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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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The Bohemian Reformations

Howard Louthan.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Protestant Reformations

December 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Article. Subjects: European History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 10620 words.

The article examines religious changes in Bohemia and Moravia from the age of Emperor Charles IV (1346–1378) through the first half of the seventeenth century. It begins by considering the...

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The Book in the Iberian Atlantic, 1492–1824

Eugenia Roldán Vera.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion; Social and Cultural History; Intellectual History. 8628 words.

The Atlantic world has not only been a geographic space for the exchange of people and products. Since the 16th century, it has also been a cultural space for the production, exchange,...

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Book of Homilies

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

Published soon after the accession of Edward VI, though written five years before, the Book of Homilies contained twelve sermons composed by some of the leading reformers of the English ...

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Bourbon Reforms in Central America, 1700–1808

Jorge González Alzate.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 13043 words.

The Kingdom of Guatemala, a neglected backwater of the Spanish Empire under the Habsburgs, figured prominently in the long-term strategic planning of the Bourbon state. Royal preoccupation...

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The Brazilian Economy During the Colonial Period

José Jobson Arruda.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 17313 words.

The development of the Brazilian economy during the colonial period resulted from foreign inducements exercised by Portuguese colonialists under the auspices of the Portuguese Crown. Over...

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Britain’s American Problem: The International Perspective

P. J. Marshall.

in The Oxford Handbook of the American Revolution

December 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; United States History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 7535 words.

Britain valued its American colonies primarily because of their contribution to the nation's security, power, and influence in Europe. A recurring British fear was that France, Britain's...

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3 Britannia sancta: Catholicism, Counter‐Reformation, and the Landscape

Alexandra Walsham.

in The Reformation of the Landscape

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); British History; Social and Cultural History. 34420 words.

This chapter considers how the landscape was implicated in Roman Catholicism’s struggle to resist the attempts of the Tudor and Stuart state to eradicate it. It describes how the...

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