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Slaves, subjects, and subversives : blacks in colonial Latin America

Author: Jane Landers; Barry Robinson
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2006.
Series: Diálogos (Albuquerque, N.M.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Almost eleven of the twelve million Africans who survived the trauma of enslavement in Africa and the horrors of the Middle Passage, remade their lives in territories claimed by Spain or Portugal. Drawing on a wealth of previously unused sources, the authors show that although plantation slavery was a horrible reality for many Africans and their descendants in Latin America, blacks experienced many other realities  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Slaves, subjects, and subversives.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2006
(OCoLC)656776446
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Landers; Barry Robinson
ISBN: 0826323979 9780826323972
OCLC Number: 70045780
Description: x, 318 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: The context of enslavement in West Africa : Aḥmad Bābā and the ethics of slavery / Paul E. Lovejoy --
Boiling it down : slavery on the first commercial sugarcane ingenios in the Americas (Hispaniola, 1530-45) / Lynne Guitar --
Central Africa in the era of the slave trade / John K. Thornton --
Cimarrón and citizen : African ethnicity, corporate identity, and the evolution of free black towns in the Spanish circum-Caribbean / Jane G. Landers --
Manuel's worlds : black Yucatan and the colonial Caribbean / Matthew Restall --
Los esclavos de su magestad : slave protest and politics in late colonial New Granada / Renée Soulodre-La France --
"The defects of being a black creole" : the degrees of African identity in the Cuban Cabildos de Nación, 1790-1820 / Matt D. Childs --
Cantos and quilombos : a Hausa rebellion in Bahia, 1814 / Stuart B. Schwartz --
"The fruit of freedom" : slaves and citizens in early republican Argentina / Seth Meisel.
Series Title: Diálogos (Albuquerque, N.M.)
Responsibility: Jane G. Landers, editor ; Barry M. Robinson, editor.
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Shows that although plantation slavery was a horrible reality for many Africans and their descendants in Latin America, blacks experienced many other realities in Iberian colonies. This work analyses  Read more...

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