Iberia and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History (Transatlantic Relations)

"Portuguese slavery inherited the Roman peculium, the practice by which slaves could have their own property and reap the fruits of their work. Portuguese slavery, like its Spanish counterpart, rested…

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“Moor” originally meant “Westerner” not “Black”, “Negro” or “Colored”

There is "no reason" to believe that the people who called themselves "Mauri" assumed their native name from foreigners ("Europeans, Romans nor Greeks") as many "Black American" or "African American"…

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