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Afro-Mexican Slave Labor in the Obrajes de Paños of New Spain, Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
On April 5, 1723, Juan Joseph de Porras, a mulatto slave laboring in an obraje de paños (woolen textile mill) near Mexico City, appeared before the Holy Office of the Inquisition for blasphemy.Expand
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Christians, Blasphemers, and Witches: Afro-Mexican Ritual Practice in the Seventeenth Century (review)
There is a good deal more to be said of this impressive study—of the way in which the details proliferate like kudzu in some sections, so that the argument is obscured; of the insightful reflectionsExpand