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Indian labor in mainland colonial Spanish America

Juan A. Villamarin

Indian labor in mainland colonial Spanish America

by Juan A. Villamarin

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Published by University of Delaware, Latin American Studies Program in Newark .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Indians -- Employment -- History.,
    • Indians, Treatment of -- Latin America.,
    • Labor -- Latin America.,
    • Working Class -- Latin America.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 151-175.

      StatementJuan A. Villamarin, Judith E. Villamarin.
      SeriesOccasional papers and monographs / University of Delaware, Latin American Studies Program ; no. 1, Occasional papers and monographs (University of Delaware. Latin American Studies Program) ;, no. 1.
      ContributionsVillamarin, Judith E., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE59.E3 V54
      The Physical Object
      Pagination175 p. :
      Number of Pages175
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4935939M
      LC Control Number76363004

      TheStatus and Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America in order to rid themselves of the dominance of rival Indian groupS,6 this did not resultin anyformofcontractual orreciprocalrelationship that wouldhaveplaced thesetribes outsidethe colonial order, the sole exception beingthe Araucaniansin southern Chilewhocould notbe decisively defeated bythe Spanishforces and inFile Size: 2MB. Native American slavery has traditionally been treated by scholars as a secondary matter that is of historical interest because of its relationship to other more common forms of exploitation, or because it was a curious but minor variation on the more important enslavement of African peoples on colonial .

      As the Indian labor supply dwindled from disease and overwork, the Spanish also began bringing Africans to America to serve as slave labor. By the Spanish had already transported more than , Africans to the Americas. Native Resistance. At times Indian people violently resisted Spanish efforts to subjugate them. In Spanish America as a whole the types of labour that were employed in mining were extremely varied. During the early Conquest period Indian slaves were used to pan gold in the Antilles, and later Mexican silver mining relied on the employment of free labour supplemented by that of Indian and Negro by: 5.

      Slavery in Mainland Latin America. South America. Largest concentration of blacks in continental Spanish America was in New Granada (modern-day Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, and Ecuador) The Viceroyalty of Peru. Concentration of slaves in Lima, which also served as a market for Andean herders and planters. Uruguay and Argentina. Major ports for.   Editorial Reviews "Colonial Latin America provides a solid narrative structure, yet it does not overwhelm students with a chronology of 'things happening.' The book's writing style is one of its greatest strengths: it is readable, understandable, and clear. This is the best one-volume text on the colonial period in Latin America."—David Castle, Ohio State UniversityPrice: $


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By Juan A. and Judith E. Villamarin. Newark, Del.: University of Delaware, Pp. No price listed. - Volume 37 Issue 3.

In this monograph, the Villamarms, whose own archival research is based on Colombia, have brought together many of these findings to conclude, not unexpectedly, that no single region of colonial Spanish America has had a representative labor history.

Indian labor was based on varying degrees of servitude which derived from prevailing conditions in different areas and in different time : Susan M. Deeds. Indian Labor in Mainland Colonial Spanish America. By Juan A. and Judith E. Villamarin. Newark, Del.: University of Delaware, Pp. No price : G.

Michael Riley. Indian Labor in Mainland Colonial Spanish America. de VILLAMARIN, Juan A. / VILLAMARIN, Judith E. y una gran selección de libros, arte y artículos de colección disponible en   The introduction and the conclusion treat the totality of colonial Spanish America, but these only partly enlarge the book's narrow geographical scope created by the essays.

In spite of these shortcomings, this volume is a useful contribution to the growing literature on colonial Latin American. Even in regions where African slavery predominated, such as the sugar plantations in Portuguese Brazil and in the West Indies, Indian labor continued to be used.

And in many Spanish colonies, where the plantations did not flourish, Indians provided the bulk of unfree labor through the colonial era. Amerindian Slavery and Coerced Labor.

Soon after his famous voyage, with the backing of the Spanish Crown and over one thousand Spanish colonists, Genoese merchant Christopher Columbus established the first European colony in the Americas on the island of Hispaniola (present-day Haiti and the Dominican Republic).

Columbus is believed to have had prior experience trading in West Africa. Page - Hispanic American Historical Rev 3 (Aug., ): pp.and Magnus Morner, "The Spanish American Hacienda: A Survey of Recent Research and Debate," Hispanic American Historical Review, 53, 2 (May, ): pp.

In Spanish America, the enslavement of indigenous people predated the and the enslavement of Africans on a large scale. In many Spanish colonies Indian slavery was initially illegal, the Spanish monarchy did not let the natives become enslaved until it was deemed that indigenous people were savages, and ferocious.

Imperialism in the American Southwest accumulated into a series of civil wars and fights that inevitably left the Spanish-Mexican army wounded. The American Southwest is only one example of a territory dictated by Imperialism and military force.

Like Mexico, India was subjugated by military power and colonial domination. Colonial Spanish America is a book of readings about people―people from different worlds who came together to form a society by chance and by design in the years after The book is meant to enrich, not repeat, the work of existing texts on this period, and its focus on people makes it stand out from other books that have concentrated on the political and economic aspects of the by: This book provides a general history of Latin America in the period between the European conquest and the gaining of independence by the Spanish American countries and Brazil (approximately ).

It is both an introduction for the student at the college level and a provisionally updated synthesis of the quickly changing field for the more experienced reader/5(2). and J. Villamarin, Indian Labor in Mainland Colonial Spanish America ().

Simpson, The Encomienda in New Spain, rev. Sherman, Forced Native Labor in Sixteenth-Century Central America ().

Charles Gibson, The Aztecs Under Spanish Rule: A History of the Indians of the Valley of Mexico (). Inthe United States achieved victory in the Spanish–American War with Spain, ending the Spanish colonial era. Spanish possession and rule of its remaining colonies in the Americas ended in that year with its sovereignty transferred to the United States.

The United States took occupation of Cuba, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico. For most Indians in North America, the British victory in the French and Indian War a. convinced many tribes to cease in their struggle against European. Between andthousand Africans disembarked on the Spanish American mainland and another thousand over the next 50 years.

In all, 54% of all enslaved Africans brought to the New World between and disembarked in Spanish America (Eltis el at ). Labour in the Colonial Mining Industry of Honduras. LABOUR IN THE COLONIAL MINING INDUSTRY. OF HONDURAS. OLD and silver production in Honduras probably never. exceeded 5% of that produced in Spanish America at any one.

time during the colonial period. Slavery came about because Indian labor declined and was scarce. A demand for forced labor was created and the Spanish Crown turned to Africa Slaves were seem as inferior and were at the bottom of the hierarchy based on race.

African slaves were distributed to the Caribbean, Brazil, The United States, and mainland Spanish America. The Spanish claim to territories that are today the United States rested upon the 16th century exploits of Ponce de Leon, Hernando De Soto, and Francisco Vázquez de Coronado.

St. Augustine in Florida was established as a Spanish fort inthe first permanent settlement in what would become the United States. The impact of this settlement was slight, however, since it served primarily.

The Spanish crown’s formal prohibition of Indian slavery in gave rise to a number of related institutions, such as encomiendas, repartimientos, the selling of convict labor, and ultimately Author: David Treuer.Indian Slavery and Forced LaborDuring the colonial period in Brazil (–), Amerindian labor provided a fundamental source of manpower for Portuguese enterprises, particularly in areas peripheral to the Atlantic export economy.

Early on, with the development of the sugar industry along the coast, settlers turned to the indigenous population in their search for labor.