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Naming, Identifying and Authorizing Movement in Early Modern Spain and Spanish America

Tamar Herzog

in Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265314
eISBN:
9780191760402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265314.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter surveys how individuals were identified and whether their movement was controlled in early modern Spain and Spanish America. It argues that because Spanish (and Spanish American) ... More


Colonial Capital, Global City

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the twin roles of Manila as a colonial capital and an important node in early modern global networks. It gives a historical overview of the Spanish conquest, the foundation of ... More


Prologue: Antioquia and its People

Patricia Londoño-Vega

in Religion, Society, and Culture in Colombia: Medellín and Antioquia, 1850-1930

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199249534
eISBN:
9780191719318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249534.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter begins by discussing the topography of Antioquia and its divisions. It then talks about the historical demography of the people of Antioquia. It explains that the Indian and the Negroes ... More


Cervantes and the Comic Mind of his Age

Anthony Close

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198159988
eISBN:
9780191673733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159988.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book relates Cervantes' poetics of comic fiction to the common framework of assumptions, values, and ideas held by Spaniards of the Golden Age about the comic and the kinds of writing which ... More


Defining Nations: Immigrants and Citizens in Early Modern Spain and Spanish America

Tamar Herzog

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092530
eISBN:
9780300129830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092530.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book explores the emergence of a specifically Spanish concept of community in both Spain and Spanish America in the eighteenth century. Challenging the assumption that communities were the ... More


In the Hands of the Nazis

David Wingeate Pike

in In the Service of Stalin: The Spanish Communists in Exile, 1939-1945

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203155
eISBN:
9780191675751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203155.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the experiences of the Spaniards following the collapse of France; the Travailleurs étrangers in the hands of Vichy and of Germany; captives in the Channel Islands; ... More


Mauthausen, Subsidiary of Hell

David Wingeate Pike

in In the Service of Stalin: The Spanish Communists in Exile, 1939-1945

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203155
eISBN:
9780191675751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203155.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the arrival at Mauthausen; the prisoner’s circle of acquaintance; the SS officer and NCO staff; the Kapos and their role; the first contingent of Spaniards; international ... More


In Russia, from Honeymoon to Holy War

David Wingeate Pike

in In the Service of Stalin: The Spanish Communists in Exile, 1939-1945

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203155
eISBN:
9780191675751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203155.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses war and its opportunities; exploits of the Spaniards: the case and cult of Rubén Ruiz; the PCE leadership rent by scandal; the Politburo reduced to a troika; the death of Diaz; ... More


Reinventing the masque: Shirley’s and Davenant’s protectorate entertainments

Rachel Willie

in Staging the Revolution: Drama, reinvention and history, 1647-72

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087639
eISBN:
9781526104052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087639.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Although the theatres officially remained closed between 1642 and 1660, from 1656, William Davenant staged entertainments, first at his home in Rutland House, then at the Cockpit theatre in Drury ... More


Apprehension of the “Director General”

Gilbert C. Din

in War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

Some Seminoles disdained the peace treaty, but others wanted it and signed their adherence to the peace in December 1802. Kinache of Miccosukee, however, returned to aid Bowles. He still tried to ... More


Which is more than a shipwreck tale because it treats of a marvelous event which is given in an extraordinary report of the very famous and powerful river called the marañón, along which Captain Francisco de Orellana and other hidalgos navigated more than two thousand leagues for eight months until arriving in Christian lands at Las Perlas Island (or Cubagua) in this oceanic region, and from there the captain came to this city of Santo Domingo with some soldiers from his company, participants in his travails and witnesses to everything herein contained;1 all this as recorded by a devout and reverend father of the Order of Preachers Friars, Gaspar de Carvajal,2 who was present in person for everything and who relates the lesson and brief history in the following fashion:3

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0025
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter describes the travails of Captain Francisco de Orellana and his fifty companions from the encampment of the governor of Quito, Gonzalo Pizarro, brother of the Marquis don Francisco ... More


Europeans and the Interior World

Natale A. Zappia

in Traders and Raiders: The Indigenous World of the Colorado Basin, 1540-1859

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469615844
eISBN:
9781469619842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469615844.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explores how trade and political alliances forged an interethnic Indian world ultimately leading to the dominance of a few key groups, including the powerful Quechan alliance along the ... More


Honor and Violence in Golden Age Spain

Scott K. Taylor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300126853
eISBN:
9780300151695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300126853.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Early modern Spain has long been viewed as having a culture obsessed with honor, where a man resorted to violence when his or his wife's honor was threatened, especially through sexual disgrace. This ... More


Conclusions and Afterthoughts

Tamar Herzog

in Defining Nations: Immigrants and Citizens in Early Modern Spain and Spanish America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092530
eISBN:
9780300129830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092530.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book concludes by presenting the problems regarding immigrants in Spanish America, such as how to distinguish good immigrants from bad, and who has the authority to make this decision. The ... More


The Historical Context of Porcupine Cave: American Indians, Spaniards, Government Surveyors, Prospectors, Ranchers, Cavers, and Paleontologists in South Park, Colorado

Geraldine J. Rasmussen, Kirk Branson, and John O. Mckelvy

in Biodiversity Response to Climate Change in the Middle Pleistocene: The Porcupine Cave Fauna from Colorado

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240827
eISBN:
9780520930858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240827.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Porcupine Cave is located at the southern end of South Park, which encompasses a rich history. Among many who left their mark are the American Indians, Spaniards, trappers, government surveyors, ... More


The “Savage” Art of Mimicry in Spain's Colonization of Sub-Saharan Africa

Susan Martin-Marquez

in Disorientations: Spanish Colonialism in Africa and the Performance of Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125207
eISBN:
9780300152524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125207.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores a number of figures who are central to the articulation of the alterity of the self, including numerous pioneering anthropologists, the African explorer Manuel Iradier, and ... More


Performance Anxieties on the Edge of Fortress Europe

Susan Martin-Marquez

in Disorientations: Spanish Colonialism in Africa and the Performance of Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125207
eISBN:
9780300152524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125207.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the events surrounding the advent of democratic governance in Spain. When Franco died in 1975, the metropolitan Spaniards scrambled to identify prototypes that would allow them ... More


Taínos at La Isabela

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Archaeology at La Isabela: America's First European Town

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090413
eISBN:
9780300133912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090413.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the different aspects of Taínos at La Isabela. The Caribbean that Columbus encountered was the domain of indigenous societies who had been there for centuries. The largest of ... More


The Roman World in the Age of Philip II

Thomas James Dandelet

in Spanish Rome, 1500-1700

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300089561
eISBN:
9780300133776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300089561.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the Spanish faction of cardinals and the colony of Spaniards, which had always been the most visible manifestation of Spanish power in Rome. During the reigns of Philip II and ... More


Sixteenth-Century Spanish Exploration of Florida's Lower Gulf Coast

John E. Worth

in Discovering Florida: First-Contact Narratives from Spanish Expeditions along the Lower Gulf Coast

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049885
eISBN:
9780813050355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049885.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Contact between Spaniards and the indigenous inhabitants of the lower gulf coast of Florida was first made in the sixteenth century. At that time, the lower gulf coast region of Florida was inhabited ... More


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