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Asian Connections and Chinese Comparisons

R. Bin Wong.

in The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern European History, 1350-1750

July 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Article. Subjects: History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); European History; Asian History. 9407 words.

Many of early modern Europe’s connections to Asia were commercial in nature, in contrast to the colonial relations forged by Europeans in the Americas. This chapter considers the ways in...

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Atrocity, Race, and Region in the Early Haitian Revolution: The Fond d’Icaque Rising

David Geggus.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Revolutions and Rebellions. 9526 words.

Set within a larger analysis of class relations in the Haitian Revolution, this is a microhistory that intersects with several important themes in the revolution: rumor, atrocity, the...

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Authority and Popular Resistance

Samuel K. Cohn,.

in The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern European History, 1350-1750

July 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Article. Subjects: History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); European History. 11340 words.

Divisions between Marxist and non-Marxist historians have fuelled debate of late medieval and early modern popular protest over the past fifty years. Yet, an underlying consensus has arisen...

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Aztec Apocalypse, 1519–1521

Ross Hassig.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 18382 words.

The Conquest of Mexico is typically explained in terms of European military superiority, and although this offered an advantage to the forces arrayed against the Aztecs, it was merely part...

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Basques in the Atlantic World, 1450–1824

Xabier Lamikiz.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Colonialism and Imperialism. 10758 words.

Basques formed a minority ethnic group whose diaspora had a significant impact on the history of colonial Latin America. Basques from the four Spanish or peninsular Basque territories—the...

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battle of the Spurs

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — British History.

1513.

In 1513 Henry VIII began his second campaign against France, in alliance with the emperor, and laid siege to the town of Thérouanne. On 16 August a French cavalry force,...

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battle of Zutphen

Overview page. Subjects: British History — Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

1586.

During the Netherlands War of Independence, Elizabeth I sent troops under the earl of Leicester to aid the rebels. In 1586 they laid siege to Zutphen, defended by a Spanish...

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Being and Becoming

Bianca Premo.

in The Enlightenment on Trial

April 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of the Americas. 15691 words.

Historians have long noted that a defining feature of Spanish imperial slave law was the right slaves possessed to sue their masters. This chapter historicizes that right in the civil...

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Belief and its Limits

Mack P. Holt.

in The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern European History, 1350-1750

July 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Article. Subjects: History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); European History. 13726 words.

‘Belief and its Limits’ outlines five major themes: (1) the transformation started by the Protestant and Catholic reformations of the sixteenth century that refashioned the way most people...

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Biography of a Colonial Document

Sylvia Sellers-García.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Colonialism and Imperialism. 7881 words.

What can we learn about the documents we work with if we incorporate a study of document creation, travel, and storage into the consideration of document content? Some well-known documents,...

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