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Damned Notions of Liberty

Slavery, Culture, and Power in Colonial Mexico, 1640-1769

Damned Notions of Liberty( )
Author: Proctor, Frank T.
Series title:Diálogos Ser.
Publication Date:Nov 2010
Publisher:University of New Mexico Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

Prior to 1640, when the regular slave trade to New Spain ended, colonial Mexico was the second largest slaveholding society in the New World. Even so, slaves of African descent in Mexico were surrounded by a much larger indigenous majority, and by the second half of the seventeenth century there were more free Afromexicans than slaves in the colony. While it seems logical to assume that these unique demographic conditions may have created a situation ripe for slaves to challenge...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Slavery
Social Science / Black Studies (Global)
Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations
History / Latin America / Mexico
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.9 Inches
Book Weight:1.056 Pounds

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