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Published: 04 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388982-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8898-2
Series: Latin America in Translation
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-153
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 01 April 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392101-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9210-1
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 08 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375692-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7569-2
... whether the indigenous litigants would become free vassals of the Spanish Crown. Identification was a subjective art that depended upon the cultural experiences of witnesses and on their motives, as well as the presence of other slaves, including Brazilians, West Africans, and South and East Asians living...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... monarch should grant them similar standing. Drawing on Andean and Iberian references, they proclaimed a model for the proper ties of reciprocity between an imperial state and its loyal vassals, and smoothed over the differences between the former Andean overlord and the new Spanish one. The lords made...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-127
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... Sovereign, The impudent vassal! Then to make both ends meet His poor fellaheen pinches, Fain to eke out his ell By the aid of their inches. But for each pound so squeezed He sends three times the money, And the more bees he plunders The more he wants honey. In his greed for the golden eggs Kills o...
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By Kevin Fellezs
Published: 06 December 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0741-8
...; po liti cal, politics, po liti cal economy; also refers to practice of dividing land by ascendant m to loyal vassals Ka M hele (Land) Division of 1850 Kanaka Maoli lit. true people; Native Hawaiian Kanikapila lit. strike a string; Let s play music informal jam session Kaona hidden meaning Kapu taboo...
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012061-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1206-1
... to the late twelfth century, namely to the creation of two charters, between Godfrey, Lord of Breda, and Henry, Count of Louvain and Duke of Brabant. As Henry granted extra lands and the populations thereon to Godfrey, he explic itly retained certain vassals under his own direct control. Gradually...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... and privileges, arguing that they had enjoyed favor under the Inka and that the Spanish monarch should grant them similar standing. Drawing on Andean and Iberian references, they proclaimed a model for the proper ties of reciprocity between an imperial state and its loyal vassals, and smoothed over...
Published: 24 December 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002628-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0262-8
... vassals . . . [this account was] by one of the seven Portuguese who escaped. 27 Though it is difficult to surmise through existing sources the precise routes that tales of Kafuxi Ambari s dramatic victory over the Portu- guese and their allies traveled through the region and the ways in which his victory...
Published: 24 December 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002628-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0262-8
... of the Conquests, that the lines of communication with the Kingdom of Benguella will open, the roads leading to ports on the Coast will be free and people of this Province will be defeated (with their bag[s of salt] the owners will recover a large amount of slaves) . . . while the vassals may stay at home safe...
Published: 24 December 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002628-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0262-8
.... In this region, this has been a time of the most disobedience, and the most force by the vassal Sovas of Dembos to resist the vio lence of the [Portuguese local troops], and even the blacks under Government rule have less re spect, and pay less attention to our Authorities because they can sense the weakening...
Published: 24 December 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002628-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0262-8
... remarked on the paucity of captives available in Angola and the centrality of the slave trade in the economic life of the residents, proposing the necessity of wars against the King of Congo, Queen Ginga and the Province of Quiçama, all persecutors of my vassal sovas for participating in commerce...
Series: Dissident acts
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012696-163
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1269-6
... Puerto Rico on its mind. Puerto Rico is under attack by tax evaders, money launderers, and earth- razers, vassals of the sovereign- scoundrel imperial economy. And, to remix a line of thinking that en- acts mourning and misfire in C. L. R. James s appendix to his powerful study, The Black Jacobins...
Published: 07 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012351-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1235-1
... one like his mother (1994, 85). Land- based vassal- age, sovereignty, and conceptions of absolute authority familiar to Eu ro pean or Japa nese politics simply do not apply here. The premodern mandalas were occasionally loosely integrated empires, and occasionally in de pen dent constellations...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 15 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002666-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
Series: On Decoloniality
Published: 09 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002574-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0257-4
... the world, hiding their own true indigeneity may have allowed them to consider non-­European Indigenous p­ eople lesser than themselves. Then came the question of enslaved Africans in the New World. Early in the sixteenth c­ entury, Indians ­were considered vassals of the king and serfs of God. Consequently...
Published: 16 August 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385516-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8551-6
... mightiest hero and defender (Rustam). Mihrab also became a loyal vassal of Iran. In time, Rustam had a child, Sohrab, who cried whenever Rustam held him. Fearing he might crush the child in anger, Rustam leaves an identification medallion and departs. Mother and child su er a di cult and eventful life...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-029
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... are buried. Where they were once slaves, valets, and vassals, there they will be mas- ters and lords. And it will be just! Translated by Laurent Dubois ...
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions, American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 11 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390626-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9062-6
... divided up into five German vassal states, is now thought to have been the work of British intelligence.45 In addition, arguments about German sub- version and intervention in Latin America were undoubtedly an effective tool against isolationist opponents. Yet Roosevelt’s consistent discussion...