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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
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the uncovered story of Indian enslavement in America
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Andrés Reséndez
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Uncovered story of Indian enslavement in America
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eng
Summary
A landmark history: the sweeping story of the enslavement of tens of thousands of Indians across America, from the time of the conquistadors up to the early 20th century. Since the time of Columbus, Indian slavery was illegal in much of the American continent. Yet, as Andrés Reséndez illuminates, 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 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 nothing less than 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 to see truly.--Adapted from dust jacket
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Draws on new evidence to reveal the massive enslavement of tens of thousands of Native Americans from the 16th through the 19th centuries, describing how kidnapping and forced labor played a key role in the decimations of Indian populations across North America
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10481691
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Reséndez, Andrés
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306.3/620973
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  • illustrations
  • maps
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index present
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non fiction
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  • Indian slaves
  • Slave trade
  • Indians, Treatment of
  • Indians of North America
  • Slavery
  • Indian slaves
  • Indians, Treatment of
  • Slave trade
  • Slavery
  • Indian slaves
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians, Treatment of
  • Slave trade
  • Slavery
  • North America
  • United States
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the uncovered story of Indian enslavement in America
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The other slavery : the uncovered story of Indian enslavement in America, Andrés Reséndez
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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ocn913924416
Dimensions
24 cm
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xiii, 431 pages
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9780547640983
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2015037557
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rdamedia
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(OCoLC)913924416
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The other slavery : the uncovered story of Indian enslavement in America, Andrés Reséndez
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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ocn913924416
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 431 pages
Isbn
9780547640983
Lccn
2015037557
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
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(OCoLC)913924416

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