Josť C. Curto
D. University of California, Los Angeles
1983 M. A. University of California, Los Angeles
1981 B. A. (Honours) Concordia University, Montreal
Associate Professor, Dept. of History (Arts), York University.
Africa and the Americas: Interconnections during the Slave Trade. Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, 2005. [edited with Renée Soulodre-La France]
[with Renée Soulodre-La France] “Introduction: Interconnections between Africa and the Americas during the Era of the Slave Trade,” in José C. Curto and Renée Soulodre-La France, eds., Africa and the Americas: Interconnections during the Slave Trade. Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, 2005, pp. 1-11.
“Resistência à Escravidão na África: O Caso dos Escravos Fugitivos Recapturados em Angola, 1846-1876,” Afro-Ásia 33 (2005), 67-86.
“Struggling Against Enslavement: José Manuel in Benguela, 1816-1820,” Canadian Journal of African Studies 39: 1 (2005), 96-122.
Enslaving Spirits: The Portuguese
Brazilian Alcohol Trade at Luanda and its Hinterland, c. 1550
1830. Leiden and Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, 2004.
[with Paul E. Lovejoy] “Introduction: Enslaving Connections and the Changing Cultures of Africa and Brazil during the Era of Slavery,” in José C. Curto and Paul E Lovejoy, eds., Enslaving Connections: Changing Cultures of Africa and Brazil during the Era of Slavery. Amherst, NY: Humanity Books, 2004, pp. 11-18.
“The Story of Nbena, 1817-1820: Unlawful Enslavement and the Concept of 'Original Freedom' in Angola,” in Paul E. Lovejoy and David V. Trotman, eds. Trans-Atlantic Dimensions of Ethnicity in the African Diaspora. London: Continuum, 2003, pp. 43-64.
Álcool e Escravos: O comércio luso-brasileiro do álcool em Mpinda, Luanda e Benguela durante o tráfico atlântico de escravos (c. 1480 1830) e o seu impacto nas sociedades da África Central Ocidental. Lisbon: Editora Vulgata, 2002.
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6001 Directed Readings: Western Africa during the Era
of the Atlantic Slave Trade
Demography of Angola, 18th & 19th centuries; Atlantic Slave
Trade; Angola Slaves in Brazil
YORK UNIVERSITY, Faculty of Arts, (Leave) Fellowship.