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Hardcover The Story of Rufino: Slavery, Freedom, and Islam in the Black Atlantic Book

ISBN: 0190224363

ISBN13: 9780190224363

The Story of Rufino: Slavery, Freedom, and Islam in the Black Atlantic

Winner of the Casa de las Amrica Prize for Brazilian Literature, The Story of Rufino reconstructs the lively biography of Rufino JosMaria, set against the historical context of Brazil and Africa in the nineteenth century. The book tells the story of Rufino or Abuncare, a Yoruba Muslim from the kingdom of Oyo, in present-day Nigeria. Enslaved as an adolescent by a rival ethnic group, he was captured by Brazilian slave traders and taken to Brazil as...

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