African slavery in Latin America and the Caribbean / Herbert S. Klein and Ben Vinson III

Author(s): Klein, Herbert S
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Subjects: Slavery--Latin America--History
Slavery--Caribbean Area--History
Slave trade--Latin America--History
Slave trade--Caribbean Area--History
Plantation life--Latin America--History
Plantation life--Caribbean Area--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 2nd ed
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
LC Classification: H, HT
Physical Description: xix, 286 p. : maps ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: Vinson, Ben, III
Notes: LCCN: 2007021258
ISBN: 9780195189414 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0195189418 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780195189421 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0195189426 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-272) and index
Contents: 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
OCLC Number: 137222798
ISBN/ISSN: 9780195189414
0195189418
9780195189421
0195189426