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Death in Babylon: Alexander the Great and Iberian Empire in the Muslim Orient

Vincent Barletta

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226037363
eISBN:
9780226037394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226037394.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Though Alexander the Great lived more than seventeen centuries before the onset of Iberian expansion into Muslim Africa and Asia, he loomed large in the literature of late medieval and early modern ... More


The Stinking Corpse: Alexander, the Greeks, and the Romans

Vincent Barletta

in Death in Babylon: Alexander the Great and Iberian Empire in the Muslim Orient

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226037363
eISBN:
9780226037394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226037394.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Throughout late antiquity and into the early modern period, Iberian writers consistently frame Alexander, perhaps more than any other major historical figure, as both the Western self and the Eastern ... More


Oblivion: Iberian Empire in the Maghreb

Vincent Barletta

in Death in Babylon: Alexander the Great and Iberian Empire in the Muslim Orient

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226037363
eISBN:
9780226037394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226037394.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

If narrative accounts of the first and last moments of the Portuguese empire in Morocco can be characterized by their deliberate focus on human mortality and the phenomenological substratum of ... More


Departing without Leaving: Luso-Brazilians under the Viceroyalty

Fabrício Prado

in Edge of Empire: Atlantic Networks and Revolution in Bourbon Río de la Plata

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520285156
eISBN:
9780520960732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285156.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1777, the Spaniards conquered the Portuguese town of Colonia do Sacramento. The end of the Portuguese colonial project in the region did not mean that Portuguese subjects departed from Rio de la ... More


A Portuguese Town in Río de la Plata

Fabrício Prado

in Edge of Empire: Atlantic Networks and Revolution in Bourbon Río de la Plata

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520285156
eISBN:
9780520960732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285156.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 1 analyzes the social and economic significance of the century-long colonial Portuguese presence in the Rio de la Plata region materialized in the Portuguese settlement of Colonia do ... More


Introduction

Jorge Cañizares-esguerra

in Science in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires, 1500-1800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753586
eISBN:
9780804776332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753586.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book focuses on the practices of science in the Spanish and Portuguese regimes. It discusses the role that science played in the Iberian colonial expansion from the end of the fifteenth to the ... More


Defining the Spanish American National Epic and Other Occidentalist Resistances

Nadia R. Altschul

in Geographies of Philological Knowledge: Postcoloniality and the Transatlantic National Epic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226016214
eISBN:
9780226016191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226016191.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

After the critical turn to Occidentalism, it became more problematic to examine cultural resistance of criollo subjects vis-à-vis the European metropolis, although the Spanish American wars of ... More


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