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By Richard M. Juang, Noelle Morrissette

ISBN-10: 1851094415

ISBN-13: 9781851094417

Starting from the fifteenth century to the current, Africa and the Americas: tradition, Politics, and heritage explores the various methods Africa and African peoples have formed the cultural lifetime of the Americas—and how, in flip, lifestyles within the Americas reverberates in Africa.This groundbreaking three-volume encyclopedia deals hundreds of thousands of alphabetically geared up entries on African background, international locations, and peoples plus African-influenced facets of lifestyles within the Americas. It additionally gains authoritative introductory essays on heritage, tradition and faith, demography, diplomacy, economics and alternate, and humanities and literature. In doing so, it lines the complicated and non-stop circulate of peoples of African descent to the West, the mechanics and lingering results of colonialism and the slave alternate, and the the most important problems with cultural retention and variation which are necessary to our figuring out of the consequences of globalization.

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It will facilitate the coastal slave trade during both the pinnacle and abolition of England’s slave trade in West Africa. 1760 Tacky’s Slave Revolt breaks out in Jamaica. 1762 A British invasion force arrives at Cojímar (15 miles east of Havana, Cuba) to challenge Spanish dominion; a ten-month British occupation of Havana follows. Britain also seizes the Spanish stronghold of Manila in the Philippines. 1763 The Treaty of Paris between France, Britain, and Spain ends the Seven Years’ War (known as the French and Indian War in North America).

Britain’s arch enemy, the French emperor Napoleon, seizes the Spanish crown, forcing Britain to reverse its ancient hostility to Spain. Now Britain props up Spanish colonial authority by refusing to support Creole secession and independence movements in Spanish America. ABC-CLIO Beginning with Trinidad, slaves in the British Empire are systematically registered as a means of regulating the remaining internal Caribbean slave trade and to prevent smuggling. 1-800-368-6868 xxxviii CHRONOLOGY OF AFRICA AND THE AMERICAS 1814 1816 recognizes Brazilian independence in January 1826.

1891 Civil War erupts in Chile, where the activities of John T. North, the Nitrate King, have made the nitrate zone of Tarapacá into a British enclave. S. consul William Scruggs to produce a pamphlet, British Aggression in Venezuela: The Monroe Doctrine on Trial, drawing the United States into the boundary dispute between Venezuela and British Guiana. 1895 Following an aborted Miskito revolt during which Nicaraguan officials had arrested the British pro-consul, Britain demands reparations and prepares for war, sending steamships to Bluefields, and occupying Corinto.

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