The transatlantic Muslim diaspora to Latin America in the nineteenth century

@article{Silva2017TheTM,
  title={The transatlantic Muslim diaspora to Latin America in the nineteenth century},
  author={Daniel B. Domingues da Silva and D. Eltis and Nafees A. Khan and Philip Misevich and O. Ojo},
  journal={Colonial Latin American Review},
  year={2017},
  volume={26},
  pages={528 - 545}
}
  • Daniel B. Domingues da Silva, D. Eltis, +2 authors O. Ojo
  • Published 2017
  • History
  • Colonial Latin American Review
  • Abstract Since the 16th century, African Muslims figured prominently among the slave population of the Americas. While the number of Muslims pulled into the trade has always been a matter of speculation, lists of Africans rescued from slave ships provide us with some clues about the size and direction of the Muslim diaspora to Latin America in the 19th century. Based on an analysis of tens of thousands of names recorded in these lists, this essay argues that the majority of Muslim captives… CONTINUE READING
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