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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Black Associational Politics in 20th-Century Brazil

Petrônio Domingues.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 8476 words.

The population of African descent in Brazil has always maintained vibrant associative communities, whether in the form of mutual aid societies, confraternities, and religious brotherhoods...

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Runaway Slave Colonies in the Atlantic World

Tim Lockley.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 8053 words.

Communities of runaway slaves, more commonly known as “Maroon communities,” were created throughout the Americas. Enslaved people ran away from their owners all the time, often just for a...

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Black Brotherhoods and Sisterhoods: Participatory Christianity in New Spain’s Mining Towns

Nicole von Germeten.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; History of Religion; Social and Cultural History. 9235 words.

Free and enslaved Africans played an important role in developing a unique form of participatory Christianity in New Spain’s mining towns, especially Zacatecas, San Luis Potosi, and Parral....

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Political Economy, Race, and National Identity in Central America, 1500–2000

Dario A. Euraque.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Latin American History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 18077 words.

The relationship between historically specific ideas of race and national identity in Central America between the onset of Spanish colonialism in the region, in about 1500, and the end of...

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Transatlantic Family-Making: Jamaica and Great Britain

Daniel Livesay.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Local and Family History; Social and Cultural History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Colonialism and Imperialism. 8441 words.

Forming and encouraging families in Jamaica was a struggle from the very beginning of English colonization there, making Caribbean households transatlantic in nature. The explosion of...

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