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Author Fields-Black, Edda L

Title Deep roots : rice farmers in West Africa and the African diaspora / Edda L. Fields-Black

Publ Info Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2008]
2008
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  DT543.42 .F54 2008    AVAILABLE
 URI  DT543.42 F54 2008    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  DT543.42 .F54 2008    AVAILABLE
Descript xvi, 277 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Blacks in the diaspora
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-256) and index
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
LC subject Nalu (African people) -- Agriculture -- Guinea
Baga (African people) -- Agriculture -- Guinea
Rice farmers -- Guinea -- History -- 18th century
Rice trade -- Guinea -- History -- 18th century
Slave trade -- Guinea -- History -- 18th century
Rice -- South Carolina -- History -- 18th century
Rice -- Georgia -- History -- 18th century
Slavery -- South Carolina -- History -- 18th century
Slavery -- Georgia -- History -- 18th century
ISBN 9780253352194 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253352193 (cloth : alk. paper)