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The Resource Voice of the leopard : African secret societies and Cuba, Ivor L. Miller

Voice of the leopard : African secret societies and Cuba, Ivor L. Miller

Label
Voice of the leopard : African secret societies and Cuba
Title
Voice of the leopard
Title remainder
African secret societies and Cuba
Statement of responsibility
Ivor L. Miller
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Voice of the Leopard: African Secret Societies and Cuba, Ivor L. Miller shows how African migrants and their political fraternities played a formative role in the history of Cuba. During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, no large kingdoms controlled Nigeria and Cameroon's multilingual Cross River basin. Instead, each settlement had its own lodge of the initiation society called Ékpè, or "leopard," which was the highest indigenous authority. Ékpè lodges ruled local communities while also managing regional and long-distance trade. Cross River Africans, enslaved and forcibly brought to
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
369.097291
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HS1355.S64
LC item number
C845 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Caribbean studies series
Label
Voice of the leopard : African secret societies and Cuba, Ivor L. Miller
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-337) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Arrival -- The fortified city -- Planting Abakuá in Cuba, 1830s to 1860s -- From Creole to Carabalí -- Dispersal : Abakuá exiled to Florida and Spanish Africa -- Disintegration of the Spanish empire -- Havana is the key : Abakuá in Cuban music -- Conclusions -- Epilogue: Cubans in Calabar : Ékpè has one voice
Control code
ocn774385306
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 364 pages, [16] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604738148
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color).
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt2kkcgs
  • 418127BB-5D11-4BA1-95E5-B26E4A05BB6F
System control number
(OCoLC)774385306
Label
Voice of the leopard : African secret societies and Cuba, Ivor L. Miller
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-337) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Arrival -- The fortified city -- Planting Abakuá in Cuba, 1830s to 1860s -- From Creole to Carabalí -- Dispersal : Abakuá exiled to Florida and Spanish Africa -- Disintegration of the Spanish empire -- Havana is the key : Abakuá in Cuban music -- Conclusions -- Epilogue: Cubans in Calabar : Ékpè has one voice
Control code
ocn774385306
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 364 pages, [16] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604738148
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color).
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt2kkcgs
  • 418127BB-5D11-4BA1-95E5-B26E4A05BB6F
System control number
(OCoLC)774385306

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