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Contributors alejandro de la fuente is Associate Professor in the Department of History and the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. He taught at the University of South Florida from 1996 to 2000. He is the author of A Nation for All: Race, Inequality, and Politics in Twentieth-Century Cuba (2001). His work on slavery and race in Cuba has been published by journals in Cuba, Brazil, Spain, the Netherlands, England, Germany, and the United States. herbert klein is Gouverneur Morris Professor of History at Columbia University. He is the author of two books on the Atlantic slave trade: The Middle Passage: Comparative Studies in the Atlantic Slave Trade (1978) and The Atlantic Slave Trade (1999), as well as two works on African slavery in the Americas. He has published four books on Bolivian history, the most recent of which are Haciendas and Ayllus: Rural Society in the Bolivian Andes in the 18th and 19th Centuries (1993) and A Concise History of Bolivia (2002). He has also studied immigration and slavery in Brazil and recently coauthored Slavery and the Economy of São Paulo, 1750–1850 (2002). He has also written The American Finances of the Spanish Empire, 1680–1809 (1998) on colonial fiscal history and is currently working on A Population History of the United States. john j. mccusker is Ewing Halsell Distinguished Professor of American History and Professor of Economics at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. He has lectured and taught in Belgium, Canada, China, England, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, and the United States. In his research and writing, he focuses on the economy of the Atlantic world in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. He has published many works on the subject, including the prize-winning Economy of British America, 1607–1789 (1985), which he coauthored with Russell R. Menard. russell r. menard has been a member of the Department of History at the University of Minnesota since 1975. He is coauthor with John J. McCusker of The Economy of British America, 1607–1789 (1985) and coauthor with Lois Carr and Lorena Walsh of Robert Cole’s World: Agriculture and Society in Early Maryland (1991). His most recent book is Migrants, Servants, and Slaves: Unfree Labor in Colonial British America (2001). He is currently working on Sweet Negotiations: A New Look at the Barbadian Sugar Industry, 1640–1775. william d. phillips jr. is Professor of History and Director of the Center for Early Modern History at the University of Minnesota. Among his publications are Enrique IV and the Crisis of Fifteenth-Century Castile, 1425–1480 (1978); Slavery from Roman Times to 332 contributors the Early Transatlantic Trade (1985); and the edited volume Testimonies from the Columbian Lawsuits (2000). He coauthored with Carla Rahn Phillips The Worlds of Christopher Columbus (1992), a New York Times notable book of the year and second-place winner of the Spain in America prize, and Spain’s Golden Fleece (1997). genaro rodríguez morel, a native of the Dominican Republic, resides in Seville, where he conducts research for the Dominican Academy of History. Among his publications are Cartas del cabildo de la cuidad de Santo Domingo en el siglo XVI (1999); Cartas de los cabildos eclesiásticos de Santo Domingo y Concepci de la Vega (2000); and ‘‘Controles comerciales y alternativas de mercado en La Española,’’ in Actas: Congreso Internacional 500 años de la fundación de la Casa de Contratación (2003). He is currently completing a study of the sugar economy of Hispaniola. stuart b. schwartz is George Burton Adams Professor of History at Yale University. His research has concentrated on colonial Brazil and Spanish America. He is the author of Bureaucracy and Society in Colonial Brazil (1973); Sugar Plantations in the Formation of Brazilian Society (1985); and Slaves, Peasants, and Rebels (1988) and coauthor of Early Latin America (1983). He was editor of Implicit Understandings (1994) and coeditor of The Cambridge History of Native Peoples of the Americas, vol. 3 (1999). He is currently completing a study of popular attitudes of religious tolerance in the Luso-Hispanic world. eddy stols is Professor at Catholic University Leuven in Belgium. He has also taught at Leiden University and the University of the State of São Paulo Marília. He is the author of De Spaanse Brabanders de handelsbetrekkingen van Zuidelijke Nederlanden met de Iberische Wereld, 1598–1638 (1971), and Brazilië: 500 jahr geschiedenis Din dribbelpas (1996), and coeditor of Flandre et Portugal (1991) and...


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