Cape Verde - Studies/Reports/Books/Articles

[See also the separate page on Cape Verdean-American References]


The following sources of Cape Verdean literature, documents and images are particularly noteworthy:


Other Reference Lists


  1. Abshire, David, and Michael Samuels, eds. Portuguese Africa: A Handbook. New York: Praeger, 1969.

  2. Almeida, Raymond, and Patricia Nyhan. Cape Verde and its People: A Short History. Boston: TCHUBA--American Committee for Cape Verde, 1978.

  3. Angola and Namibia. Changing the History of Africa. David Deutschmann, Ed. Ocean Press. Melbourne, Au. 1989.

  4. Araujo, Norman. A Study of Cape Verdean Literature. Chestnut Hill: Boston College, 1966.

  5. Barboza, Steven. Door of No return - The Legend of Goree Island. New York: Penguin Books, 1994.

  6. Duncan, T. Bentley. The Atlantic Islands: Madeira, the Azores and the Cape Verdes in the Seventeenth-Century Commerce and Navigation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1971.

  7. Bigman, Laura. History and hunger in West Africa: Food production and entitlement in Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde. Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies, No. 159. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1993.

  8. Broughton, Simon et. al. World Music - The Rough Guide. London: Rough
    Guides Ltd., 1994.

  9. Burness, Donald. Fire - Six writers from Angola, Mozambique and Cape Verde. Washington, DC: Three Continents Press, 1977.

  10. Cabral, Amilcar. Unity and Struggle. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1979.

  11. Carreira, Antonio. Cabo Verde: Formacao e Extincao de uma Sociedade Escravocrata (1460-1878). Porto, Portugal: Impresa Portuguesa, 1972.

  12. DaCruz, Eutropoio Lima . "Cape Verde and Its Music." The Courier no. 68, Sept.-Oct. 1981, pp. 77-80.

  13. da Graça, Alcides . Cape Verdean Culture: An Interactive/Cooperative Approach. _____, New Bedford, 1995.

  14. da Silva, Tomé Varela . Finasons di Na Nasia Gomi. Praia: Institutu Kauberdianu di Libru , 1985.

  15. Davidson, Basil . The Fortunate Isles: A Study in African Transformation. Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, 1989.

  16. Davidson, Basil. The Search for Africa: History, Culture, Politics. Times Books. New York, 1994.

  17. Earth Summit '92. The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development - Rio de Janeiro, 1992. London: The Regency Press Corporation, 1992.

  18. Ellen, Maria M. Across the Atlantic: An Anthology of Cape Verdean Literature. North Dartmouth, MA: Center for the Portuguese Speaking World, Southeastern Massachusetts University, 1988.

  19. Freyre, Gilberto. Antologia de Poesia Negra de Expressao Portuguesa.

  20. Halter, Marilyn. Between Race and Ethnicity: Cape Verdean American Immigrants, 1860-1965. University of Illinois Press, 1993.

  21. Halter, Marilyn. "Working the Cranberry Bogs: Cape Verdeans in Southeastern Massachusetts." In Spinner: People and Culture in Southeastern Massachusetts, Vol. 3 . Ed. Donna Huse. New Bedford, Mass.: Spinner Publications, 1984, pp. 70-83.

  22. Hamilton, Russell G. Voices from an Empire: A History of Afro- Portuguese Literature. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1975.

  23. Lobban, Richard. Cape Verde - Crioulo Colony to Independent Nation . Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1995.

  24. Lobban, Richard with Trudi Coli. Cape Verdeans in Rhode Island. Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission. Providence., 1990

  25. Lobban, Richard and Marilyn Halter. Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Cape Verde. Metuchen, N.J.: The Scarecrow Press, 1988.

  26. Lobban, Richard and Marlene Lopes. Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Cape Verde, 3rd ed . Metuchen, N.J.: The Scarecrow Press, 1995.

  27. Lopes, Baltasar . Chiquinho. S. Vicente, Cabo Verde: "Claridade," 1947.

  28. ----- O Dialecto Crioulo de Cabo Verde, Lisboa Agencia Geral do Ultramar. 1957.

  29. ----- Antologia da Ficcao Caboverdiana. Praia. Cabo Verde.Imprensa Nacional. 1960.

  30. Ludtke, Jean. Atlantic Peeks: An Ethnographic Guide to the Portuguese Speaking
    Islands.
    Hanover, MA: The Christopher Publishing House, 1989.

  31. Mayer Jean. Development Problems and prospects in Portuguese-speaking Africa. International Labour Review 129, 1990.

  32. Meintel, Dierdre. Race, Culture, and Portuguese Colonialism in Cabo Verde. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1984.

  33. Moser, Gerald . Essays in Portuguese-African Literature. University Park, Pa.: The Pennsylvania State University, 1969.

  34. Parsons, Elsie Clews. Folk-Lore from the Cape Verde Islands.2 Vols. Cambridge, MA: The American Folk-Lore Society, 1923.

  35. Pires, Joao and John Hutchinson. Disonariu Preliminariu Krioulo (Preliminary Creole Dictionary). Cape Verdean/Engish. 1st ed. Boston, 1983.

  36. Rogers, Francis M. Americans of Portuguese Descent: A Lesson in Differentiation. Beverly Hills: Sage Publications, 1974.

  37. Rogers, Francis . "Cape Verdeans." Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups' 197-200. Edited by Stephen Thernstrom. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1980.

  38. Romano , Luis. Cabo Verde: renascenca de uma civilizacao no atlantico medi. Lisboa: Revista Ocidente. 1970

  39. Serequeberhan, Tsenay. The Hermeneutics of African Philosophy: Horizon and Discourse. Routledge, N.Y., 1994.

  40. Seroantropologa das Ilhas de Cabo Verde . 1960. Lisboa: Institute for Overseas Research.

  41. Silveira, Onesimo. Nova Geracao. Consciencializacao na Literature Caboverdiana. 1963.

  42. Soares, Dr. Joao B., M.D. Cabo Verde: Um Pais em Transicao. Boston: Praia Branca Production, 1993.

  43. Shaw, Timothy M. The Political Economy of Foreign Policy in ECOWAS. International Political Economy Series. New York: Macmillan, 1994

  44. Ungar, Sanford. Africa - The People and Politics of an Emerging Continent, 3rd rev. ed. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989.


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