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Havana and the Atlantic in the sixteenth century

Author: Alejandro de la Fuente; Cesar Garcia del Pino
Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC : Univ. of North Carolina Press, [20]10.
Series: Envisioning Cuba
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The port : shipping and trade -- The fleets and the service economy -- Urban growth -- Production -- Slavery and the making of a racial order -- The people of the land.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alejandro de la Fuente; Cesar Garcia del Pino
ISBN: 9780807831922 0807831921 9780807871874 0807871877
OCLC Number: 730017761
Description: XIII, 287 Seiten . Illustrationen, Diagramme.
Series Title: Envisioning Cuba
Responsibility: Alejandro de la Fuente. With the coll. of César García del Pino ...

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Argues that Havana was much more than a port servicing the Spanish imperial powers. Analyzing how slaves, soldiers, merchants, householders, and transient sailors and workers participated socially,  Read more...

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"De la Fuente skillfully harnesses primary source materials to generate an impressive analytical history of early colonial Havana. This book is a solid piece of scholarship and will certainly become Read more...

 
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