xvi, 277 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Blacks in the diaspora.
Formatted Contents Note
The Rio Nunez region : a small corner of West Africa's rice coast region The first-comers and the roots of coastal rice-growing technology The newcomers and the seeds of tidal rice-growing technology Coastal collaboration and specialization : flowering of tidal rice-growing technologies The strangers and the branches of coastal rice-growing technology Feeding the slave trade : the trade in rice and captives from West Africa's rice coast Conclusion Appendix 1 : fieldwork interviews Appendix 2 : rice terminology in Atlantic languages spoken in the coastal Rio Nunez region.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -256) and index.