Defining nations : immigrants and citizens in early modern Spain and Spanish America (eBook, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Defining nations : immigrants and citizens in early modern Spain and Spanish America

Author: Tamar Herzog
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exploration of the emergence of a specifically Spanish concept of community in both Spain and Spanish America in the 18th century. Challenging the assumption that communities were the natural result of common factors such as language or religion, or that they were artificially imagined, Tamar Herzog re-examines early modern categories of belonging. She argues that the distinction between those who were Spaniards  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Herzog, Tamar.
Defining nations.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2002011548
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tamar Herzog
ISBN: 9780300129830 0300129831 1281722278 9781281722270 9786611722272 6611722270
OCLC Number: 182530695
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 325 pages)
Contents: Vecindad : Citizenship in Local Communities --
Vecindad : From Castile to Spanish America --
Naturaleza : The Community of the Kingdom --
Naturaleza : From Castile to Spanish America --
The Other : Conversos, Gypsies, Foreign Catholics, and Foreign Vassals --
The Crisis of an Empire --
Was Spain Exceptional? --
Conclusions and Afterthoughts.
Responsibility: Tamar Herzog.
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An exploration of the emergence of a specifically Spanish concept of community in Spain and Spanish America in the 18th century. The author challenges the assumption that communities were the natural  Read more...

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"Herzog's close analysis of citizenship and native status in eighteenth-century Castile and in Spain's colonies in the Americas is unparalleled." Mark Burkholder, University of Missouri, St. Louis

 
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