Africans in Colonial Mexico: Absolutism, Christianity, and Afro-Creole Consciousness, 1570-1640
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Beschreibung"This book charts new directions in thinking about the constructionof new world identities.... Bennett does a masterful job." -- Judith A.Byfield, Dartmouth
In this study of the largest population of freeand slave Africans in the New World, Herman L. Bennett has uncovered much newinformation about the lives of slave and free blacks, the ways that their lives wereregulated by the government and the Church, the impact upon them of the Inquisition, their legal status in marriage, and their rights and obligations as Christiansubjects.
PortraitHerman L. Bennett is Associate Professor of History at The Graduate Center, CUNY.
Pressestimmen"This book charts new directions in thinking about the construction of new world identities... Bennett does a masterful job." --Judith A. Byfield, Dartmouth
Untertitel: Pbk. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: INDIANA UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2005
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten