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The Resource In the shadow of slavery : Africa's botanical legacy in the Atlantic world, Judith A. Carney and Richard Nicholas Rosomoff

In the shadow of slavery : Africa's botanical legacy in the Atlantic world, Judith A. Carney and Richard Nicholas Rosomoff

Label
In the shadow of slavery : Africa's botanical legacy in the Atlantic world
Title
In the shadow of slavery
Title remainder
Africa's botanical legacy in the Atlantic world
Statement of responsibility
Judith A. Carney and Richard Nicholas Rosomoff
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The transatlantic slave trade forced millions of Africans into bondage. Until the early nineteenth century, African slaves came to the Americas in greater numbers than Europeans. In the Shadow of Slavery provides a startling new assessment of the Atlantic slave trade and upends conventional wisdom by shifting attention from the crops slaves were forced to produce to the foods they planted for their own nourishment. Many familiar foods-millet, sorghum, coffee, okra, watermelon, and the "Asian" long bean, for example-are native to Africa, while commercial products such as Coca Cola, Worcestersh
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carney, Judith Ann
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rosomoff, Richard Nicholas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blacks
  • Blacks
  • Slaves
  • Ethnobotany
  • Ethnobotany
  • Plants, Edible
  • Plants, Edible
  • Medicinal plants
  • Medicinal plants
  • America
  • SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Blacks
  • Civilization
  • Ethnobotany
  • Medicinal plants
  • Plants, Edible
  • Slaves
  • Africa
  • America
Label
In the shadow of slavery : Africa's botanical legacy in the Atlantic world, Judith A. Carney and Richard Nicholas Rosomoff
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Food and the African past -- African plants on the move -- African food crops and the Guinea trade -- African food and the Atlantic crossing -- Maroon subsistence strategies -- The Africanization of plantation food systems -- Botanical gardens of the dispossessed -- Guinea's plants and European empire -- African animals and grasses in the New World tropics -- Memory dishes of Africa's botanical legacy
Control code
ocn759158601
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 296 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283331876
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttt386b
  • 3a53f312-731d-4410-a20b-9b456fab1c13
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759158601
Label
In the shadow of slavery : Africa's botanical legacy in the Atlantic world, Judith A. Carney and Richard Nicholas Rosomoff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Food and the African past -- African plants on the move -- African food crops and the Guinea trade -- African food and the Atlantic crossing -- Maroon subsistence strategies -- The Africanization of plantation food systems -- Botanical gardens of the dispossessed -- Guinea's plants and European empire -- African animals and grasses in the New World tropics -- Memory dishes of Africa's botanical legacy
Control code
ocn759158601
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 296 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283331876
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttt386b
  • 3a53f312-731d-4410-a20b-9b456fab1c13
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759158601

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