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Abolition and Antislavery

John Stauffer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Slavery in the Americas

July 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; History of the Americas; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 10059 words.

This article focuses on the historiography of abolition and antislavery. Abolitionism is an idea, articulated through language that emerged in the eighteenth century and propelled people to...

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Atrocity, Race, and Region in the Early Haitian Revolution: The Fond d’Icaque Rising

David Geggus.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Revolutions and Rebellions. 9526 words.

Set within a larger analysis of class relations in the Haitian Revolution, this is a microhistory that intersects with several important themes in the revolution: rumor, atrocity, the...

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Black Associational Politics in 20th-Century Brazil

Petrônio Domingues.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 8476 words.

The population of African descent in Brazil has always maintained vibrant associative communities, whether in the form of mutual aid societies, confraternities, and religious brotherhoods...

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Black Brotherhoods and Sisterhoods: Participatory Christianity in New Spain’s Mining Towns

Nicole von Germeten.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; History of Religion; Social and Cultural History. 9235 words.

Free and enslaved Africans played an important role in developing a unique form of participatory Christianity in New Spain’s mining towns, especially Zacatecas, San Luis Potosi, and Parral....

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Brazil

Robert W. Slenes.

in The Oxford Handbook of Slavery in the Americas

July 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; History of the Americas; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 11568 words.

This article reviews scholarship on the history and historiography of slavery in Brazil. Brazil possessed a more varied slave economy with a much larger sector producing for the internal...

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Canary Island Immigration to the Hispanic Caribbean

Manuel Hernández González.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online June 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Social and Cultural History. 10335 words.

The configuration of Canarian migration during the Conquest and colonization of the Spanish Caribbean was significantly influenced by its historic continuity, familial nature (with an...

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Capoeira: From Slave Combat Game to Global Martial Art

Matthias Röhrig Assunção.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Social and Cultural History; Urban History. 10703 words.

Capoeira is a martial art that developed from combat games enslaved Africans brought to Brazil. It is systematically documented since the beginning of the 19th century in Rio de Janeiro and...

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Cuba

Matt D. Childs and Manuel Barcia.

in The Oxford Handbook of Slavery in the Americas

July 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; History of the Americas; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 9916 words.

This article reviews scholarship on the history and historiography of slavery in Cuba. In the sixteenth-century, Africans crossed the Atlantic and accompanied Diego Velésquez and other...

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Digital Resources: Online Finding Aid for the Archivo General de Centro América

Rosemary A. Joyce and Russell N. Sheptak.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Public History; Social and Cultural History. 6648 words.

The Online Finding Aid for the Archivo General de Centro América will provide increased ways for researchers to identify documents of interest in a widely distributed microfilm copy of this...

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Domestic Service and Labor Laws in Chile and Argentina, 1931–1956

Inés Pérez and Elizabeth Hutchison.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; History of Gender and Sexuality; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Labour History. 12555 words.

The regulation of labor relations and social rights substantially changed workers’ lives over the course of the 20th century. Domestic service, however, was only poorly and belatedly...

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