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Bound lives : Africans, Indians, and the making of race in colonial Peru

Author: Rachel Sarah O'Toole
Publisher: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2012.
Series: Pitt Latin American series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bound Lives chronicles the lived experience of race relations in northern coastal Peru during the colonial era. Rachel Sarah O'Toole examines how Andeans and Africans negotiated and employed casta and, in doing so, constructed these racial categories. Royal and vice regal authorities separated 'Indians' from 'blacks' by defining each according to specific labor demands. Casta categories did the work of race, yet  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Sarah O'Toole
ISBN: 9780822961932 0822961938
OCLC Number: 754713689
Description: xii, 257 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: constructing Casta on Peru's northern coast --
Between Black and Indian: labor demands and the Crown's Casta --
Working slavery's value, making diaspora kinships --
Acting as a legal Indian: natural vassals and worrisome natives --
Market exchanges and meeting the Indians elsewhere --
Justice within slavery --
The laws of Casta, the making of race.
Series Title: Pitt Latin American series.
Responsibility: Rachel Sarah O'Toole.

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Chronicles the lived experience of race relations in northern coastal Peru during the colonial era. Rachel Sarah O'Toole examines how Andeans and Africans negotiated and employed casta, and in doing  Read more...

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