Africans in Colonial Mexico : Absolutism, Christianity, and Afro-Creole Consciousness, 1570-1640
By: Bennett, Herman L.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 2003Description: 1 online resource (289 p.).ISBN: 9780253109859.Subject(s): Blacks - Mexico - Mexico City - Social conditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Africans in Colonial Mexico : Absolutism, Christianity, and Afro-Creole Consciousness, 1570-1640DDC classification: 972/.00496 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Africans, Absolutism, and Archives; 1 Soiled Gods and the Formation of a Slave Society; 2 The Grand RemedyŽ: Africans and Christian Conjugality; 3 Policing Christians: Persons of African Descent before the Inquisition and Ecclesiastical Courts; 4 Christian Matrimony and the Boundaries of African Self-Fashioning; 5 Between Property and Person: Jurisdictional Conflicts over Marriage; 6 Creoles and Christian Narrat\ives; Postscript; Glossary; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; About the Author
""This book charts new directions in thinking about the construction of new world identities.... The way in which [Bennett] integrates race, gender, and the tension between canon and secular law into his analysis will inspire re-examination of earlier studies of marriage in Latin America and the Caribbean."" -- Judith A. Byfield Colonial Mexico was home to the largest population of free and slave Africans in the New World. Africans in Colonial Mexico explores how they learned to make their way i
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