EXTRAVERSION, CREOLIZATION, AND DEPENDENCY IN THE ATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE*

@article{Lindsay2014EXTRAVERSIONCA,
  title={EXTRAVERSION, CREOLIZATION, AND DEPENDENCY IN THE ATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE*},
  author={L. Lindsay},
  journal={The Journal of African History},
  year={2014},
  volume={55},
  pages={135 - 145}
}
  • L. Lindsay
  • Published 2014
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of African History
Abstract This article considers the Atlantic slave trade in relation to ‘extraversion’ in African history. Drawing especially on the work of Jean-François Bayart, it argues that slaving fit a long-term pattern in which elites drew on external connections in order to further their wealth and power at home. In doing so, they also opened their societies to new goods and ideas, thus bringing about cultural creolization. This is a different approach to the question of creolization than is commonly… Expand