Creolizing Currents: Bambara

West Africa, 1753
Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville, "A new and correct Map of the Coast of Africa from Cape Blanco... to the Coast of Angola... With Explanatory Notes of All the Forts and Settlements belonging to the several European Powers." London, 1753. Courtesy the Historic New Orleans Collection (2000.31.2).

New Orleans from the West Bank, 1726
Jean Pierre Lassus, "Veüe et Perspective de la Nouvelle Orléans." Archives Nationales d'Outre-mer.

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