contrar con esclavos

English translation: traded slaves / bought and sold slaves

Spanish term or phrase:contrar con esclavos
English translation:traded slaves / bought and sold slaves
Entered by: schmetterlich

21:07 Aug 6, 2018
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Agriculture / cacao
Spanish term or phrase: contrar con esclavos
En su Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva España, el cronista Bernal
Díaz del Castillo (2011) describe cómo los caciques “…tenían cantidad de indios
e indias por esclavos y los vendían y contrataban con ellos como se contrata
cualquier mercancía y andaban indios mercaderes de plaza en plaza y de mercado
en mercado vendiéndolos y trocándolos a oro y mantas y cacao…”.

Local time: 20:23
traded slaves / bought and sold slaves
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Patricia Fierro, M. Sc.
Local time: 20:23
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4 +11traded slaves / bought and sold slaves
Patricia Fierro, M. Sc.

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +11
contratar con esclavos
traded slaves / bought and sold slaves

Among other options.

Patricia Fierro, M. Sc.
Local time: 20:23
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 20
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agree  Patrice
7 mins
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agree  Muriel Vasconcellos
43 mins

agree  Marie Wilson
45 mins

agree  David Hollywood
58 mins

agree  philgoddard: Contratar, not contrar
1 hr

agree  Evelyne Trolley de Prévaux
2 hrs

agree  Joshua Parker
5 hrs

agree  Robert Carter
5 hrs

agree  JohnMcDove
7 hrs

agree  neilmac
10 hrs

agree  Charles Davis: "traded" yes (is the sense of "bartered (with)", as explained in the discussion area; "bought and sold" no.
1 day 1 hr
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