Slave Law and Claims-Making in Cuba: The Tannenbaum Debate Revisited

  title={Slave Law and Claims-Making in Cuba: The Tannenbaum Debate Revisited},
  author={Alejandro de la Fuente},
  journal={Law and History Review},
  pages={339 - 369}
Scholars of slavery in Latin America are giving renewed attention to the study of the law. Although this literature is not as developed and sophisticated as in the United States, where slavery has been a central concern of legal historians for quite some time, a specialized subfield seems to be in the making. This is a welcome development. After all, every important aspect of slaves' lives in the Iberian colonies, from birth and nourishment to marriage, leisure, punishment, and rest, was… Expand
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