5 edition of Grains of pepper: folktales from Liberia found in the catalog.
Grains of pepper: folktales from Liberia
Edythe Rance Haskett
|Statement||collected and edited by Edythe Rance Haskett; illustrated by Musu Miatta.|
|LC Classifications||PZ8.1.H266 Gr4|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||120|
|LC Control Number||72180910|
However, before the arrival of the + free slaves from America, modern-day Liberia was located in an area known as the Pepper Coast or Grain Coast (La côte des graines) or Melegueta Coast in honor of the grains of paradise or melegueta pepper, a very common in West African cuisines. The Portuguese actually named it Costa da Pimenta, meaning Pepper Coast, in the s. From the book: Folk Tales of Liberia by J. Luke Creel I would recommend these tales “The Great Race”, “ Cunning Rabbit and Speedy Spider”, “The Spider and the Firefly”, “The Two Sentinels” and “The Boy and the Lion”. There are hundreds of tales you can use to help students enjoy reading for fun.
MELEGUETA PEPPER (or Alligator Pepper or Grains Of Paradise or Guinea Grains or Meleguetta Pepper) Aframomum melegueta, from the Zingiberaceae family (the ginger family), is also popularly known as grains of was named by the Portuguese traders in the fifteenth century, who encountered it along the stretch of West African coast they called the Malagueta (now Liberia. The Portuguese had named the area Costa da Pimenta, later translated as Grain Coast, because of the abundance of grains of melegueta pepper. In , the American Colonization Society (A.C.S.) which was the primary vehicle for returning black Americans to greater freedom in Africa, established Liberia as a place to send people who were formerly.
Edythe Margolin has written: 'Sociocultural elements in early childhood education' -- subject- s -: Early childhood education, Educational sociology, Preschool Education, Primary Education 'Young. Liberia was a country for by former slaves which looked to escape the United States of America’s racist society. Liberia, unlike most of Africa, has a different story since former slaves from the United States to establish the second black republic in CE with the help of the United States government and the American colonization society.
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Grains of pepper: folktales from Liberia, Hardcover – January 1, by Edythe Rance Haskett (Author)5/5(1). Grains of Pepper; Folktales from Liberia Hardcover – January 1, by Edythe Rance -Editor Haskett (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
Price New from Used from 5/5(1). Grains of pepper: folktales from Liberia. [Edythe Rance Haskett;] -- Twenty-five folk tales, many with a moral ending, from Liberia, the first independent African Republic.
Includes also a section of Liberian proverbs. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.
From two years of teaching in the interior of Liberia, Miss. Haskett has brought back twenty-six short, very direct Stories steeped in the flavor of Jungle and village life and dashed with the kind of detail that intrigues young children. Lots of surprises, too, for anyone accustomed to European fairy tales, besides a few satisfying echoes.
Characteristic of the many animal fables is the. Oral tradition tells that the land that is now Liberia was originally inhabited by Pygmies. There were many different tribes living in the area when the Portuguese arrived in They loved the melegueta pepper from Liberia, and called the pepper the “grain of paradise,” later referring to Liberia as “The Grain.
Grains of Paradise is native to the coast of West Africa, stretching from Liberia to Nigeria. Also known as Alligator pepper, Atar, baking pepper, Guinea pepper, Melegueta pepper and Roman pepper, it is still grown predominately in that same region, with Ghana as the main exporter.
In old maps or books, Liberia is often referred to as the “Grain Coast” or “Pepper Coast” by the British or the “Melegueta Coast” by the Portuguese. This name comes from the melegueta pepper plant, which is indigenous to the swamps along the West African coast and is abundantly available.
Its flowering pods produce red-brown. Overview of Pepper (Capsicum spp.) breeding in West Africa Article (PDF Available) in African journal of agricultural research 8(13) April with 4, Reads How we measure 'reads'. About a year ago, you couldn’t find Grains of Paradise anywhere- I looked in several places, including a number of African groceries in our town.
I live in a fairly large mid-western city, but I couldn’t find this spice anywhere, and in fact, it turns out that there was a widespread shortage exceeding all demand, which I think was reported on a national public radio cooking show last year. His heirs continued publishing his works (reprints and new books) after his death in Grain or Pepper Coast is the name of a coastal area in western Africa, between Cape Mount and Cape Palmas.
It encloses the present republic of Liberia and got its name from the malagueta pepper. Source: Sir Harry Johnston, ‘Liberia’, 2 vols. Edythe Rance Haskett, author of Grains of pepper: folktales from Liberia, on LibraryThing LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist.
Liberia: America’s Stepchild is a Grain Coast Production for WGBH Boston. It ﬁrst broadcast on PBS on Thursday, Octo Liberia’s story began inPrized red pepper, called grains of paradise, led Europeans to name this the.
About Liberia: Liberia is often described as one of two African countries to have remained independent during the European Scramble for Africa, but this is misleading, as the country was founded by African-Americans in the Americo-Liberians governed the country untilwhen they were overthrown in a coup.
Liberia was governed by a military dictatorship until the s, and then. Aframomum melegueta. Aframomum melegueta is a Zingiberaceae family plant spice widely spread in Africa. It is an herbaceous perennial plant native to swampy habitats along the West African coast, commonly known as “grains of paradise,” “melegueta pepper,” “alligator pepper,” “guinea grains,” or “guinea pepper.”.
Folk Tales of Liberia by Creel, J. Luke (in Collaboration with Mr. Bai Gai Kiahon, of the Vai Tribe in Liberia) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The reddish brown seeds of a perennial herb in the ginger family, melegueta pepper (Aframomum melegueta) may be what “pre-adapted” Africans to their predilection for tiny, fiery crunchy texture of the seeds has been likened to the woodiness of cracked black pepper, with its gingerols leaving a slightly numbing piquancy in the mouth reminiscent of cloves.
After reading so many African folktales, I just recently picked up a children’s book called “Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile,” which was a folktale that originated in Northeastern Liberia in Africa and was written by Won-Ldy Paye and Margaret H. Lippert along with illustrations by Julie Paschkis.4/5(49).
Pepper Coast, also known as the Grain Coast, was the name given by European traders to a coastal area of western Africa, between Cape Mesurado and Cape encloses the present republic of Liberia.
Origin of the name. The Pepper Coast got its name from the availability in the region of the melegueta pepper, also known as the "grain of paradise", which in turn gave rise to an alternative.
Around these centuries, Menagier de Paris(French medieval book on a woman’s proper behaviour in marriage and running a household since ) recommended it for improving wine that smells stale, also, the present region now known as Liberia was named ‘Grains coast’ (adapted fromGrains of paradise) because its seeds were major export item.
In Sierra Leone, as in many other countries in Africa, the consumption of local grains is falling, and they are being replaced by varieties imported from other continents, predominantly rice from Asia.
1. M. ANGROVE. R. ICE. Scientific name: Oryza sativa. Rice production in Sierra Leone has been devastated by a combination of 30 years of civil.Aframomum melegueta is a species in the ginger family, Zingiberaceae, and closely related to seeds are used as a spice (ground or whole); it imparts a pungent, black-pepper-like flavor with hints of is commonly known as grains of paradise, melegueta pepper, alligator pepper, Guinea grains, ossame, or fom term Guinea pepper has also been used, but is most often.The grains of paradise have been an important spice in th century Europe, when spices were high in demand, but the sea route to India had not yet been discovered.
In these times, grains of paradise were a common substitute for black West African coast got its name pepper coast because the grains of paradise were traded there. Later, in the Renaissance, when pepper hat outrun them.