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Cape Verde

Crioulo Colony To Independent Nation, 1st Edition

By Richard A Lobban

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The Cape Verde Islands, an Atlantic archipelago off the coast of Senegal, were first settled during the Portuguese Age of Discovery in the fifteenth century. A ?Crioulo? population quickly evolved from a small group of Portuguese settlers and large numbers of slaves from the West African coast. In this important new study, Dr. Richard Lobban sketch

Table of Contents

Introduction -- The Historical Setting -- Society and Culture -- Radicals, Soldiers, and Democrats: Politics in Cape Verde -- Peasants, Socialists, and Capitalists: Economics in Cape Verde -- Conclusion: Cape Verde at the End of the Twentieth Century

About the Author

Richard A. Lobban Jr. is professor of anthropology and director of the Program of African and Afro-American Studies at Rhode Island College.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL053000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / African
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies