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Slave Families and the Hato Economy in Puerto Rico

“Deftly uses the available parish registers to document the stages of the coming of African men and women to Puerto Rico in the eighteenth century and reveals patterns of family formation and bonds of solidarity among the African slaves and with the rest of society.”— Fernando Pico, author of Puerto Rico Remembered “An exceptionally well researched, highly original, cogently argued and engagingly written work.”—Franklin W. Knight, co...