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Published: 01 July 2021

312 Pages | 2 maps


ISBN: 9780197266762

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African Voices from the Inquisition, Vol. 1

The Trial of Crispina Peres of Cacheu, Guinea-Bissau (1646-1668)

Toby Green, Philip J. Havik, and F. Ribeiro da Silva

Fontes Historiae Africanae

  • First full transcription and translation of an inquisitorial trial based in West Africa provides unique reference in prime global language
  • One of the most detailed pictures available of daily life in precolonial Africa
  • Detailed introduction to the Inquisition and the region by three experts in the field
  • Inner workings of power, trade and slavery on the West African coast and linkages to Atlantic system
  • Full annotation and glossary to assist teaching and understanding the trial

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