Africans in Colonial Mexico: Absolutism, Christianity, and Afro-Creole Consciousness, 1570-1640 (Blacks in the Diaspora)
By: Herman L. Bennett (author)Paperback
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This book charts new directions in thinking about the construction of new world identities.... Bennett does a masterful job." -Judith A. Byfield, DartmouthIn this study of the largest population of free and slave Africans in the New World, Herman L. Bennett has uncovered much new information about the lives of slave and free blacks, the ways that their lives were regulated by the government and the Church, the impact upon them of the Inquisition, their legal status in marriage, and their rights and obligations as Christian subjects.
Herman L. Bennett is Associate Professor of History at The Graduate Center, CUNY.
AcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Africans, Absolutism, and Archives1. Soiled Gods and the Formation of a Slave Society2. "The Grand Remedy": Africans and Christian Conjugality3. Policing Christians: Persons of African Descent before the Inquisition and Ecclesiastical Courts4. Christian Matrimony and the Boundaries of African Self-Fashioning5. Between Property and Person: Jurisdictional Conflicts over Marriage6. Creoles and Christian NarrativesPostscriptGlossaryNotesSelected BibliographyIndex
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