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Open Directory - Regional: Africa: Angola: Society and Culture: History
Society: History: By Region: Africa
- From 1575 to current date information about the history and independence.
Angola in the Eighteenth Century
- Slaves were obtained by agents, called pombeiros, who roamed the interior, generally following established routes along rivers. They bought slaves, called peças (pieces), from local chiefs in exchange for commodities such as cloth and wine.
- Although many parts of Africa has been carefully researched and preserved, there is relatively little information on the region that forms contemporary Angola as it was before the arrival of the Europeans in the late 1400s.
WWW-VL History - Angola
- Multilingual collection of web resources relating to the history of the country.
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