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The Resource The other slavery : the uncovered story of Indian enslavement in America, Andrés Reséndez

The other slavery : the uncovered story of Indian enslavement in America, Andrés Reséndez

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The other slavery : the uncovered story of Indian enslavement in America
Title
The other slavery
Title remainder
the uncovered story of Indian enslavement in America
Statement of responsibility
Andrés Reséndez
Title variation
Uncovered story of Indian enslavement in America
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Since the time of Columbus, Indian slavery was illegal in much of the American continent. Yet, as Andrés Reséndez illuminates in this book, it was practiced for centuries as an open secret. There was no abolitionist movement to protect the tens of thousands of natives who were kidnapped and enslaved by the conquistadors, then forced to descend into the "mouth of hell" of eighteenth-century silver mines or, later, made to serve as domestics for Mormon settlers and rich Anglos. Reséndez builds the incisive case that it was mass slavery, more than epidemics, that decimated Indian populations across North America. New evidence, including testimonies of courageous priests, rapacious merchants, Indian captives, and Anglo colonists, sheds light too on Indian enslavement of other Indians -- as what started as a European business passed into the hands of indigenous operators and spread like wildfire across vast tracts of the American Southwest. The Other Slavery reveals a key missing piece of American history. For over two centuries we have fought over, abolished, and tried to come to grips with African-American slavery. It is time for the West to confront an entirely separate, equally devastating enslavement we have long failed truly to see. --
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Awards note
  • Finalist, National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2016
  • Bancroft Prize in American History and Dipolomacy, 2017
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Reséndez, Andrés
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Indian slaves
  • Slave trade
  • Indians, Treatment of
  • Indians of North America
  • Slavery
  • Indian slaves
  • Indians, Treatment of
  • Slave trade
  • Slavery
Label
The other slavery : the uncovered story of Indian enslavement in America, Andrés Reséndez
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Caribbean debacle -- Good intentions -- The trafficker and his network -- The pull of silver -- The Spanish campaign -- The greatest insurrection against the other slavery -- Powerful nomads -- Missions, presidios, and slaves -- Contractions and expansions -- Americans and the other slavery -- A new era of Indian bondage -- The other slavery and the other emancipation -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn913924416
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 431 pages
Isbn
9780544947108
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)913924416
Label
The other slavery : the uncovered story of Indian enslavement in America, Andrés Reséndez
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Caribbean debacle -- Good intentions -- The trafficker and his network -- The pull of silver -- The Spanish campaign -- The greatest insurrection against the other slavery -- Powerful nomads -- Missions, presidios, and slaves -- Contractions and expansions -- Americans and the other slavery -- A new era of Indian bondage -- The other slavery and the other emancipation -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn913924416
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 431 pages
Isbn
9780544947108
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)913924416
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