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The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo

Jeroen Dewulf

The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo

the forgotten history of America"s Dutch-owned slaves

by Jeroen Dewulf

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Dutch,
  • Pinkster (Festival),
  • African Americans,
  • Slavery,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-276) and index.

    StatementJeroen Dewulf
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE445.N56 D48 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 281 pages
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27228222M
    ISBN 101496808819
    ISBN 109781496808813
    LC Control Number2016019248
    OCLC/WorldCa948826443

    Dewulf works mainly on slavery and African-American culture in Dutch Brazil, New Netherland and New York City, most notably the legacy of Pinkster and Sojourner Truth in his book The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo: The Forgotten History of America’s Dutch-Owned Slaves (), and in Louisiana, most notably the origins of the Mardi Gras. The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo ebook by Jeroen Dewulf - Rakuten Kobo Kingdom Of Kongo, Social Capital, Portuguese Culture, New Amsterdam, Nonfiction, Seventeen, Audiobooks, Ebooks, This Book Kingdom Of Kongo Great Power Banner 35 pins.

    Two important descriptions document Pinkster at Albany, including details about the character and role of King Charles. A detailed account appeared in the Albany Centinel in June In the same year, a pamphlet appeared in Albany entitled “The Pinkster Ode,” written by Absalom Aimwell (probably a . Biography Pre-reign career. Born Mvemba a Nzinga, son of Manikongo (Mwene Kongo) (king) Nzinga a Nkuwu, the fifth king of the Kongo dynasty. At the time of the first arrival of the Portuguese to the Kingdom of the Kongo's capital of Mbanza Kongo in , Mvemba a Nzinga was in his thirties, and was the ruler of the Nsundi province (on the northeast), and likely heir to the throne. [2].

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The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo by Jeroen Dewulf Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo is a significant addition to understanding black American culture and is important for any student of American folklore. (Graham Russell Gao Hodges, George Dorland Langdon Jr. Professor of History and Africana & Latin American Studies, Colgate University) Jeroen Dewulf has created an attractive new paradigm for the historical analysis of slavery in North by: 4.

The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo presents the history of the nation's forgotten Dutch slave community and free Dutch-speaking African Americans from seventeenth-century New Amsterdam to nineteenth-century New York and New Jersey.

It also develops a provocative new interpretation of one of America's most intriguing black folkloric traditions, by: 4. The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo presents the history of the nation’s forgotten Dutch slave community and free Dutch-speaking African Americans from seventeenth-century New Amsterdam to nineteenth-century New York and New Jersey.

It also develops a provocative new interpretation of one of America’s most intriguing black folkloric traditions, Pinkster.

The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo presents the history of the nation's forgotten Dutch slave community and free Dutch-speaking African Americans from seventeenth-century New Amsterdam. The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo suggests the necessity for an increased focus on the substantial contact that many Africans had with European—primarily Portuguese—cultures before they were shipped as slaves to the Americas.

The book has already garnered honors as the winner of the Richard O. Collins Award in African Studies, the New Netherland Institute Hendricks Award, and the Clague and Carol Van Slyke : Jeroen Dewulf.

Book Description: The Pinkster King and the King of Kongopresents the history of the nation's forgotten Dutch slave community and free Dutch-speaking African Americans from seventeenth-century New Amsterdam to nineteenth-century New York and New Jersey.

It also develops a provocative new interpretation of one of America's most intriguing black folkloric traditions, Pinkster.

The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo: The Forgotten History of America's Dutch-Owned Slaves. The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo presents the history of the nation’s forgotten Dutch slave community and free Dutch-speaking African Americans from seventeenth-century New Amsterdam to nineteenth-century New York and New Jersey.

It also develops a provocative new interpretation of. The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo presents the history of the nation's forgotten Dutch slave community and free Dutch-speaking African Americans from seventeenth-century New Amsterdam to nineteenth-century New York and New Jersey.

It also. This tradition has its roots in the Pentecost celebrations in the Kingdom of Kongo under the reign of Afonso I of Kongo. One well-known "king" in Albany was "Charley of Pinkster Hill", the "King of the Blacks." Charley was born in Angola, said to be of royal blood, and became the servant of Volkert P.

Douw, a wealthy merchant. The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo The Forgotten History of America’s Dutch-Owned Slaves The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo presents the history of the nation’s forgotten Dutch slave community and free Dutch-speaking African Americans from seventeenth-century New Amsterdam to nineteenth-century New York and New Jersey.

What began as a book project on a festive tradition, Pinkster, has developed into a study that identified brotherhoods and mutual aid as key concepts in under-standing the cultural and social behavior of slave communities in New York and New Jersey.

While the importance of African American brotherhoods provid. (Book Review) Jeroen DeWulf, The Pinkster King and the King of Congo: The Forgotten History of America’s Dutch-Owned Slaves (Jackson, Miss.: University of Mississippi Press, ), BMGN – Low Countries Historical Review   The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo suggests the necessity for an increased focus on the substantial contact that many Africans had with European--primarily Portuguese--culturesbefore they were shipped as slaves to the Americas.

The book has already garnered honors as the winner of the Richard O. Collins Award in African Studies, the New Netherland Institute Hendricks Award, and the Book Edition: "The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo presents the history of the nation's forgotten Dutch slave community and free Dutch-speaking African Americans from seventeenth-century New Amsterdam to nineteenth-century New York and New Jersey.

His book The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo: African-American Performance Culture and the Master-Slave Relationship in Dutch-American Society from New Amsterdam to New York is forthcoming.

Tagged as: Black Brotherhoods, Festivals, Traditions. The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo presents the history of the nation's forgotten Dutch slave community and free Dutch-speaking African Americans from seventeenth-century New Amsterdam to nineteenth-century New York and New Jersey.

It also develops a provocative new interpretation of one of America's most intriguing black folkloric traditions, Pinkster. But a new book by the historian Jeroen Dewulf entitled The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo challenges that "safety valve" notion. Dewulf and other historians point out that the enslaved participants on Pinkster HIll essentially prganized the festival themselves, and they did Author: Crailo State Historic Site.

Summary: "The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo presents the history of the nation's forgotten Dutch slave community and free Dutch-speaking African Americans from seventeenth-century New Amsterdam to nineteenth-century New York and New Jersey.

Description: The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo presents the history of the nation's forgotten Dutch slave community and free Dutch-speaking African Americans from seventeenth-century New Amsterdam to nineteenth-century New York and New Jersey.

It also develops a provocative new interpretation of one of America's most intriguing black folkloric traditions, Pinkster. His new book, The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo: Th e Forgotten History of America’s Dutch-Owned Slaves (University Press of Mississippi, ), departs from a study of nineteenth-century Pinkster, which has generally been considered a syncretic Dutch-Afro performance clustered in the formerly Dutch colonial territories of New York.

Through a careful excavation of these. Rather strikingly, it appeared less than ten months after the author’s previous book, The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo: The Forgotten History of America’s Dutch-Owned Slaves ().

Dewulf’s study is firmly in line with recent scholarship of the African diaspora that seeks to identify West Central African influences in the : Jeffrey E. Anderson.The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo presents the history of the nation's forgotten Dutch slave community and free Dutch-speaking African Americans from seventeenth-century New Amsterdam to nineteenth-century New York and New Jersey.

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