African Slavery in Latin America and the Caribbean (2nd ed)

Author(s): 
Klein, Herbert S.
Author(s): 
Vinson, Ben
ISBN: 
9780195189414
Date published: 
October 2007
Hardback
Price: 
£52.00

This is an examination of slavery that covers the Spanish, Portuguese, and French regions of Latin America. Klein brings together the latest findings on the plantation system, demography, the slave trade, the construction of the slave community, and Afro-American culture. He focuses also on the attempts of the African and American-born slaves to create a viable and autonomous culture, including their adaptation of European languages, religions, and even kinship systems to their own needs.