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The African Executive | History of Cape Verde __ A brief overview of Cape Verde history along with other interesting information about the country. - From africanexecutive.com - http://www.africanexecutive.com/modules/magazine/articles.php?article=582

Cape Verde - History __ "Cape Verde was probably discovered in 1456 by Luigi da Cadamosto, who at that time was in service to Prince Henry the Navigator of Portugal (Henrique o Navegador); the islands showed no signs of any previous human settlement."  You will find a general overview essay about Cape Verde history. - From nationsencyclopedia.com - http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Africa/Cape-Verde-HISTORY.html

Cape Verde: History __ "Cape Verde was discovered in 1456 by Luigi da Cadamosto, a navigator in the service of Portugal. Four years later, Diogo Gomes, a Portuguese explorer, visited the uninhabited islands, and colonists from Portugal began to settle there in 1462."  A general look at Cape Verde history along with other information about the country. - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/world/A0857170.html

Cape Verde History __ "The Portuguese discovered the islands in the 15th century; they were uninhabited and there was no evidence of previous settlement. By the late 15th century, settlement began on São Tiago, which later became used as a supply point for slaves traded to Brazil and the West Indies."  A general history of Cape Verde along with other information about the country. - From infoplease.com - http://www.iexplore.com/dmap/Cape+Verde/History

Cape Verde Historical Timeline __ A well annotated timeline of important dates in Cape Verde history.  Some of the annotations are long enough to constitute short 'articles.' - From virtualcapeverde.net - http://virtualcapeverde.net/news2/modules/Downloads/docs/cv_chronological_references.htm

Cape Verde Islands - History __ A three page history of Cape Verde from founding to independence. - From cape-verde.com - http://www.cape-verde.com/history.html

Country History - Cape Verde __ A collection of articles and resources about Cape Verde history. - From africanhistory.about.com - http://africanhistory.about.com/od/capeverd1/Cape_Verde.htm

Culture of Cape Verde - History and ethnic relations, Urbanism, architecture, and the use of space __ A lot of information about Cape Verde along with a good history section. - From everyculture.com - http://www.everyculture.com/Bo-Co/Cape-Verde.html

History of Cape Verde __ "The first written record of Cape Verde can be found in the works "De choreographia" by Pomponius Mela and "Historia naturalis" by Pliny the Elder."  An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Cape_Verde


History of Cape Verde __ "Comprehensive online resources about the history of Cape Verde." - From about.com - http://history1900s.about.com/library/world/blxcapeverde.htm

History of Cape Verde __ A good history overview of the region once known as the "Slave Coast." - From historyworld.net - http://www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=ad50  

History of Cape Verde __ You will find an essay covering the most important aspects of Cape Verde history. - From historyofnations.net - http://www.historyofnations.net/africa/capeverde.html

The Virtual Jewish History Tour - Cape Verde __ "The Republic of Cape Verde is an archipelago of ten islands off the west coast of Africa. Over the centuries Cape Verde, became a harbor of Jews fleeing European persecution or in search of economic opportunities."  A history of the Jewish People and Cape Verde. - illustrated - From jewishvirtuallibrary.org - http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/vjw/cape_verde.html  


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