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   Collection: Amèrica  Serial Number: 36
   ISBN: 978-84-16546-16-9

Title: Plantación, espacios agrarios y esclavitud en la Cuba colonial
Authorship: Piqueras Arenas, José Antonio (ed.lit.)
 Acosta Álvarez, Pedro Lennier
 Balboa Navarro, Imilcy
 Cabrera Prieto, Gerardo
 Funes Monzote, Reinaldo
 Hevia Lanier, Oilda
Pages: 544
Size: 17,4Mb
Edition: 1 (2018)
Price: 10,30 €
Language: Castellà
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Three countries maintained intensive slavery for production purposes until very late in the century of progress: the United States (1865), Cuba (1886) and Brazil (1888). The expansion of slavery after 1800 was part of a renewed international division of labour that went hand in hand with the expansion of a capitalism, using different forms of work to exploit large regions. In the second age of slavery, modern technology was used on big plantations for production and transportation and Cuba was one of its most advanced exponents. This book focuses on the world of plantations, the process of conquest and transformation of the geographical area to be used for agricultural purposes, as well as the conditions in which slavery took root and developed during the long nineteenth century.
The studies collected here cover the sugar and coffee plantations and the tobacco vegas. They question the impact of transformations in the natural environment, address the social construction of the Crown, research alternative agricultural projects, bring us closer to the consolidation of property through the adoption of units of measurement and the development of the profession of surveyor and tell us about the impact of mercantile naval traffic on the Bay of Havana. They deal with slave insurance companies and their links to American capital, manumissions comparing Cuba and Brazil, the African background of the practices of urban women, the employment of urban slaves in constructive tasks, reform and utilitarianism in the abolitionist debate.

Il·lustracions en blanc i negre

 Macle Cruz, Jorge
 Parron, Tâmis
 Piqueras Arenas, José Antonio
 Sánchez Cobos, Amparo
 Varella Fernández, Claudia
 Díaz Martínez, Yolanda
 Herrera Jerez, Miriam
 López Mesa, Enrique
 Marquese, Rafael
 Martínez Herrera, Claudia
 Misas Jiménez, Rolando E.
 Ramírez Pérez, Jorge Freddy
 Silva Júnior, Waldomiro Lourenço Da
 Tomich, Dale
 Venegas Fornías, Carlos

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