Moors of North America

"Turf-built Cots" 277 turf-covered gamine, or cota* of the Lapps, and its architecture is visibly the ... In short, these turf-built wigwams are the dwellings of the Scoto-Picts, or Egyptian Moors, whether we look at these people in their latest individual form, or as they appeared in…

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Iberia and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History (Transatlantic Relations)

"Portuguese slavery inherited the Roman peculium, the practice by which slaves could have their own property and reap the fruits of their work. Portuguese slavery, like its Spanish counterpart, rested…

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