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Title Rereading the Black Legend : the discourses of religious and racial difference in the Renaissance empires / edited by Margaret R. Greer, Walter D. Mignolo, and Maureen Quilligan.
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.

Subject Black Legend (Spanish history)
National characteristics, Spanish.
Imperialism -- History -- 16th century.
Spain -- Civilization -- 1516-1700.
Spain -- Foreign public opinion.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Alt Name Greer, Margaret Rich.
Mignolo, Walter.
Quilligan, Maureen, 1944-
Description 1 online resource (vii, 478 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-446) and index.
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.
Summary 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 defined by ignorance, superstition, and religious fanaticism, whose history could never recover from the black mark of its violent conquest of the Americas. Challenging this stereotype, Rereading the Black Legend contextualizes Spain?s uniquely tarnished reputation by exposing the colonial efforts of other nations whose interests were served by propagating the?Black Legend.?. A distinguished group of contributors here examine early moder.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780226307244 (electronic bk.)
0226307247 (electronic bk.)
9780226307213 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0226307212 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780226307220 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0226307220 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 309904266
Additional Format Print version: Rereading the Black Legend. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007 9780226307213 0226307212 (DLC) 2007030140 (OCoLC)154689770