Mapping Liberia: a conjectural history of early Liberia. Based on maps and accounts from 1470-1540, compared with modern maps ANDREAS MASSING, consultant gtz (German technical cooperation). Purpose of the paper.
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Based on maps and accounts from 1470-1540, compared with modern maps
ANDREAS MASSING, consultant
gtz (German technical cooperation)
Rio de sam paulo
Rio do junco
Aldea da lagoa
Resgate do Soeyro
Rio dos Cestos
Cabo das Baixas
Ilha da Palma
Resgate do Genoes
Rio de San Vicente
Praia dos escravos
Rio da Lagea
Cabo de San Cremente
Cabo das Palmas
Aldea de Portugal
“Slaves were called here guey, the other nhunho”. The latter, pronounced in Portuguese nyonyo, is the Kru term for “woman” (nyn), the other could be (ny), the word for “man”. The terms would refer to a male and a female slave.
History precedes that of the foundation of the 19th century nation state;
Liberian peoples have various histories and identifications
Archaeology may give further clues