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Wage-Earning SlavesCoartación in Nineteenth-Century Cuba$
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Claudia Varella and Manuel Barcia

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781683401650

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2021

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9781683401650.001.0001

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The Hidden Face of Urban Slavery

The Hidden Face of Urban Slavery

A Look at the Coartados Rental Market

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(p.83) 5 The Hidden Face of Urban Slavery
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Wage-Earning Slaves
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Claudia Varella

Manuel Barcia

Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9781683401650.003.0006

Understanding the urban rental market is crucial if we are to grasp the multiple ways in which coartados were forced to react to new, damaging scenarios. As new changes to the urban rental market came into existence, and as their impact on the slavery-based service sector expanded, coartados found themselves often trapped in what can only be described as a buyer-to-buyer dynamic, which forced them to go from one master to another, almost always against the wishes of those who owned them, and frequently against their own wishes too.

Keywords:   coartados, urban rental market, buyer to buyer, slavery

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