The Enlightenment On Trial

Author: Bianca Premo
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190638745
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This is a history of the Enlightenment--the rights-oriented, formalist, secularizing, freedom-inspired eighteenth-century movement that defined modern Western law.

Visible Empire

Author: Daniela Bleichmar
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226058557
Size: 79.54 MB
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In this lavishly illustrated volume, Daniela Bleichmar gives this archive its due, finding in these botanical images a window into the worlds of Enlightenment science, visual culture, and empire.

Domesticating Empire

Author: Karen Stolley
ISBN: 9780826519382
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"Recovers the themes, intent, and legacy of 18th century Spanish American literature that often are lost in the broader scholarship of Latin American literature.

Children Of The Father King

Author: Bianca Premo
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807876954
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In a pioneering study of childhood in colonial Spanish America, Bianca Premo examines the lives of youths in the homes, schools, and institutions of the capital city of Lima, Peru.

Corruption In The Iberian Empires

Author: Christoph Rosenmüller
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
ISBN: 0826358268
Size: 57.79 MB
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The contributors use fresh archival research from Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Bolivia, Mexico, and the Philippines to examine the lives of slaves and farmworkers as well as self-serving magistrates, bishops, and traders in contraband.

Edge Of Empire

Author: Dr. Fabrício Prado
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520960734
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Connecting South America to the broader Atlantic World, this book provides an excellent case study for examining the significance of cross-border interactions in shaping independence processes and political identities.

Atlantic Africa And The Spanish Caribbean 1570 1640

Author: David Wheat
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469623803
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This work resituates the Spanish Caribbean as an extension of the Luso-African Atlantic world from the late sixteenth to the mid-seventeenth century, when the union of the Spanish and Portuguese crowns facilitated a surge in the ...

How To Write The History Of The New World

Author: Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804746939
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This book maintains that the “dispute” was also a debate over historical authority: upon whose sources and facts should naturalists and historians reconstruct the history of the New World and its people.

Fractional Freedoms

Author: Michelle A. McKinley
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316739635
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Fractional Freedoms explores how thousands of slaves in colonial Peru were able to secure their freedom, keep their families intact, negotiate lower self-purchase prices, and arrange transfers of ownership by filing legal claims.