The Deepest South

The Deepest South

The United States, Brazil, and the African Slave Trade

eBook - 2007
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During its heyday in the nineteenth century, the African slave trade was fueled by the close relationship of the United States and Brazil. The Deepest South tells the disturbing story of how U.S. nationals - before and after Emancipation -- continued to actively participate in this odious commerce by creating diplomatic, social, and political ties with Brazil, which today has the largest population of African origin outside of Africa itself. Proslavery Americans began to accelerate their presence in Brazil in the 1830s, creating alliances there-sometimes friendly, often contentious-with Portug.
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, Ă2007
ISBN: 9780814737286
0814737285
0814736890
9780814736890
0814736882
9780814736883
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (v, 341 pages) : illustrations

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