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Author La Rosa Corzo, Gabino.

Title Runaway slave settlements in Cuba : resistance and repression / Gabino La Rosa Corzo ; translated by Mary Todd.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2003.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  F1845 .L3713 2003    Available  ---
Description ix, 292 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Series Envisioning Cuba
Envisioning Cuba.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-279) and index.
Contents Slave resistance in Eastern Cuba : the first few centuries of colonial rule -- El Portillo --The attack on El Portillo -- The captured runaways -- A settling of accounts -- Decades of economic development -- Active resistance in the eastern region, 1790-1820 -- Runaway slave settlements east of Santiago de Cuba -- Runaway slave settlements in the northern mountain ranges -- Eastern palenques in the period of slave plantation expansion -- Runaway slave settlements in the Mayarí Mountains -- Tightening of the eastern repressive system -- Consolidation of resistance and repression -- Expansion and decline -- Last large-scale attacks on the eastern palenques -- Last of the runaways living in settlements -- Runaway slave settlements as a system of resistance -- Specific characteristics of the eastern settlements -- Forms of settlement -- Types of dwellings in runaway slave settlements -- Adaptability of the repressive system.
Subject Holguín (Cuba : Province) -- History.
Slavery -- Cuba -- Holguín (Province) -- History.
Fugitive slaves -- Cuba -- Holguín (Province) -- History.
Government, Resistance to -- Cuba -- Holguín (Province) -- History.
Added Title Palenques del oriente de Cuba. English
ISBN 0807854794 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0807828033 (cloth : alk. paper)