Runaway slave settlements in Cuba resistance and repression / Gabino La Rosa Corzo ; translated by Mary Todd.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: La Rosa Corzo, Gabino.
Corporate Author: ebrary, Inc.
Format: Book
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2003.
Series:Envisioning Cuba.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • 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 Mayarí Mountains ; Tightening of the eastern repressive system ; Consolidation of resistance and repression
  • Expansion and decline ; Last large-scale attack 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.