Slave Families and the Hato Economy in Puerto Rico

“Deftly uses the available parish registers to document the stages of the coming of African men and women to Puerto Rico in the eighteenth century and reveals patterns of family formation and bonds of solidarity among the African slaves and with the rest of society.”—Fernando Pico, author of Puerto Rico Remembered “An exceptionally well researched, … Continue reading Slave Families and the Hato Economy in Puerto Rico

Sherds of History

This title and all historical archaeology titles are currently discounted in our Conference on Historical & Underwater Archaeology sale. Use code CHUA15 at checkout. Today we proudly publish Myriam Arcangeli's Sherds of History: Domestic Life in Colonial Guadeloupe.  "If pots could talk, their most interesting stories would be about ceramic cultures," says Arcangeli in the opening of her book. Ceramics … Continue reading Sherds of History