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Rereading the Black Legend: The Discourses of Religious and Racial Difference in the Renaissance Empires

Margaret R. Greer, Walter D. Mignolo, and Maureen Quilligan (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226307213
eISBN:
9780226307244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307244.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The phrase “The Black Legend” was coined in 1912 by a Spanish journalist in protest of the characterization of Spain by other Europeans as a backward country defined by ignorance, superstition, and ... More


The return of the throne: the repatriation of the Kandyan regalia to Ceylon

Robert Aldrich

in Crowns and Colonies: European Monarchies and Overseas Empires

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784993153
eISBN:
9781526115096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993153.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

When the British conquered the kingdom of Kandy in 1815, deposing and exiling the last king in Ceylon, they also took possession of the throne, crown and other items of the Kandyan regalia. Some of ... More


West of Eden: American Gold, Spanish Greed, and the Discourses of English Imperialism

Edmund Valentine Campos

in Rereading the Black Legend: The Discourses of Religious and Racial Difference in the Renaissance Empires

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226307213
eISBN:
9780226307244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307244.003.0013
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the complications inherent in England's belatedness in New World conquest and most particularly its envy of Spanish gold. It traces England's envious emulation of Spain with ... More


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