Prieto: Yorùbá kingship in colonial Cuba during the age of revolutions

"Centers on the life of Juan Nepomuceno Prieto (c. 1773-c. 1835), a member of the West African Yorùbá people enslaved and taken to Havana during the era of the Atlantic slave trade. ... Situating Prieto's story within the context of colonial Cuba, Henry B. Lovejoy illuminates the vast proc...

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Main Author: Lovejoy, Henry B.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Press 2018
Series/Journal:Envisioning Cuba
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Cuba / Slavery / Yoruba / Social situation / Racial relations / History 1784-1835
Further subjects:B Cuba
B Prieto, Juan Nepomuceno
B Yoruba (African people) Cuba History 19th century
B Cuba Race relations History 19th century
B Biography
B Prieto, Juan Nepomuceno approximately 1773- approximately 1835
B Yoruba (African people)
B Yoruba (African people) Cuba 19th century Biography
B Yoruba (African people) Cuba Social conditions 19th century
B History
B 1800-1899
B Race relations
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Summary:"Centers on the life of Juan Nepomuceno Prieto (c. 1773-c. 1835), a member of the West African Yorùbá people enslaved and taken to Havana during the era of the Atlantic slave trade. ... Situating Prieto's story within the context of colonial Cuba, Henry B. Lovejoy illuminates the vast process by which thousands of Yorùbá speakers were forced into life-and-death struggles in a strange land"--
Introduction: slave, soldier, and Lucumí leader -- Badagry -- The golden age -- La Habana -- Batallón de morenos -- Ṣàngó Tẹ̀ Dún -- New Lucumí from Òyó -- Lucumí war -- Prieto's disappearance -- Conclusion: Prieto's legacy
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:1469645386