Hall, Raymond Books

Raymond A. Hall is an Assistant Professor in Africana and Black Studies at Central Washington University, USA. He received his Ph.D. in folklore from the Folklore Institute at Indiana University, Bloomington.

Archival Records of the African Slave Trade to Mexico at Santiago El Pescador, 1692-1799
2013 0-7734-4090-9
These are archival records tracking the slave trade in Tamiahua, Mexico. It documents the early stages of slavery in Mexico which due to the introduction of new diseases brought a significant reduction in the indigenous population. The eventual effects of the population shortages combined with other negative aspects of the conquest caused the Spanish to look elsewhere to supplement their labor force and maintain productivity, which included importing slaves.

Ethnographic Study of Afro- Mexicans in Mexico’s Gulf Coast: Fishing, Festivals, and Foodways
2008 0-7734-4929-9
One of only a few studies using ethnographic research to document, analyze, and present the traditional culture of Afro-Mexicans in Tamiahua, Veracruz, Mexico.