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Author Fuente, Alejandro de la, 1963-
Title Havana and the Atlantic in the sixteenth century / Alejandro de la Fuente ; with the collaboration of César García del Pino and Bernardo Iglesias Delgado.
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2008.

Author Fuente, Alejandro de la, 1963-
Series Envisioning Cuba
Envisioning Cuba.
Subject Havana (Cuba) -- History -- 16th century.
Havana (Cuba) -- Economic conditions -- 16th century.
Alt Name García del Pino, César.
Iglesias Delgado, Bernardo.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 287 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-280) and index.
Contents The port : shipping and trade -- The fleets and the service economy -- Urban growth -- Production -- Slavery and the making of a racial order -- The people of the land.
Summary De la Fuente provides the first examination of the transformation of Havana into a vibrant Atlantic port city and the fastest-growing urban center in the Americas in the late sixteenth century. He shows how local ambitions took advantage of the imperial design and situates Havana within the slavery and economic systems of the colonial Atlantic.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780807878064 (electronic bk.)
0807878065 (electronic bk.)
9781469603544 (electronic bk.)
1469603543 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 698110347
Additional Format Print version: Fuente, Alejandro de la, 1963- Havana and the Atlantic in the sixteenth century. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2008 9780807831922 (DLC) 2007044528 (OCoLC)180574959

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