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The Black middle: Africans, Mayas, and Spaniards in colonial Yucatan

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Restall,Matthew (Author)
Format:
Book, Whole
Publication Date:
2009
URL:
http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/9780804749831
Published:
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press
ISBN:
9780804749831
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
History, Blacks, Race relations, Colonialism, Slavery, African people, Spain, Mexico, Central America, Yucat√°n Peninsula
Notes:
433 p., Based on Spanish and Maya language documents from the 16th through 19th centuries, examines the lives of black African slaves and others of African descent, exploring topics such as slavery and freedom, militia service, family life, witchcraft, and other ways in which Afro-Yucantecans interacted with Mayas and Spaniards.