Historias 19 – Juan José Ponce-Vázquez on smuggling in the 17th century Spanish Caribbean
Dr. Juan José Ponce-Vázquez joined Carlos and Steven to discuss his research on smuggling in the 17th century Spanish Caribbean. They also discuss writing strategies for finishing the first book, the value of social media, work-life balance, and what lay on Juanjo’s research horizon.
Juan José Ponce-Vázquez, “Unequal partners in crime: masters, slaves and free people of color in Santo Domingo, c.1600–1650,” Slavery and Abolition 37, no. 4 (2016), 704-723
- To get to the documents of the AGI, you have to click on the tab “Inventario Dinámico” and select Archive General de Indias in the dropdown menu. The sections with the archive with digitalized documents have a little camera next to their names.
- The Portal of Spanish archives can be very clunky and temperamental. This post might be helpful to those starting to use it.
Archivo General de la Nación (Dominican Republic)
- Under “Servicios de Información Documental”, click on “Fondos Documentales.” The portal is called Calameo, and it is often down.