Colonial Saints - 
      Allan Greer
    
      Jodi Bilinkoff

Colonial Saints

Discovering the Holy in the Americas, 1500–1800

Allan Greer (Redaktør) ; Jodi Bilinkoff (Redaktør)

This bold collection clearly shows the interplay between slavery and spirituality, conversion and control, and the links between the sacred and the political. Les mer
Vår pris
574,-

(Paperback) Fri frakt!
Leveringstid: Sendes innen 21 dager

Paperback
Legg i
Paperback
Legg i
Vår pris: 574,-

(Paperback) Fri frakt!
Leveringstid: Sendes innen 21 dager

This bold collection clearly shows the interplay between slavery and spirituality, conversion and control, and the links between the sacred and the political.
FAKTA
Utgitt:
Forlag: Routledge
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 288
ISBN: 9780415934961
Format: 23 x 15 cm
KATEGORIER:

Bla i alle kategorier

VURDERING
Gi vurdering
Les vurderinger

«

"This important and fascinating collection ranges from New France through Massachusetts, Mexico, the Caribbean into Peru and beyond. The methodological and topical ranges--voodou, child-bearing, race, art, devotion, to name a few--are truly impressive. The book fulfills its promise of transporting the reader beyond the saints into "the mysteries of colonial culture." -- John W. O'Malley, Professor of Church History, Weston Jesuit School of Theology
"These pathbreaking essays move us beyond the metaphor of "spiritual conquest" to a more complex understanding of colonial American religious cultures in the making. Colonial Saints gives close, convincing readings of its agents, gender politics, visual economies, and much more." -- Kathryn Burns, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"Greer and Bilinkoff have organized a project both novel in its goal and ambitious in its scope, providing a tantalizing and kaleidoscopic picture of sanctity and its cult in the colonial Americas. Colo»

Allan Greer is Professor of History at the University of Toronto. His areas of expertise include Canadian social history, colonization of the Americas, and cultural encounters between Native Americans and Europeans.

Jodi Bilinkoff is Associate Professor of History at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. She was a Fellow at the National Humanities Center. She has published widely on the social history of women and religion.