Skip to content

African Slavery in Latin America and the Caribbean

Best in textbook rentals since 2012!

ISBN-10: 0195189426

ISBN-13: 9780195189421

Edition: 2nd 2007

Authors: Herbert S. Klein, Ben Vinson, Ben Vinson

List price: $42.99
Shipping box This item qualifies for FREE shipping.
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

This is an original survey of the economic and social history of slavery of the Afro-American experience in Latin America and the Caribbean. The focus of the book is on the Portuguese, Spanish, and French-speaking regions of continental America and the Caribbean. It analyzes the latest research on urban and rural slavery and on the African and Afro-American experience under these regimes. It approaches these themes both historically and structurally. The historical section provides a detailed analysis of the evolution of slavery and forced labor systems in Europe, Africa, and America. The second half of the book looks at the type of life and culture which the salves experienced in these…    
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $42.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/6/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 9.09" wide x 5.98" long x 0.79" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Origins of the American Slave System
The Establishment of African Slavery in Latin America in the 16th Century
Sugar and Slavery in the Caribbean in the 17th and 18th Centuries
Slavery in Portuguese and Spanish America in the 18th Century
Slavery and the Plantation Economy in the Caribbean in the 19th Century
Slavery and the Plantation Economy in Brazil and the Guyanas in the 19th Century
Life, Death, and the Family in Afro-American Slave Societies
Creation of a Slave Community and Afro-American Culture
Slave Resistance and Rebellion
Freedmen in a Slave Society
Transition from Slavery to Freedom
Bibliographical Notes