Description - Treatise on Slavery by Alonso de Sandoval
In De instauranda Aethiopum salute (1627)-the earliest known book-length study of African slavery in the colonial Americas-Jesuit priest Alonso de Sandoval described dozens of African ethnicities, their languages, and their beliefs, and provided an expose of the abuse of slaves in the Americas. This collection of previously untranslated selections from Sandoval's book is an
invaluable resource for understanding the history of the African diaspora, slavery in colonial Latin America, and the role of Christianity in the formation of the Spanish Empire; it also provides insights into early modern European concepts of race.
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Nicole von Germeten is Assistant Professor of History, Oregon State University.