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Imperial Subjects : Race and Identity in Colonial Latin America

By: Fisher, Andrew.
Contributor(s): O'Hara, Matthew D | Mignolo, Walter D | Silverblatt, Irene | Saldívar-Hull, Sonia.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Latin America Otherwise: Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (320 p.).ISBN: 9780822392101.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Imperial Subjects : Race and Identity in Colonial Latin AmericaDDC classification: 305.80098 LOC classification: F1408.3 | F574 2009Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Racial Identities and Their Interpreters in Colonial Latin America; 1. Aristocracy on the Auction Block: Race, Lords, and the Perpetuity Controversy of Sixteenth-Century Peru; 2. A Market of Identities: Women, Trade, and Ethnic Labels in Colonial Potosí; 3. Legally Indian: Inquisitorial Readings of Indigenous Identity in New Spain; 4. The Many Faces of Colonialism in Two Iberoamerican Borderlands: Northern New Spain and the Eastern Lowlands of Charcas
5. Humble Slaves and Loyal Vassals: Free Africans and Their Descendants in Eighteenth-Century Minas Gerais, Brazil6. Purchasing Whiteness: Conversations on the Essence of Pardo-ness and Mulatto-ness at the End of Empire; 7. Patricians and Plebeians in Late Colonial Charcas: Identity, Representation, and Colonialism; 8. Conjuring Identities: Race, Nativeness, Local Citizenship, and Royal Slavery on an Imperial Frontier (Revisiting El Cobre, Cuba); 9. Indigenous Citizenship: Liberalism, Political Participation, and EthnicIdentity in Post-Independence Oaxaca and Yucatán; Conclusion; Bibliography
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Summary: Historical investigations into how Iberian settlers, African slaves, Native Americans, and their multiethnic progeny understood their identities in colonial Latin America.
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Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Racial Identities and Their Interpreters in Colonial Latin America; 1. Aristocracy on the Auction Block: Race, Lords, and the Perpetuity Controversy of Sixteenth-Century Peru; 2. A Market of Identities: Women, Trade, and Ethnic Labels in Colonial Potosí; 3. Legally Indian: Inquisitorial Readings of Indigenous Identity in New Spain; 4. The Many Faces of Colonialism in Two Iberoamerican Borderlands: Northern New Spain and the Eastern Lowlands of Charcas

5. Humble Slaves and Loyal Vassals: Free Africans and Their Descendants in Eighteenth-Century Minas Gerais, Brazil6. Purchasing Whiteness: Conversations on the Essence of Pardo-ness and Mulatto-ness at the End of Empire; 7. Patricians and Plebeians in Late Colonial Charcas: Identity, Representation, and Colonialism; 8. Conjuring Identities: Race, Nativeness, Local Citizenship, and Royal Slavery on an Imperial Frontier (Revisiting El Cobre, Cuba); 9. Indigenous Citizenship: Liberalism, Political Participation, and EthnicIdentity in Post-Independence Oaxaca and Yucatán; Conclusion; Bibliography

ContributorsIndex

Historical investigations into how Iberian settlers, African slaves, Native Americans, and their multiethnic progeny understood their identities in colonial Latin America.

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<p>Andrew B. Fisher is an Assistant Professor of History at Carleton College.</p> <p>Matthew D. O'Hara is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Cruz.</p>

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