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Fusion foodways of Africa's Gold Coast in the Atlantic era / by J.D. La Fleur.

Author/Creator:
La Fleur, J. D. (James Daniel), 1969-
Publication:
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012.
Series:
Atlantic world (Leiden, Netherlands); v. 26.
Atlantic world : Europe, Africa and the Americas, 1500-1830, 1570-0542 ; v. 26
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 214 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Food crops -- Ghana -- History.
Food habits -- Ghana -- History.
Agriculture -- Ghana -- History.
Plant introduction -- Ghana -- History.
Crops -- Adaptation -- Ghana -- History.
Starch crops -- Ghana -- History.
Cassava as food -- History.
Contents:
Finding history in early Afro-Atlantic foodways
Grist for the mill : Africanist historiography of pre-colonial agriculture
Introducing the land to culture : an interpretation
Seeds of change : early African experimentation with foreign starches
You reap what you sow : the profits and perils of the new starchy staples
The porcupine's shame : bearing the burden of cassava culture
Finding food in Afro-Atlantic history.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-210) and index.
ISBN:
9789004224124 (hardback : alk. paper)
9004224122 (hardback : alk. paper)
9789004234093 (e-book)
9004234098 (e-book)
OCLC:
794033425
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