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The New Christian Divide in the Portuguese-Speaking World (Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries)

JOSÉ PEDRO PAIVA

in Racism and Ethnic Relations in the Portuguese-Speaking World

Published by British Academy

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780197265246
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191754197 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5871/bacad/9780197265246.003.0014

Series: Proceedings of the British Academy

The New Christian Divide in the Portuguese-Speaking World (Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries)

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This chapter intends to offer a general, synthetic and long-term survey of the impact of New Christian segregation throughout the Portuguese empire, between the late fifteenth and the eighteenth centuries.

Keywords: New Christians; Inquisition; Portuguese seaborne empire; blood purity; racism

Chapter.  5993 words. 

Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism

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