EDITED: Bryant, O’Toole, and Vinson on Africans to Spanish America

Sherwin K. Bryant, Rachel Sarah O’Toole, and Ben Vinson, eds. Africans to Spanish America: Expanding the Diaspora. University of Illinois Press, 2014. via University of Illinois Press: Africans to Spanish America expands the Diaspora framework that has shaped much of the recent scholarship on Africans in the Americas to include Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, and Cuba, … Continue reading EDITED: Bryant, O’Toole, and Vinson on Africans to Spanish America

BOOK: Vazquez on Free People of Color and Revolt in Cuba

Michele Reid-Vazquez. The Year of the Lash: Free People of Color in Cuba and the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2011. From University of Georgia Press: At dawn on June 29, 1844, a firing squad in Havana executed ten accused ringleaders of the Conspiracy of La Escalera, an alleged plot to abolish … Continue reading BOOK: Vazquez on Free People of Color and Revolt in Cuba