The Black Middle
Africans, Mayas, And Spaniards In Colonial Yucatan
Sobre o livro
A study of black African slaves and other people of African descent in the Spanish colonial province of Yucatan, which is part of southern Mexico. It explores such topics as slavery and freedom, militia service and family life, bigamy and witchcraft, and the ways in which Afro-Yucatecans (as he dubs them) interacted with Mayas and Spaniards.