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Slave Rebellion in Brazil: The Muslim Uprising of 1835 in Bahia

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Publisher Comments:

"In the course of explaining the causes and context of the uprising, Reis provides a fascinating social history of urban life and the African community in a city that was (and is) one of the most important centers of African culture in the Americas." — American Historical Review

Synopsis:

The Muslim slave uprising in Bahia in 1835, though unsuccessful in winning freedom for the rebels, had national repercussions, making it the most important urban slave rebellion in the Americas and the only one in which Islam played a major role. Joao Jose Reis draws on hundreds of police and trial records in which Africans, despite obvious intimidation, spoke out about their cultural, social, economic, religious, and domestic lives in Salvador.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-269) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780801852503
Translator:
Brakel, Arthur
Author:
Brakel, Arthur
Author:
Reis, Joao Jose
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Location:
Baltimore :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
South American
Subject:
Slavery -- Brazil -- Salvador -- Insurrections, etc.
Subject:
Slave insurrections.
Subject:
Slave insurrections -- Brazil -- Salvador.
Subject:
Latin America - South America
Subject:
Slavery - Brazil - Salvador - History -
Subject:
World History-South America
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Johns Hopkins paperbacks ed.
Series:
Johns Hopkins studies in Atlantic history and culture
Publication Date:
19950931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.99x6.04x.75 in. .96 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The Muslim slave uprising in Bahia in 1835, though unsuccessful in winning freedom for the rebels, had national repercussions, making it the most important urban slave rebellion in the Americas and the only one in which Islam played a major role. Joao Jose Reis draws on hundreds of police and trial records in which Africans, despite obvious intimidation, spoke out about their cultural, social, economic, religious, and domestic lives in Salvador.
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