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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505 0 |a Cover -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- PART I: Isabel: "If Her Soul Was Condemned, It Would Be the Authorities' Fault" -- 1 Contesting the Boundaries of Anti-Christian Cruelty in Cartagena de Indias -- 2 Imperial Intercession and Master-Slave Relations in Spanish Caribbean Hinterlands -- 3 Law, Religion, Social Contract, and Slavery's Daily Negotiations -- PART II: Nicolas: "To Live and Die as a Catholic Christian" -- 4 Northern European Protestants in the Spanish Caribbean -- 5 Empire, Bureaucracy, and Escaping the Spanish Inquisition -- 6 Conversion, Coercion, and Tolerance in Old and New Worlds -- PART III: Henry: "Such as will truck for Trade with darksome things" -- 7 Cromwellian Political Economy and the Pursuit of New World Promise -- 8 The Politics of Economic Exclusion: Plunder, Masculinity, and "Piety" -- 9 Anxieties of Interracial Alliances, Black Resistance, and the Specter of Slavery -- PART IV: Nell, Yaff, and Lewis: "He hath made all Nations of one Blood" -- 10 Quakers, Slavery, and the Challenges of Universalism -- 11 Evangelization and Insubordination: Authority and Stability in Quaker Plantations -- 12 Inclusion, the Protestant Ethic, and the Silences of Atlantic Capitalism -- CONCLUSION: Cynicism and Redemption -- 13 Religion, Empire, and the Atlantic Economy at the Turn of the Eighteenth Century -- Notes -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W -- Y -- Z. 
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650 0 |a Religion and social problems -- Caribbean Area -- History.. 
650 0 |a Slavery and the church -- Caribbean Area -- History.. 
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650 0 |a Caribbean Area -- Economic conditions.. 
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650 0 |a Caribbean Area -- History -- 18th century.. 
650 0 |a Caribbean Area -- Race relations -- History. 
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