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After the Reign of Terror: Slavery and the Economy of Post-Cabanagem Pará, 1835–c. 1870

Oscar de la Torre

in The People of the River: Nature and Identity in Black Amazonia, 1835-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643243
eISBN:
9781469643267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643243.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the agricultural strategies used in Amazonian cacao and sugar plantations. Cacao is a tree native to the region whose fruit was exported since the colonial period. Producers ... More


I Do Not Buy My Freedom Because I Am Not a Fool: Environmental Creolization and the Erection of Communities in the Senzalas, 1850–1888

Oscar de la Torre

in The People of the River: Nature and Identity in Black Amazonia, 1835-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643243
eISBN:
9781469643267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643243.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The first part of the chapter analyzes the different paths by which slaves acquired environmental knowledge: importing skills and strategies from equatorial Africa, acquiring knowledge when doing ... More


The Emergence of an Afro-Puerto Rican Community

David M. Stark

in Slave Families and the Hato Economy in Puerto Rico

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060439
eISBN:
9780813050669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060439.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book draws on parish baptismal, marriage, and burial registers to establish the specific ways the hato economy affected slave demographic and family systems. Slaves married in greater numbers ... More


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