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Africans in colonial Louisiana

the development of Afro-Creole culture in the eighteenth century

by Gwendolyn Midlo Hall

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Louisiana
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Louisiana -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Creoles -- Louisiana -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Slavery -- Louisiana -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Louisiana -- History -- To 1803.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 413-422) and index.

      Other titlesAfro-Creole culture in the eighteenth century.
      StatementGwendolyn Midlo Hall.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.93.L6 H16 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 434 p. :
      Number of Pages434
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1564904M
      ISBN 100807116866
      LC Control Number91046648

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'Africans in Colonial Louisiana opens to view a new translational conception of American culture that grew from slavery and from slave resistance, and describes a process of creolization whose full effects have perhaps become only apparent, at least to scholars.' -- John Hope FranklinCited by: 'Africans in Colonial Louisiana opens to view a new translational conception of American culture that grew from slavery and from slave resistance, and describes a process of creolization whose full effects have perhaps become only apparent, at least to scholars.' -- John Hope Franklin/5(15).

Although a number of important studies of American slavery have explored the formation of slave cultures in the English colonies, no book until now has undertaken a comprehensive assessment of the development of the distinctive Afro-Creole culture of colonial Louisiana.

This culture, based Brand: Louisiana State University Press. Africans in Colonial Louisiana book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Although a number of important studies of American sl /5. The result is a truly extraordinary book about an extraordinary people.”–Eric R.

Wolf, City University of New York “[Africans in Colonial Louisiana] opens to view a new transnational conception of the American culture that grew from slavery and from slave resistance, and describes a process of creolization whose full effects have perhaps become only apparent, at least to scholars, in the present.

In Africans in Colonial Louisiana: The Development of Afro-Creole Culture in the Eighteenth Century, Gwendolyn Midlo Hall argues, “In the Americas, new cultures were formed through intense, and often 5/5(1). Gwendolyn Midlo Hall, in her account of the origins of New Orleans' free black population, offers a new approach to the early history of Africans in colonial Louisiana.

The second part of the book focuses on the challenge of incorporating New Orleans into the United States. North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University. As a descendant of Colonial Louisiana Africans, this book was the first to tell me that I am a descendant of the Bamana of Mali.

It is one of the only books I have come across to describe in detail, the battles of Louisiana maroon leader Saint Juan Malo/5(14). As in other New World colonies, efforts to enslave the Indian population in Louisiana proved futile and contributed to the colonial authorities’ decision to import enslaved Africans.

The large majority of the approximately six thousand slaves imported into Louisiana during the entire French period arrived during the s, when the Company of the Indies controlled the colony’s economic development.

Africans In Colonial Louisiana by Gwendolyn Midlo Hall,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(56). Gwendolyn Midlo Hall Paperback, Hardback, e-book,pages, Publisher: Louisiana State Univ Pr ISBN (Paperback): ISBN (Hardback): Although a number of important studies of American slavery have explored the formation of slave cultures in the English colonies, no book had undertaken a comprehensive assessment of the development of the.

Africans In Colonial Louisiana: The Development of Afro-Creole Culture in the Eighteenth-Century no book until now has undertaken a comprehensive assessment of the development of the distinctive #AfroCreole culture of colonial Louisiana.

This culture, based upon a separate language community with its own folkloric, musical, religious, and. A masterful study of the ways in which Africans introduced from Senegambia shaped the culture and society of colonial Louisiana.

Reveals in richly textured detail the lives of slaves, free people, and maroons in town and in the cypress swamps/5(56). Gwendolyn Midlo Hall's Africans in Colonial Louisiana is a big book, both literally and figuratively. It runs to pages, tightly packed with text, notes, tables, maps, and a good bibliographic essay.

Africans in Colonial Louisiana is a path-breaking work. As with so many areas of Louisiana his. Africans in colonial Louisiana: the development of Afro-Creole culture in the eighteenth century / Gwendolyn Midlo Hall, p.

Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (cloth) ISBN (paper: alk. paper) 1. Afro-Americans—Louisiana—History—18th century. Creoles— Louisiana—History—18th Author: Jay Edwards. Although a number of important studies of American slavery have explored the formation of slave cultures in the English colonies, no book until now has undertaken a comprehensive assessment of the development of the distinctive Afro-Creole culture of colonial Louisiana.

This culture, based upon a separate language community with its own. Early Louisiana's most active churchgoers were African Americans. Although in about an equal number of blacks and whites lived in New Orleans, twice as many blacks were baptized in St. Louis Cathedral, the main church in colonial Louisiana, which still stands on Jackson Square in New Orleans, next to the Cabildo.

Although the book is organized chronologically, strong themes--the brevity of the African slave trade to French Louisiana, the development of language-based Afro-Creole communities, planters' struggles to find a viable staple, the ubiquity of both inter-racial comity and conflict--emerge.

Buy Africans in Colonial Louisiana: The Development of Afro-Creole Culture in the Eighteenth-Century by Gwendolyn Midlo Hall online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $. Africans in Colonial Louisiana When reading this book one is able to find well documented History of the Afro Creole Atlantic Slave trade and just where Your Afro Creole Ancestors come author spent many Years well ducumenting Ship Slave records, Files from the French, Spanish archives and the Louisiana Parishes records.Describes the history of West Africans in Louisiana.

Connecting people to books. Toggle Navigation. 5 1 5 1. I want this book Africans in Colonial Louisiana. The Development of Afro-Creole Culture in the Eighteenth Century Buy at Amazon Preview. Author: Gwendolyn.The first free blacks in Louisiana were probably slaves who escaped and lived with American Indian tribes.

A court case from is the first record of a free man of color in the struggling colony. Two years later, a free black man filed suit against a white man.