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Ordinary lives in the early Caribbean : religion, colonial competition, and the politics of profit

Author: Kristen Block
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2012.
Series: Early American places.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Examines the entangled histories of Spain and England in the Caribbean during the seventeenth century, focusing on the search for profit and the call to Christian dominance. Using the stories of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Block, Kristen.
Ordinary lives in the early Caribbean.
University of Georgia Press 2012
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kristen Block
ISBN: 9780820338675 0820338672 9780820338682 0820338680
OCLC Number: 768168211
Description: xiii, 309 pages : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Isabel. --
"If her soul was condemned, it would be the authorities' fault" --
Contesting the boundaries of antichristian cruelty in Cartagena de Indias --
Imperial intercession and master-slave relations in Spanish Caribbean hinterlands --
Law, religion, social contract, and slavery's daily negotiations --
Nicolas. --
"To live and die as a Catholic Christian" --
Northern European Protestants in the Spanish Caribbean --
Empire, bureaucracy, and escaping the Spanish inquisition --
Conversion, coercion, and tolerance in Old and New Worlds --
Henry. --
"Such as will truck for trade with darksome things" --
Cromwellian political economy and the pursuit of New World promise --
Plunder, masculinity and the politics of economic exclusion --
Anxieties of interracial alliances, black resistance, and the specter of slavery --
Yaff & Nell. --
"He hath made all nations of one blood" --
Quakers, slavery, and the challenges of radical universalism --
Evangelization and insubordination : authority and stability in Quaker plantations --
The Protestant ethic and the Society of Friends : ambiguous Caribbean legacy --
Conclusion : cynicism and redemption. --
Religion, empire and the Atlantic moral economy at the turn of the 18th century.
Series Title: Early American places.
Responsibility: Kristen Block.


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