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George E. Brooks
Indiana University, Bloomington (Bloomington, IN 47405-7000)

Guinea-Bissau in the Nineteenth Century: Evolution of a Lusa-African Society

A comprehensive historical study, the first to be published in English, entitled Guinea Bissau in the Nineteenth Century. Evolution of a Luso- African Society. The study will investigate themes and topics largely ignored by Portuguese scholars; notably the importance of Luso-Africans and Cape Verdeans in commerce; in disseminating the Crioulo language, Christianity, and other attributes of Portuguese culture in their association with Manjacs, Papels, and other African societies.

Project fields:
African History

Fellowships for University Teachers

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$20,000 (approved)
$20,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1976 – 12/31/1976