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Author Fuente, Alejandro de la, 1963-

Title Havana and the Atlantic in the sixteenth century / Alejandro de la Fuente ; with the collaboration of César García del Pino and Bernardo Iglesias Delgado
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 287 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Envisioning Cuba
Envisioning Cuba.
Contents 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
Summary De la Fuente provides the first examination of the transformation of Havana into a vibrant Atlantic port city and the fastest-growing urban center in the Americas in the late sixteenth century. He shows how local ambitions took advantage of the imperial design and situates Havana within the slavery and economic systems of the colonial Atlantic
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-280) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Havana (Cuba) -- Economic conditions -- 16th century.
Havana (Cuba) -- History -- 16th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author García del Pino, César.
Iglesias Delgado, Bernardo.
ISBN 0807878065 (electronic bk.)
1469603543 (electronic bk.)
9780807878064 (electronic bk.)
9781469603544 (electronic bk.)