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Treatise on Slavery

treatise on slavery s andoval alonso de von germeten nicole

With Nicole von Germeten's new abridged translation, the first ever in English, this rich document is now available and intellectually more accessible to a wider Anglophone readership. In helpful introductions to each book and chapter, as well as in periodic footnotes, von Germeten provides context and definitions essential to the general reader. These plebeian patrolmen functioned as street level enforcers of late colonial racial policies, while at the same time facing frequent violent resistance from the populace. The translation itself is highly readable, free from the labored feel of translations marred by hyperliteralism. He provides insight to the Atlantic world European ideas on race and slavery. With Nicole von Germeten's new abridged translation, the first ever in English, this rich document is now available and intellectually more accessible to a wider Anglophone readership. In helpful introductions to each book and chapter, as well as in periodic footnotes, von Germeten provides context and definitions essential to the general reader.

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Treatise on Slavery

treatise on slavery s andoval alonso de von germeten nicole

With Nicole von Germeten's new abridged translation, the first ever in English, this rich document is now available and intellectually more accessible to a wider Anglophone readership. In De instauranda Aethiopum salute 1627 --the earliest known book-length study of African slavery in the colonial Americas--Jesuit priest Alonso de Sandoval described dozens of African ethnicities, their languages, and their beliefs, and provided an exposé of the abuse of slaves in the Americas. Although the editorial introductory comments and guiding questions are useful tools for the evaluation of the source, a stronger format is left to be desired. For example, the stereotypes of slaves possessing abnormally large feet, great strength and desire are rooted in the idea that Africans and their descendents were fit for work and possessed little intelligence. Bookseller: , Merseyside, United Kingdom Paperback. His commentary on the harsh treatment of slaves by some of the masters is another exceptional belief one must heed.

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acpltd.co.uk: Treatise on Slavery: Selections from De Instauranda Aethiopum Salute (Hackett Classics) (9780872209299): Alonso de Sandoval, Nicole von Germeten: Books

treatise on slavery s andoval alonso de von germeten nicole

Strongly recommended for Colonial Latin American surveys as well as for Atlantic History and African Diapora courses. While these observations are generally held by most Europeans, Sandoval makes statements that set him apart from the common beliefs of the black race. A Review of: The Treatise on Slavery, By Sandoval, Alanso Edited by Nicole Von Germeten. Responsibility: Alonso de Sandoval ; edited and translated, with an introduction, by Nicole Von Germeten. Sometimes the summaries with guiding questions at the beginning of each chapter felt overly didactic, and I wish that the editor had left it clearer when material had been omitted from sections. Reading the source initially without pointed direction and conclusions upfront from the editor would better serve the academic community.

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Nicole von Germeten

treatise on slavery s andoval alonso de von germeten nicole

A general Introduction and headnotes to each selection provide cultural, historical, and religious context; copious footnotes identify terms and references that may be unfamiliar to modern readers. Their key duties were maintaining the new street lighting, and arresting men and women for public drunkenness. The work presents a translated version of a primary source discussing ideas of sixteenth and seventeenth century race relations and slavery. Mexico City authorities attempted to create one of the first professional police forces in North America, with origins going back to the late medieval Spanish highway patrol the santa hermandad. Treatise on Slavery is a valuable source translated and edited by Nicole Von Germeten that provides selections from De instauranda Aethiopum salute written by Alonso De Sandoval. The E-mail message field is required. Review Not only are the translations very well done; Von Germeten's notes and annotations are excellent, demonstrating a real sensibility for the African backgrounds of those to whom Sandoval ministered.

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acpltd.co.uk: Treatise on Slavery: Selections from De Instauranda Aethiopum Salute (Hackett Classics) (9780872209299): Alonso de Sandoval, Nicole von Germeten: Books

treatise on slavery s andoval alonso de von germeten nicole

It provides a unique view from a Jesuit missionary and ethnographer in South America, yet his writing needs to be examined with an understanding of his biases and the context of his ideas in comparison to the existing beliefs of the time. While I am glad that this adaptation it's more like that than a straightforward translation is available, especially since the modern Spanish editions are expensive and harder to come by outside of libraries, it was frustrating. Moreover, her elegant introduction, and her painstaking research as seen in her extensive notes and section briefings, make her work a must read. Moreover, her elegant introduction, and her painstaking research as seen in her extensive notes and section briefings, make her work a must read. A map and an index are also provided. The translation itself is highly readable, free from the labored feel of translations marred by hyperliteralism. This book includes a general introduction and headnotes to each selection which provide cultural, historical, and religious context.

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Nicole von Germeten

treatise on slavery s andoval alonso de von germeten nicole

In De instauranda Aethiopum salute 1627 --the earliest known book-length study of African slavery in the colonial Americas--Jesuit priest Alonso de Sandoval described dozens of African ethnicities, their languages, and their beliefs, and provided an exposé of the abuse of slaves in the Americas. While they provide excellent context, the comments should have been located at the end of the primary source selection to allow for individual analysis. In De instauranda Aethiopum salute 1627 --the earliest known book-length study of African slavery in the colonial Americas--Jesuit priest Alonso de Sandoval described dozens of African ethnicities, their languages, and their beliefs, and provided an exposé of the abuse of slaves in the Americas. A map and an index are also provided. The value of this work exists in the explanation and enlightenment of readers to the beliefs and perceptions of race of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and serves to reveal exceptions to common beliefs of treatment and spirituality. My ongoing work examines sexuality, religion, legal history, and gender in Spain and the Iberian empires. Listen to my Background Prof.

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Treatise on Slavery

treatise on slavery s andoval alonso de von germeten nicole

This collection of previously untranslated selections from Sandoval's book is an invaluable resource for understanding the history of the African diaspora, slavery in colonial Latin America, and the role of Christianity in the formation of the Spanish Empire; it also provides insights into early modern European concepts of race. For example, he vividly details color of skin in his discussion of certain Europeans and slaves. This collection of previously untranslated selections from Sandoval's book is an invaluable resource for understanding the history of the African diaspora, slavery in colonial Latin America, and the role of Christianity in the formation of the Spanish Empire; it also provides insights into early modern European concepts of race. Not only are the translations very well done; Von Germeten's notes and annotations are excellent, demonstrating a real sensibility for the African backgrounds of those to whom Sandoval ministered. In De instauranda Aethiopum salute 1627 --the earliest known book-length study of African slavery in the colonial Americas--Jesuit priest Alonso de Sandoval described dozens of African ethnicities, their languages, and their beliefs, and provided an expose of the abuse of slaves in the Americas. Description: xxxi, 206 pages : map ; 22 cm Other Titles: De instauranda Aethiopum salute. Sandoval's work is indeed a valuable text for understanding the intersections between Christianity and slavery, as well as his attempt to understand and classify the various African groups and his practical suggestions for ministering to them.

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Treatise on Slavery: Selections from De Instauranda Aethiopum Salute by Alonso De Sandoval

treatise on slavery s andoval alonso de von germeten nicole

Germeten was affiliated with the Stanford University Center for Latin American Studies in 2008 and 2009. The translation itself is highly readable, free from the labored feel of translations marred by hyperliteralism. Sometimes the summaries w Sandoval's work is indeed a valuable text for understanding the intersections between Christianity and slavery, as well as his attempt to understand and classify the various African groups and his practical suggestions for ministering to them. University Press of Florida; 1st edition May 30, 2006. This book tells the story of the foot patrolmen who walked their beats on the streets of eighteenth-century Mexico City. The translation itself is highly readable, free from the labored feel of translations marred by hyperliteralism. A general Introduction and headnotes to each selection provide cultural, historical, and religious context; copious footnotes identify terms and references that may be unfamiliar to modern readers.

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