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Almada, André Alvares d', fl. 1594, et al. / Brief treatise on the rivers of Guinea
Part I (1984)

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ANDRE ALVARES DE ALMADA


A BRIEF TEATISE ON THE RIVERS EOR KINJDOMS7 OF CAPF   RDEAGINEA
English translation by P.E.H. Hair


Prologue
Chapter 1


Chapter
Chapter


2
3


Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9


Chapter
Chapter


10
11


Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15


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sWhich discusses the Jalofo blacks, who are the first
(to be met) in Guinea and the nearest to us; and their
customs and laws                                   ....4
:Other customs of theme Jalofos                      ...18
: Which discusses the Kingdom of Ale Embicane (of the)
Barbacins, which is next to the Jalofoa, and its
customs, which are like those (of the Jalofos)     *..27
:Which discusses the Kingdom of 0oryalo, where
Jalofos and Barbacins live; and all else in this
district                                           *.. 30
sWhich discusses the Kingdom of Gambia, otherwise
called the Kingdom of Cantor, which in the Kingdom
of the Mandingas, and of great extent       .    ..42
: Which discusses the other features of the Gambia
River                                              ., .52
sWhich discusses the Arriatas and Falupos, the blacks
who live to the South of Cape St. Mary             ...61
:Which discusses the Kingdom of Casamansa and its
features                                           ... 66
:Which discusses the Kingdom of the Burarns, and the
trade and customs                                     76
: Which discusses the Bijagos and their customs      ..,96
:Which discusses the Rio Grande, the land of the
Beafares, and the customs of the Beafares           .102
Which discusses everything else in the land of the
Beafares                                           ..115
s Which discusses the kingdoms of the Nalus, Bagas and
Cocolins, and their custom s...1
sThe Kingdom of the Sapeo, which begins at Cape Vrga
in 90401, and stretches to the Shoals of St. Anne, in
76; the customs, trades wars, and other mitters    ....9
sHow they create a king in the land of the Sapes, and
the ceremonies involved, and how they invest
slateauis. who are the noblemen                    0.014


 


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