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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


Centre and Periphery in the Spanish Monarchy

CHRISTOPHER STORRS

in The Resilience of the Spanish Monarchy 1665-1700

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246373
eISBN:
9780191715242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246373.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the relationship between Castile and the non-Castilian territories (Aragon, Valencia, Catalonia), and that between the Spanish and non-Spanish territories of the Monarchy, with ... More


Restoration

Owen Chadwick

in The Popes and European Revolution

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269199
eISBN:
9780191600487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269196.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Traces the decline of political power in the Catholic Church in Europe from the period after the overthrow of Napoleon Bonaparte in 1814, and the return of the Pope to Rome. In the new Europe so ... More


‘An Empire in Men’s Hearts:’ The Liberal Conquest of Spanish America

Rebecca Cole Heinowitz

in Spanish America and British Romanticism, 1777-1826: Rewriting Conquest

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638680
eISBN:
9780748651702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638680.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This introductory chapter discusses the interest eighteenth-century readers had on Spanish America, starting with Britain's relations with the emerging ‘informal empire’ in Spanish America. It then ... More


Spanish America and British Romanticism, 1777-1826: Rewriting Conquest

Rebecca Cole Heinowitz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638680
eISBN:
9780748651702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638680.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Robert Southey did not exaggerate when he described the England of his day as ‘South American mad’. As Spain's hold on its colonies progressively weakened during the late eighteenth and early ... 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


. To El Dorado via Slave Trade: Opening Commerce with Foreign Colonies, CA. 1660–1713

Gregory E. O’Malley

in Final Passages: The Intercolonial Slave Trade of British America, 1619–1807

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469615349
eISBN:
9781469615554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469615349.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how the slave trade was exploited to open Spanish America to English commerce during the period 1660–1713. It begins by focusing on the decision made by Charles Lyttelton, ... More


Introduction

Kathleen Ann Myers

in Neither Saints Nor Sinners: Writing the Lives of Women in Spanish America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157239
eISBN:
9780199849680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157239.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This volume examines six representative 17th-century women whose lives and life narratives serve as case studies that illustrate how a single church role for women to be saintlike in fact generated ... More


Creole Patriotism and the Discourse of Revolutionary Loyalism, 1792–9

Rebecca Cole Heinowitz

in Spanish America and British Romanticism, 1777-1826: Rewriting Conquest

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638680
eISBN:
9780748651702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638680.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter studies two theatrical works on the conquest of Spanish America, namely John Thelwall's The Incas and Samuel Morton's Columbus. These plays adapt Marmontel's Les Incas in order to suit ... More


. A for Asiento: The slave trade from british to foreign colonies, CA. 1713–1739

Gregory E. O’Malley

in Final Passages: The Intercolonial Slave Trade of British America, 1619–1807

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469615349
eISBN:
9781469615554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469615349.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the practice of branding African captives with the letter “A,” which presumably stood for Asiento, during the period of Britain’s slave trade to foreign colonies between 1713 ... More


Precursors and Premonitions

John Lynch

in Caudillos in Spanish America 1800–1850

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198211358
eISBN:
9780191678189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198211358.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Caudillos and dictators have tended to occupy centre stage of Spanish American history, frequent actors in government, recurring heroes of society. The term ‘caudillo’ hardly entered the political ... More


Naturaleza: From Castile to Spanish America

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/9780300092530.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses how the Spanish king began regulating the relationship between the Old World and the New World. In a series of laws dating from the early sixteenth century, the crown ... More


Caudillo State, Nation-State

John Lynch

in Caudillos in Spanish America 1800–1850

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198211358
eISBN:
9780191678189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198211358.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Nationalism came slowly to the Hispanic world; the colonial state was not succeeded immediately by nation-states. There was an interregnum during which liberating armies or caudillo bands first ... More


The Dutch and the Crisis of the World Economy, 1621–1647

Jonathan I. Israel

in Dutch Primacy in World Trade, 1585–1740

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198211396
eISBN:
9780191678196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198211396.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

For the Dutch economy, the period 1621–1647, Phase Three in the evolution of Dutch world trade primacy, was one of relative stagnation and profound restructuring. But, if we are to grasp the nature ... More


Independence: Nursery of Caudillos

John Lynch

in Caudillos in Spanish America 1800–1850

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198211358
eISBN:
9780191678189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198211358.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The caudillo was a child of war and a product of independence. When, in 1808, the French invasion of Spain severed the metropolis from its colonies and created a crisis of authority among its ... More


Borderlines in Borderlands: James Madison and the Spanish-American Frontier, 1776-1821

J. C. A. Stagg

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139051
eISBN:
9780300153286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139051.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In examining how the United States gained control over the northern borderlands of Spanish America, this work reassesses the diplomacy of President James Madison. Historians have assumed that ... More


Caudillos in Spanish America 1800–1850

John Lynch

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198211358
eISBN:
9780191678189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198211358.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The caudillo of Spanish America was both regional chieftain and, in the turbulent years of the early nineteenth century, national leader. His power base rested on ownership of land and control of ... More


Transforming Bondsmen into Vassals: Arming Slaves in Colonial Spanish America

Jane Landers

in Arming Slaves: From Classical Times to the Modern Age

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109009
eISBN:
9780300134858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109009.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

Of all the nations in Europe, it was Spain which was most dependent on the military employment of slaves throughout its history. Armed military service in defense of the Spanish Crown provided a way ... More


‘Free Trade’ and the Peninsular Economy

in The Economic Aspects of Spanish Imperialism in America, 1492–1810

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235521
eISBN:
9781846313011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313011.009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Spain's humiliating defeat at the hands of Britain in the Seven Years' War prompted Charles III to implement reforms, in part to ensure a free and protected commerce between Europe and Spanish ... More


Science, Medicine, and Technology in Colonial Spanish America: New Interpretations, New Approaches

David Goodman

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/9780804753586.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses a surge of publication on science, medicine, and technology that occurred in colonial Spanish America. It argues that empirical studies of these publications resulted in new ... More


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