Ordinary Lives in the Early Caribbean : Religion, Colonial Competition, and the Politics of Profit.

Block examines the entangled histories of Spain and England in the Caribbean during the seventeenth century, focusing on colonialism's two main goals: the search for profit and the call to Christian dominance. Using the stories of ordinary people, she shows how engaging with the powerful rhetor...

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Main Author: Block, Kristen.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2012.
Series:Early American Places Ser.
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Summary:Block examines the entangled histories of Spain and England in the Caribbean during the seventeenth century, focusing on colonialism's two main goals: the search for profit and the call to Christian dominance. Using the stories of ordinary people, she shows how engaging with the powerful rhetoric and rituals of Christianity was key to survival.
Physical Description:1 online resource (325 pages)
ISBN:9780820343754