Captives & Cousins

Captives & Cousins

Slavery, Kinship, and Community in the Southwest Borderlands

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Examines the origins and legacies of a captive exchange economy within and among native American and Euramerican communities throughout the Southwest Borderlands from the Spanish colonial era to the end of the nineteenth century, detailing a "slave system" in which victims symbolized social wealth, performed services for their masters, and produced material goods under the threat of violence, with slave and livestock raiding and trading among Apaches, Comanches, Kiowas, Navajos, Utes, and Spaniards providing labor resources, redistributing wealth, and fostering kin connections that integrated disparate groups even as these practices renewed cycles of violence and warfare.
Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, University of North Carolina Press, c2002
ISBN: 9780807853825
0807853828
9780807827147
0807827142
Branch Call Number: 306.3620979 B7915c 2002
Characteristics: 419 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Captives and cousins

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