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Between the cross and the hatchet: Nzinga Mbandi and the resistance in Angola, seventeenth century

Grant number: 09/13420-2
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): March 01, 2010
Effective date (End): February 29, 2012
Field of knowledge:Humanities - History
Principal Investigator:Marina de Mello e Souza
Grantee:Mariana Bracks Fonseca
Home Institution: Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


The installation of the slave trade in Angola was not a easy process. The portuguese found very much resistance e was necessary make a lot f wars and spend so much resource. Heading the resistance movement is the Queen Nziga Mbandi, that articulated the locals governments to brave the portuguese army. This research quests ascertain the strategy of european penetration in angolan territory as well the quilombolas tatics to resist to this breakthrough. (AU)

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(References retrieved automatically from State of São Paulo Research Institutions)
FONSECA, Mariana Bracks. Nzinga Mbandi e as guerras de resistência em Angola. Século XVII. 2012. Master's Dissertation - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas São Paulo.

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