
Title
Deep roots
Title remainder
rice farmers in West Africa and the African diaspora
Statement of responsibility
Edda L. Fields-Black
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Mangrove rice farming on West Africa's Rice Coast was the mirror image of tidewater rice plantations worked by enslaved Africans in 18th-century South Carolina and Georgia. This book reconstructs the development of rice-growing technology among the Baga and Nalu of coastal Guinea, beginning more than a millennium before the transatlantic slave trade. It reveals a picture of dynamic pre-colonial coastal societies, quite unlike the static, homogenous pre-modern Africa of previous scholarship. From its exami
Member of
Action
digitized
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fields-Black, Edda L
Dewey number
633.1/80899632
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Blacks in the diaspora
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nalu (African people)
  • Baga (African people)
  • Rice farmers
  • Rice trade
  • Slave trade
  • Rice
  • Rice
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
Label
Deep roots : rice farmers in West Africa and the African diaspora, Edda L. Fields-Black, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-256) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The Rio Nunez region : a small corner of West Africa's rice coast region -- The first-comers and the roots of coastal rice-growing technology -- The newcomers and the seeds of tidal rice-growing technology -- Coastal collaboration and specialization : flowering of tidal rice-growing technologies -- The strangers and the branches of coastal rice-growing technology -- Feeding the slave trade : the trade in rice and captives from West Africa's rice coast -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1 : fieldwork interviews -- Appendix 2 : rice terminology in Atlantic languages spoken in the coastal Rio Nunez region
Control code
ocn434586616
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 277 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253002969
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786612238291
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)434586616
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Deep roots : rice farmers in West Africa and the African diaspora, Edda L. Fields-Black, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-256) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The Rio Nunez region : a small corner of West Africa's rice coast region -- The first-comers and the roots of coastal rice-growing technology -- The newcomers and the seeds of tidal rice-growing technology -- Coastal collaboration and specialization : flowering of tidal rice-growing technologies -- The strangers and the branches of coastal rice-growing technology -- Feeding the slave trade : the trade in rice and captives from West Africa's rice coast -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1 : fieldwork interviews -- Appendix 2 : rice terminology in Atlantic languages spoken in the coastal Rio Nunez region
Control code
ocn434586616
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 277 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253002969
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786612238291
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)434586616
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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