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Ordinary lives in the early Caribbean : religion, colonial competition, and the politics of profit / Kristen Block.

Author/creator Block, Kristen
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoAthens : University of Georgia Press,
Descriptionxiii, 309 p. : ill., maps ; cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Supplemental Content Full text available from UPCC Books History 2012 Subject Collection
Series Early American places
Early American places. ^A1092967
Contents Isabel. -- "If her soul was condemned, it would be the authorities' fault" -- Contesting the boundaries of antichristian cruelty in Cartagena de Indias -- Imperial intercession and master-slave relations in Spanish Caribbean hinterlands -- Law, religion, social contract, and slavery's daily negotiations -- Nicolas. -- "To live and die as a Catholic Christian" -- Northern European Protestants in the Spanish Caribbean -- Empire, bureaucracy, and escaping the Spanish inquisition -- Conversion, coercion, and tolerance in Old and New Worlds -- Henry. -- "Such as will truck for trade with darksome things" -- Cromwellian political economy and the pursuit of New World promise -- Plunder, masculinity and the politics of economic exclusion -- Anxieties of interracial alliances, black resistance, and the specter of slavery -- Yaff & Nell. -- "He hath made all nations of one blood" -- Quakers, slavery, and the challenges of radical universalism -- Evangelization and insubordination : authority and stability in Quaker plantations -- The Protestant ethic and the Society of Friends : ambiguous Caribbean legacy -- Conclusion : cynicism and redemption. -- Religion, empire and the Atlantic moral economy at the turn of the 18th century.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
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Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2012001900
ISBN9780820338675 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN0820338672 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN9780820338682 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN0820338680 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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