Relaçaõ e descripçaõ de Guiné: na qual se trata das varias naçoens de negros, que a povoaõ, dos seus costumes, leys, ritos, ceremonias, guerras, armas, trajos, da qualidade dos portos, e do commercio, que nelles se faz

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Relaçaõ e descripçaõ de Guiné: na qual se trata das varias naçoens de negros, que a povoaõ, dos seus costumes, leys, ritos, ceremonias, guerras, armas, trajos, da qualidade dos portos, e do commercio, que nelles se faz
Names
Almada, André Álvares d (Author)
Collection

Sidney Lapidus Slavery and Abolition Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1733
Place: Lisboa Occidental
Publisher: Na Officina de Miguel Rodrigues, Impressor do Senhor Patriarca
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare D 16-17 (Lapidus Collection)
Topics
Slavery
Slave trade
African Americans
Blacks
Enslaved people
Historiography -- History -- Portugal -- 16th century
Indigenous peoples -- Guinea-Bissau
Slave trade -- History -- Africa, West
Slave trade -- History -- Portugal
Slave trade -- History -- Brazil
Ethnology -- Guinea-Bissau
Portugal -- Africa, West -- Colonies -- History -- 16th century
Africa, West -- Description and travel
Guinea-Bissau -- Description and travel
Guinea-Bissau -- Social life and customs
Sierra Leone -- History -- 16th century
Genres
Books
Notes
Content: Epistle dedicatory signed: Antonio da Costa Valle.
Content: Title page vignette.
Physical Description
Extent: 62 pages. 17x23 cm.
Description
A rare early account of the nations of the West Coast Africa; describes the various tribes, laws, costumes, rites and ceremonies; includes comments on the products, the fertility of the land, and tribal political relationships; there is an account of the conquest of Sierra Leone by the Cumbas and numerous references to Brazil, where the Portuguese mainly exported African slaves.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
Portuguese
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 25945251
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20955095
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7ba23170-fe6d-0133-7913-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1733: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Relaçaõ e descripçaõ de Guiné: na qual se trata das varias naçoens de negros, que a povoaõ, dos seus costumes, leys, ritos, ceremonias, guerras, armas, trajos, da qualidade dos portos, e do commercio, que nelles se faz" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1733. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/38a98550-0bda-0134-742a-00505686a51c

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1733). Relaçaõ e descripçaõ de Guiné: na qual se trata das varias naçoens de negros, que a povoaõ, dos seus costumes, leys, ritos, ceremonias, guerras, armas, trajos, da qualidade dos portos, e do commercio, que nelles se faz Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/38a98550-0bda-0134-742a-00505686a51c

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Relaçaõ e descripçaõ de Guiné: na qual se trata das varias naçoens de negros, que a povoaõ, dos seus costumes, leys, ritos, ceremonias, guerras, armas, trajos, da qualidade dos portos, e do commercio, que nelles se faz