Africans In Colonial Louisiana: The Development Of Afro Creole Culture In The Eighteenth Century Gwendolyn Midlo Hall

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Africans In Colonial Louisiana: The Development Of Afro Creole Culture In The Eighteenth Century  by  Gwendolyn Midlo Hall

Africans In Colonial Louisiana: The Development Of Afro Creole Culture In The Eighteenth Century by Gwendolyn Midlo Hall
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Although a number of important studies of American slavery have explored the formation of slave cultures in the English colonies, few books have undertaken a comprehensive assessment of the development of the distinctive African-Creole culture ofMoreAlthough a number of important studies of American slavery have explored the formation of slave cultures in the English colonies, few books have undertaken a comprehensive assessment of the development of the distinctive African-Creole culture of colonial Louisiana. This culture, based upon a separate language community with its own folklore, musical, religious and historical traditions, was created by slaves brought directly from Africa to Louisiana before 1731.

It still survives as the acknowledged cultural heritage of tens of thousands of people of all races in the southern part of the state.



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