The Cuban Slave Market, 1790 1880 (Cambridge Latin American Studies #79) (Hardcover)

The Cuban Slave Market, 1790 1880 (Cambridge Latin American Studies #79) By Laird W. Bergad, Maria del Carmen Barcia, Alan Knight (Editor) Cover Image

The Cuban Slave Market, 1790 1880 (Cambridge Latin American Studies #79) (Hardcover)

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This is book number 79 in the Cambridge Latin American Studies series.

This volume presents a quantitative study of Cuban slavery from the late eighteenth century until 1880, the year slavery was formally abolished on the island. The core of this study is an examination of the yearly movement of slave prices and changes in the demographic characteristics of the slave market. Incorporating over 30,000 slave transactions from three separate locations in Cuba--Havana, Santiago, and Cienfuegos--this work comprises the largest extant database on any slave market in the Americas.
Product Details ISBN: 9780521480598
ISBN-10: 0521480590
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: September 21st, 1995
Pages: 276
Language: English
Series: Cambridge Latin American Studies