Runaway slave settlements in Cuba : resistance and repression /Series: Envisioning Cuba. Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2003Description: ix, 292 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0807828033 (cloth : alk. paper); 0807854794 (pbk. : alk. paper).Uniform titles: Palenques del oriente de Cuba. English.Subject(s): Slavery -- History. -- Cuba -- Holguin (Province) | Fugitive slaves -- History. -- Cuba -- Holguin (Province) | Government, Resistance to -- History. -- Cuba -- Holguin (Province) | Holguin (Cuba : Province) -- HistoryOnline resources: Publisher description | Table of contents | Book review (H-Net)
|Item type||Location||Call number||Status||Date due|
Epoka University Library
|F 1845 .L3713 2003 (Browse shelf)||Available|
Includes bibliographical references (p. -279) and index.
Slave resistance in Eastern Cuba : the first few centuries of colonial rule -- El Portillo --The attack on El Portillo -- The captured runaways -- A settling of accounts -- Decades of economic development -- Active resistance in the eastern region, 1790-1820 -- Runaway slave settlements east of Santiago de Cuba -- Runaway slave settlements in the northern mountain ranges -- Eastern palenques in the period of slave plantation expansion -- Runaway slave settlements in the Mayari Mountains -- Tightening of the eastern repressive system -- Consolidation of resistance and repression -- Expansion and decline -- Last large-scale attacks on the eastern palenques -- Last of the runaways living in settlements -- Runaway slave settlements as a system of resistance -- Specific characteristics of the eastern settlements -- Forms of settlement -- Types of dwellings in runaway slave settlements -- Adaptability of the repressive system.