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Author Sluyter, Andrew, 1958- author

Title Black ranching frontiers : African cattle herders of the Atlantic world, 1500-1900 / Andrew Sluyter
Published New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 308 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Agrarian studies series
Yale agrarian studies.
Contents Atlantic Networks and Local Frontiers -- New Spain -- Louisiana -- Barbuda -- The Pampas -- The Tasajo Trail -- Legacy and Promise
Summary In this volume, Andrew Sluyter demonstrates that Africans played significant creative roles in establishing open-range cattle ranching in the Americas. In so doing, he provides a new way of looking at and studying the history of land, labour, property and commerce in the Atlantic world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-295) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Africans -- America -- History.
Blacks -- America -- History.
Cattle herders -- America -- History.
Cattle herding -- America -- History.
Frontier and pioneer life -- America.
Ranching -- America -- History.
Social networks -- America -- History.
Americas -- Civilization -- African influences.
Americas -- Race relations -- History.
Americas -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0300183232 (electronic bk.)
9780300183238 (electronic bk.)