Who and Where Were the Baga? European Perceptions from 1793 to 18211

@article{Mouser2002WhoAW,
  title={Who and Where Were the Baga? European Perceptions from 1793 to 18211},
  author={Bruce L. Mouser},
  journal={History in Africa},
  year={2002},
  volume={29},
  pages={337 - 364}
}
  • B. Mouser
  • Published 2002
  • Geography
  • History in Africa
By the end of the eighteenth century the Baga, or peoples of the seaside (the bae raka), were already long-term residents of mangrove islands located between Guinea-Bissau and Iles de Los—the northern half of Guinea-Conakry's current coast. That fact is well known and accepted by everyone interested in the ethnohistory of this part of Guinea. What is less clearly documented or understood is how far they extended inland, the context of that residence which allowed them to operate economically… Expand
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