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Rereading the Black Legend : the discourses of religious and racial difference in the Renaissance empires

Author: Margaret Rich Greer; Walter Mignolo; Maureen Quilligan
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.
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The phrase "the Black Legend" was coined in 1912 by a Spanish journalist in protest of the characterization of Spain by other Europeans as a backward country. Challenging this stereotype, this book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Durham (NC, 2003)
Kongress
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rereading the Black Legend.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608476566
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Rich Greer; Walter Mignolo; Maureen Quilligan
ISBN: 9780226307213 0226307212 9780226307220 0226307220
OCLC Number: 154689770
Description: vii, 478 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: An imperial caste: inverted racialization in the architecture of Ottoman sovereignty / Leslie Peirce --
Hierarchies of age and gender in the Mughal construction of domesticity and empire / Ruby Lal --
Race and the Middle Ages: the case of Spain and its Jews / David Nirenberg --
The Spanish race / Barbara Fuchs --
The Black Legend and global conspiracies: Spain, the Inquisition, and the emerging modern world / Irene Silverblatt --
Of books, popes, and huacas; or, the dilemmas of being Christian / Gonzalo Lamana --
The view of the empire from the Altepetl: Nahua historical and global imagination / SilverMoon, Michael Ennis --
"Race" and "class" in the Spanish colonies of America: a dynamic social perception / Yolanda Fabiola Orquera --
Unfixing race / Kathryn Burns --
Discipline and love: Linschoten and the Estado da India / Carmen Nocentelli --
Rereading Theodore de Bry's Black Legend / Patricia Gravatt --
West of Eden: American gold, Spanish greed, and the discourses of English imperialism / Edmund Valentine Campos --
Blackening "the Turk" in Roger Ascham's A report of Germany (1553) / Linda Bradley Salamon --
Nations into persons / Jeffrey Knapp --
Afterword: What does the Black Legend have to do with race? / Walter D. Mignolo.
Responsibility: edited by Margaret R. Greer, Walter D. Mignolo, and Maureen Quilligan.
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