BOOK: Soares on Slavery, Catholicism, and Urban Life in Eighteenth-Century Rio

Mariza de Carvalho Soares, People of Faith: Slavery and African Catholics in Eighteenth-Century Rio De Janeiro. Translated by Jerry D. Metz. Duke University Press Books, 2011. Description (Duke University Press): "In People of Faith, Mariza de Carvalho Soares reconstructs the everyday lives of Mina slaves transported in the eighteenth century to Rio de Janeiro from … Continue reading BOOK: Soares on Slavery, Catholicism, and Urban Life in Eighteenth-Century Rio

CONF: Endangered Archives Workshop 2010

*Endangered Archives Workshop 2010 Harriet Tubman Institute, York University, Canada Saturday, January 23 * * * With the explosive use of computers in recent decades, a growing number of researchers have been involved in the preservation of endangered archival documents through digital means. Accordingly, there are researchers funded by various significant bodies currently working in … Continue reading CONF: Endangered Archives Workshop 2010