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Author Stark, David Martin, 1965-

Title Slave families and the hato economy in Puerto Rico / David M. Stark
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015]
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Contents Introduction -- An overview of the hato economy -- Demography and slaveholding in the hato economy -- The African slave trade, 1660-1815 -- Until death do us part: marriage among slaves -- A self-sustaining population: the family life of slaves -- Conclusion: the emergence of an Afro-Puerto Rican community
Summary This book approaches Caribbean slavery by emphasizing the importance of the hato (herding) economy on Puerto Rico rather than sugar and tobacco production. The author makes use of extensive Catholic parish records
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Catholic Church.
Catholic Church.
Cattle trade -- Puerto Rico
Church records and registers -- Puerto Rico
Slave trade -- Puerto Rico -- History
Slavery -- Puerto Rico -- History
Cattle trade.
Church records and registers.
HISTORY / Caribbean & West Indies / General
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Slave trade.
Puerto Rico.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813055199