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African Voices from the Inquisition, Vol. 1 – The Trial of Crispina Peres of Cacheu, Guinea-Bissau (1646-1668) - British Academy Scholarship Online
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African Voices from the Inquisition, Vol. 1: The Trial of Crispina Peres of Cacheu, Guinea-Bissau (1646-1668)

Abstract

This book contains some of the richest written material in existence for precolonial West Africa with unique insights into daily life in an Afro-Atlantic coastal trade settlement. Presenting the complete translated and annotated text of the Inquisition trial of Crispina Peres, an African woman born in the Guinea-Bissau region, of a Portuguese father and an African mother, it documents the Portuguese Inquisition's religious persecution of Africans on African soil. Set in a slave port in 17th century West Africa, the trial focuses on the worldview of an African woman accused of engaging in Afric ... More

Keywords: Inquisition, Cacheu, Gender, Slavery, Atlantic World

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780197266762
Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197266762.001.0001
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