BOOK: Carney and Rosomoff on Africa’s Botanical Legacy

Carney, Judith and Richard Nicholas Rosomoff. In the Shadow of Slavery: Africa's Botanical Legacy in the Atlantic World. University of California Press, 2010. The transatlantic slave trade forced millions of Africans into bondage. Until the early nineteenth century, African slaves came to the Americas in greater numbers than Europeans. In the Shadow of Slavery provides … Continue reading BOOK: Carney and Rosomoff on Africa’s Botanical Legacy

Fields-Black on Deep Roots of Rice Cultivation in West Africa and the Diaspora

Fields-Black, Edda L. Deep Roots: Rice Farmers in West Africa and the African Diaspora. Indiana University Press, 2008. Gilbert, Erik.  "Coastal Rice Farming Systems in Guinea and Sierra Leone, Deep Roots: Rice Farmers in West Africa and the African Diaspora. By Edda L. Fields-Black."  The Journal of African History 50, no. 03 (2009): 437-438. From … Continue reading Fields-Black on Deep Roots of Rice Cultivation in West Africa and the Diaspora