This is a three part assignment.
Richard Graham, "Africa in the Americas: A Third World in the New: African Slaves in Portuguese America" http://www.humanities-interactive.org/newworld/africa/africa_americas_essay.htmSecond. Examine the following photos and be prepared to address these questions in class. do not submit any written responses.
Third. Re-read the treaty presented by slave runaways. The link is provided below.
The following is a picture described as being of slave militia men. What do you make of it? What does this suggest about the nature of slavery in Brazil?
This is a print of a slave runaway. What implications does it raise about the nature of slavery in Brazil.
How can you reconcile these two images?
Re-read the the treaty proposed by runaway slaves in Bahia as a condition of their return to the sugar plantation of Manoel da Silva Ferreira.
As you re-read this document regarding the demands of runaway slaves in Bahia, Brazil concern yourself with both the content of the document and the implications it raises for our understanding of power relationships within the confines of slavery.