The African Diaspora And The Eastern Andes : Adaptation, Agency, And Fugitive Action

1233 Words Sep 7th, 2015 5 Pages
Darien Wellman
Topics in Latin American History
Dr. Nadel
September 6, 2015
Brockington, Lolita. “The African Diaspora in the Eastern Andes: Adaptation, Agency, and Fugitive Action, 1573-1677.” The Americas 57:2 (October 2000): 207-224.
Bryant, Sherwin. “Finding Gold, Forming Slavery: The Creation of a Classic Slave Society, Popoyan, 1600-1700.” The Americas 63:1 (July 2006) 81-112.
Garofalo, Leo J. “Conjuring with Coca and the Inca: The Andeanization of Lima’s Afro-Peruvian Ritual Specialists, 1580-1690.” The Americas 63:1 (July 2006): 53-80. Leo J. Garofalo’s “Conjuring with Coca and the Inca: The Andeanization of Lima’s Afro-Peruvian Ritual Specialists, 1580-1690”, Lolita Brockington’s “The African Diaspora in the Eastern Andes: Adaptation, Agency, and Fugitive Action”, and and Sherwin Bryant’s “Finding Gold, Forming Slavery: The Creation of a Classic Slave Society, Popoyan, 1600-1700”, together, focused on one theme in the African Diaspora. Forms of resistance. Labor was needed in places like Popoyan and Mizque in order to mine gold and grow crops on plantations. The need lead to an influx of captured African slaves to work for the colonial governments. African populations in Spanish colonies grew more frustrated of enslavement with time. Along with this frustration, both Afro-Peruvians and slave populations, began various movements in order to escape their religious and physical bondage. In this review, I will highlight the main points of the three articles related to…

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