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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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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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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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Early Modern Afro-Caribbean Healers

Pablo F. Gómez.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online September 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; History of Science and Technology. 7001 words.

In the early modern Spanish Caribbean, ritual practitioners of African descent were essential providers of health care for Caribbean people of all origins. Arriving from West and West...

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The Leclerc Expedition to Saint-Domingue and the Independence of Haiti, 1802–1804

Philippe Girard.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Military History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 8298 words.

In December 1801, First Consul Napoléon Bonaparte sent a massive expedition to the French colony of Saint-Domingue (today: Haiti). His goal was to restore direct French rule and overthrow...

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The Meaning of Color and Race in Portuguese America, 1640–1750

Ronald Raminelli.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Social and Cultural History. 9692 words.

Color and race are important references for assessing the privileges and barriers that sustained or impeded the social ascension of New Christians, Africans, Indians, and mestiços in the...

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The Problems of Slavery

Christopher Leslie Brown.

in The Oxford Handbook of the American Revolution

December 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; United States History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 10289 words.

When the Stamp Act crisis erupted, the abolition of the Atlantic slave trade or the overthrow of colonial slavery was deemed impossible. Less than a quarter century later, by the time...

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Runaway Slave Colonies in the Atlantic World

Tim Lockley.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 8053 words.

Communities of runaway slaves, more commonly known as “Maroon communities,” were created throughout the Americas. Enslaved people ran away from their owners all the time, often just for a...

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