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The Anxiety of Sameness In Early Modern Spain

Christina H. Lee

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784991203
eISBN:
9781526104021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991203.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the Spanish elite’s fixation on social and racial “passing” and “passers” as represented in a wide range of texts produced in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It examines ... More


Spotting Converso blood in official and unofficial discourses

Christina H. Lee

in The Anxiety of Sameness In Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784991203
eISBN:
9781526104021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991203.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In “Chapter Three,” Lee studies texts that convey the notion that if armed with knowledge about the distinguishing features of Conversos, Old Christians could become proficient at identifying even ... More


The unmasking of Conversos in popular and literary texts

Christina H. Lee

in The Anxiety of Sameness In Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784991203
eISBN:
9781526104021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991203.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In “Chapter Four,” Lee analyzes popular songs, anecdotes, aphorisms, and jokes that were invested in perpetuating the image of Conversos as essentially greedy, non-pork-eating Jews. She examines the ... More


Conclusion

Christina H. Lee

in The Anxiety of Sameness In Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784991203
eISBN:
9781526104021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991203.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In the “Conclusion,” Lee posits two questions that arise from her study of early modern sameness but that fall outside the bounds of her book. The first concerns the reasons why New Christians and ... More


Spanish Atlantic History and Culture

Kathryn L. Ness

in Setting the Table: Ceramics, Dining, and Cultural Exchange in Andalucía and La Florida

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781683400042
eISBN:
9781683400271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400042.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

“Spanish-Atlantic History and Culture” provides a brief background on Spanish-Atlantic history and the connections between Andalucía, Spain, and the Americas. The first half of the chapter addresses ... More


Gaelic Humanism Against English Irish Society

Ian Campbell

in Renaissance humanism and ethnicity before race: The Irish and the English in the seventeenth century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088360
eISBN:
9781781706022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088360.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter three outlines a series of anti-English arguments made by a series of well-educated Gaelic Irish ideologues and politicians between the 1610s and 1660s. These Gaelic Irishmen not only argued ... More


Limpieza: The Expenditure of Spectacular Violence

Aldo Civico

in Para-State: An Ethnography of Colombia's Death Squads

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288515
eISBN:
9780520963405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288515.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The chapter presents the terror strategy used by paramilitaries in Colombia. In particular, it chronicles the takeover of two towns in the subregion of Eastern Antioquia. The paramilitary’s ... More


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