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Moving Inland: Archaeological Insights into the Possible Origins of the Slaves on the Shipwrecked Slever São José. (2017)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 435506] Chafim Belson Braga.

This paper reviews the findings of recent archeological and archival work undertaken in two slave taking areas, potentially related to the origin of the slaves carried from Mozambique in 1794 on the ventually shipwrecked slaving vessel, São José.  Resulting from the triangulation of archival sources and previously conducted archeological surveys, we present the results of preliminary field studies of two "arringas" (fortified camps in the Mozambican interior associated with the slave trade) -...

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America