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Desirable Moors and Moriscos in 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/9781784991203.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In “Chapter Six,” Lee proposes that the maurophilic trend in literature, which romanticized the Moor before he became a Morisco, may be interpreted as evidence that Old Christians were more at ease ... More


The Spanish Race

Barbara Fuchs

in Rereading the Black Legend: The Discourses of Religious and Racial Difference in the Renaissance Empires

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226307213
eISBN:
9780226307244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307244.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter considers the construction of Spanish identity, both within and outside Spain, in relation to “maurophilia” or the cultural fascination with the Moors in early modern Europe. It explains ... More


Muslim Monsters in the Americas

Sophia Rose Arjana

in Muslims in the Western Imagination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199324927
eISBN:
9780190207298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324927.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on Muslim monsters in the Americas, beginning with the early monsters cited in colonial records at the time of European contact. These monsters were at times identified as Moors, ... More


Introduction

Antonio Urquízar-Herrera

in Admiration and Awe: Morisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations in Early Modern Spanish Historiography

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198797456
eISBN:
9780191838811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797456.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Historiography

This introductory chapter opens with the case study of the amendments that the historian Ambrosio de Morales introduced in the manuscript version of his core book Las Antigüedades de las ciudades de ... More


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