Edited and translated into English, this book validates and authenticates the history of the African presence in the Caribbean and Central America. It attempts to add to the interdisciplinary work of the centrality of Africa within Latin America.
Niza Fabre is Associate Professor of African Studies at Ramapo College.
Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. History of the Garifuna; 2. Religious World of the Garifuna; 3. Blacks in Belize; 4. Blacks in Guatemala; 5. Blacks in Honduras, The Garifuna Population; 6. Blacks in Nicaragua; 7. Blacks in Costa Rica; 8. Blacks in Panama; Afterword; Bibliography; Index of Names.