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Author Stark, David Martin, 1965- author.

Title Slave families and the hato economy in Puerto Rico / David M. Stark.

Publication Info. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015]


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Description 1 online resource
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Note Print version record.
Language English.
Subject Catholic Church.
Catholic Church. (OCoLC)fst00531720
Church records and registers -- Puerto Rico.
Cattle trade -- Puerto Rico.
Slave trade -- Puerto Rico -- History.
Slavery -- Puerto Rico -- History.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Cattle trade. (OCoLC)fst00849732
Church records and registers. (OCoLC)fst00860914
Slave trade. (OCoLC)fst01120405
Slavery. (OCoLC)fst01120426
Puerto Rico. (OCoLC)fst01205432
Genre/Form History.
Other Form: Print version: Stark, David Martin, 1965- Slave families and the hato economy in Puerto Rico. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015] (DLC) 2014035802
ISBN 9780813055190 (electronic bk.)
0813055199 (electronic bk.)
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