Essay Database

Not a member yet?
Like us on Facebook in August and win FREE subscription to THOUSANDS high-quality essays and term papers
Like us on Facebook in August and win FREE subscription to THOUSANDS high-quality essays and term papers

A Review of Colin Palmer's Slaves of the White God

Date Submitted: 07/16/2001 17:20:12
Category: / Literature / English
Length: 2 pages (622 words)
Colin A. Palmer. Slaves of the White God: Blacks in Mexico, 1570-1650. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1976. In the introduction to Slaves of the White God, Colin A. Palmer noted that his research on blacks in colonial Mexico was inspired by the protests of the Black Consciousness movement of the late 1960s, which demanded the inclusion of the black experience in academic work, and in this case, in Latin American history. Palmer's work was the first …
Is this Essay helpful? Join now to read this particular paper
and access over 480,000 just like this GET BETTER GRADES
…an entirely distinct anomaly. The justifications of enslavement, use of force to control, and resistance of the enslaved was similar to that in other parts of the New World, though documentation of such is a bit less abundant in this instance. Overall, Palmer's book was an important contribution to what has now blossomed into an entire body of work, and even a field of study focused on the historical experiences of Africans throughout the Diaspora.
Need a custom written paper? Let our professional writers save your time.