Runaway Slave Settlements in Cuba: Resistance and Repression / Edition 1

Runaway Slave Settlements in Cuba: Resistance and Repression / Edition 1

by Gabino La Rosa Corzo
     
 

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Runaway Slave Settlements in Cuba: Resistance and Repression

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ISBN-13:
9780807854792
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
09/29/2003
Series:
Envisioning Cuba Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
1Slave Resistance in Eastern Cuba: The First Few Centuries of Colonial Rule35
El Portillo43
The Attack on El Portillo45
The Captured Runaways49
A Settling of Accounts62
Decades of Economic Development66
2Active Resistance in the Eastern Region, 1790-182079
Runaway Slave Settlements East of Santiago de Cuba99
Runaway Slave Settlements in the Northern Mountain Ranges104
3Eastern Palenques in the Period of Slave Plantation Expansion117
Runaway Slave Settlements in the Mayari Mountains120
Tightening of the Eastern Repressive System129
Consolidation of Resistance and Repression140
4Expansion and Decline169
Last Large-Scale Attacks on the Eastern Palenques178
Last of the Runaways Living in Settlements207
5Runaway Slave Settlements as a System of Resistance223
Specific Characteristics of the Eastern Settlements231
Forms of Settlement235
Types of Dwellings in Runaway Slave Settlements243
Adaptability of the Repressive System250
Appendixes255
Glossary261
Notes265
References275
Index281

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