BOOK: Stark on Slave Families and the Hato Economy in Puerto Rico

David M. Stark, Slave Families and the Hato Economy in Puerto Rico. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2015. "Scholarship on slavery in the Caribbean frequently emphasizes sugar and tobacco production, but this unique work illustrates the importance of the region’s hato economy--a combination of livestock ranching, foodstuff cultivation, and timber harvesting--on the living patterns among … Continue reading BOOK: Stark on Slave Families and the Hato Economy in Puerto Rico

ARTICLE: Stark on African Slave Trade to Puerto Rico

David M. Stark, “A New Look at the African Slave Trade in Puerto Rico Through the Use of Parish Registers: 1660–1815.” Slavery & Abolition 30, no. 4 (December 1, 2009): 491–520. doi:10.1080/01440390903245083. Abstract: "Our knowledge of the volume of slave traffic as well as the geographic origin and ethnicity of slaves introduced into peripheral areas … Continue reading ARTICLE: Stark on African Slave Trade to Puerto Rico

ARTICLE: Stark on Slave Marriage in Puerto Rico

Stark, David M. “Making the Most of Their Time: Seasonality of Slave Marriage in Eighteenth-Century Puerto Rico.” Colonial Latin American Review 19, no. 2 (2010): 323.  1st paragraph steal: "On the morning of 28 December 1768, Antonio and Mara, a slave couple belonging to Flix Pagn, were married in the Catholic church of San Germn, … Continue reading ARTICLE: Stark on Slave Marriage in Puerto Rico