Monthly Archives: August 2014

On the management of life in a slave society

From the Actas Capitulares del Ayuntamiento de La Habana, on August 8, 1817, an appeal to create a separate cemetery for negros bozales (recently arrived enslaved men and women). Previously, the men and women who died in the barracks had … Continue reading

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Links on a Wednesday

- August newsletter of the Cuban Heritage Collection at the University of Miami – “While Freitas thumbed through those records, Bastos was warning of a future in which some music might disappear unnoticed. Most of the American and British records … Continue reading

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