Cape Verde: Crioulo Colony To Independent Nation

Cape Verde Crioulo Colony To Independent Nation The Cape Verde Islands an Atlantic archipelago off the coast of Senegal were first settled during the Portuguese Age of Discovery in the fifteenth century A Crioulo population quickly evolved from a

  • Title: Cape Verde: Crioulo Colony To Independent Nation
  • Author: Richard A. Lobban Jr.
  • ISBN: 9780813335629
  • Page: 130
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Cape Verde Islands, an Atlantic archipelago off the coast of Senegal, were first settled during the Portuguese Age of Discovery in the fifteenth century A Crioulo population quickly evolved from a small group of Portuguese settlers and large numbers of slaves from the West African coast In this important new study, Dr Richard Lobban sketches Cape Verde s complex hThe Cape Verde Islands, an Atlantic archipelago off the coast of Senegal, were first settled during the Portuguese Age of Discovery in the fifteenth century A Crioulo population quickly evolved from a small group of Portuguese settlers and large numbers of slaves from the West African coast In this important new study, Dr Richard Lobban sketches Cape Verde s complex history over five centuries, from its role in the slave trade through its years under Portuguese colonial administration and its protracted armed struggle on the Guinea coast for national independence, there and in Cape Verde.Dr Lobban offers a rich ethnography of the islands, exploring the diverse heritage of Cape Verdeans who have descended from Africans, Europeans, and Luso Africans Looking at economics and politics, Lobban reflects on Cape Verde s efforts to achieve economic growth and development, analyzing the move from colonialism to state socialism and on to a privatized market economy built around tourism, fishing, small scale mining, and agricultural production He then chronicles Cape Verde s peaceful transition from one party rule to elections and political pluralism He concludes with an overview of the prospects for this tiny oceanic nation on a pathway to development.

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