Rereading the Black Legend
The Discourses of Religious and Racial Difference in the Renaissance Empires
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Rereading the Black Legend by Margaret R. Greer
Book DescriptionThe phrase "the Black Legend" was coined in 1912 by a Spanish journalist in protest of the characterization of Spain by other Europeans as a backward country defined by ignorance, superstition, and religious fanaticism, whose history could never recover from the black mark of its violent conquest of the Americas. Challenging this stereotype, "Rereading the Black Legend" contextualizes Spain's uniquely tarnished reputation by exposing the colonial efforts of other nations whose interests were served by propagating the Black Legend. A distinguished group of contributors here examine early modern imperialisms, including the Ottomans in Eastern Europe, the Portuguese in East India, and the cases of Mughal India and China, to historicize the charge of unique Spanish brutality in encounters with indigenous peoples during the Age of Exploration. The geographic reach and linguistic breadth of this ambitious collection will make it a valuable resource for any discussion of race, national identity, and religious belief in the European Renaissance.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226307220
(228mm x 156mm x 26mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 5-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Margaret R. Greer
Margaret R. Greer is professor of Spanish and chair of the Department of Romance Studies at Duke University. Walter D. Mignolo is the William H. Wannamaker Professor of Romance Studies and director of the Center for Global Studies and the Humanities at Duke University. Maureen Quilligan is the Florence R. Brinkley Professor of English at Duke University.
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