Repartimiento


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n.1.A partition or distribution, especially of slaves; also, an assessment of taxes.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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De Santafe hacia Tunja, la sal circulaba en el siglo XVI y XVII por dos rutas: la primera partiria de Zipaquira, Nemocon y Tausa, a donde acudian los indigenas de distintos repartimientos del occidente del territorio de la Provincia, para obtenerla la intercambiaban por productos alimenticios como maiz y turmas, ollas, esmeraldas, que no tenian en sus repartimiento.
Her adoptive father, whom she calls the Captain, is a descendent of the Taino, indigenous people from the Caribbean and, in his case, from Puerto Rico: "Like the Wampanoag, their ancestors were 'discovered,' infected, enslaved by repartimiento, executed, and exiled." That original violence worked its way through generations and into his family, Febos implies, manifesting in horrific abuse toward him and his mother.
Mas interesante aun resulta la diferencia de ambos autores respecto a la encomienda o repartimiento (38), pilar de la economia virreinal.
Patch posits that the repartimiento (a system of merchandise, cash, or credit allotments that served to insert indigenous towns into the larger economy) has been misunderstood as a result of an overreliance on a narrow band of sources.