Cape Verde: Crioulo Colony To Independent Nation
Richard A. Lobban, Jr., Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and African Studies at Rhode Island College, gives a great history lesson about the Cape Verdean people and their culture. Everything from maritime exploration, to settlement, to slavery, and the struggle for independence.
“Cape Verde: Crioulo Colony to Independent Nation” is a book that explores the history of the island nation of Cape Verde. The book begins by describing the early colonization of the islands by the Portuguese in the 15th century. It then goes on to examine the development of Cape Verde’s unique culture, which is a blend of African, European, and Brazilian influences.
The book also explores the various political and economic changes that have occurred in Cape Verde throughout its history. It covers the period of colonial rule, the struggle for independence, and the country’s current status as a nation. It also delves into the country’s unique political system, which is a mixture of parliamentary democracy and presidential republic.
In addition to exploring the political and economic history of Cape Verde, the book also looks at the country’s social and cultural development. It examines the role of religion, the arts, and the media in shaping the country’s identity. The book also looks at the issue of emigration and its impact on Cape Verdean society. Overall, “Cape Verde: Crioulo Colony to Independent Nation” provides a comprehensive and in-depth look at the island nation’s history, culture, and current state.