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Classifying Colonial Subjects

Mara Loveman

in National Colors: Racial Classification and the State in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199337354
eISBN:
9780199379491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337354.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 2 describes how Spanish and Portuguese imperial states classified their subjects in colonial Latin America. Ethnoracial classification was central to the extractive aims of the Spanish and ... More


Beyond Finisterre

Allyson M. Poska

in Women and Authority in Early Modern Spain: The Peasants of Galicia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199265312
eISBN:
9780191708763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265312.003.07
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the ways in which Galicia may not have been unique in the early modern Spanish and Latin American context, and the implications of this analysis for our understanding of gender ... More


Science in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires, 1500-1800

Daniela Bleichmar, Paula De Vos, Kristin Huffine, and Kevin Sheehan (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753586
eISBN:
9780804776332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753586.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book provides a survey of the practices of science in the Spanish and Portuguese empires from 1500 to 1800. Authored by an interdisciplinary team of specialists from the United States, Latin ... More


Saints and Citizens: Indigenous Histories of Colonial Missions and Mexican California

Lisbeth Haas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276468
eISBN:
9780520956742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276468.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book argues that despite the physical dislocation and death the missions represented, they became sites of indigenous authority, memory, identity, and historical narration. Becoming Indian in ... More


The Guaraní and Their Missions: A Socioeconomic History

Julia J.S. Sarreal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785976
eISBN:
9780804791229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785976.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Under Jesuit management, the Guaraní missions of the Río de la Plata region of South America were the largest and most prosperous of all the Catholic missions established to convert, acculturate, and ... More


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