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Hispanic American Historical Review (1978) 58 (1): 157–158.
Published: 01 February 1978
...: Baptism by Fire and Spirit . By Flora Cornelia Butler . Cranbury, New Jersey , 1976 . Associated University Presses . Diagrams. Tables. Appendix. Bibliography. Index . Pp. 288 . Cloth. $13.50 . ...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2021) 101 (2): 321–322.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Lisette Varón-Carvajal Baptism through Incision: The Postmortem Cesarean Operation in the Spanish Empire . By Martha Few , Zeb Tortorici , and Adam Warren . Latin American Originals . University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press , 2020 . Map. Figures. Notes...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1993) 73 (3): 453–480.
Published: 01 August 1993
... previously. 1 Like so much information from the conquest period, descriptions of the initial evangelization, even from the Spanish point of view, are sketchy. Other than reports from early missionaries—such as Fray Toribio de Benavente Motolinia, who described the Franciscans’ mass baptism of natives...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (4): 623–654.
Published: 01 November 2020
...David M. Stark Abstract This study examines godparent selection patterns by the parents of 632 slaves baptized in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, from 1735 to 1772. The article broadens our understanding of baptismal sponsorship by using family reconstitution to re-create demographic patterns of behavior...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2023) 103 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 February 2023
... of Francisco de Toledo, ordinances and law relied on chronological age to standardize the time frame for tribute obligations among male Andeans as between 18 and 50 years old, and this standardization shaped Andeans' life experiences. By the late sixteenth century, previous censuses and baptism records helped...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2021) 101 (2): 231–263.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., and administrators in Brazil privileged paper evidence as proof of legal freedom. Freedom letters, last wills and testaments, baptism records—these were the materials that reproduced the law in the lives of colonial subjects and that authorities legitimated as evidence of legal freedom. 3 With no archive...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (1): 3–34.
Published: 01 February 2020
... women's marriages and their children's baptisms. A close reading of the Code Noir of 1685 explains why some Afro-Mexican women emerged as free wives, mothers, and godmothers in French domains. I then turn to an emblematic runaway narrative to evoke the experiences of those who remained enslaved and did...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1974) 54 (4): 707–708.
Published: 01 November 1974
...; it contains useful information on the availability of source material and descriptions of techniques to analyze them. Marcilio primarily draws on two types of documents. The archives of São Paulo’s central Freguesia da Sè parish list the baptisms, marriages, and deaths recorded by the local priests. Vital...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1975) 55 (2): 177–199.
Published: 01 May 1975
... by. Sources hitherto unexamined are the records of haciendas owned by religious institutions. These institutions maintained permanent chaplains and churches for their slave communities and so kept baptismal and burial records exclusively for slaves. The following presentation uses these records in order...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2006) 86 (2): 337–346.
Published: 01 May 2006
... ethnicity. That kind of information, however, is regularly included in the Catholic baptismal records our teams are now preserving, meaning that historians can add new tools in their analysis of the African diaspora. Team members are also beginning to construct databases from these records. David Wheat has...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2017) 97 (3): 540–542.
Published: 01 August 2017
... their acquisition of Iberian language skills and embrace of Catholicism. This process was facilitated by African intermediaries, who served as interpreters or godparents for enslaved captives at the time of their baptism. Africans and their descendants actively participated in the colonization of the Spanish...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1995) 75 (3): 377–404.
Published: 01 August 1995
... a postmortem cesarean section was carried out. The order was meant to assure that living fetuses received baptism (which the Roman Catholic church considered an indispensable requirement for salvation) and to save them from being buried inside their mothers. 1 At the time, European monarchs generally were...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1999) 79 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 February 1999
... is a good answer to these charges. The heart of his sources are the marriage and baptismal records for Santiago’s four colonial parishes. Lutz pioneered the use of these valuable archives in his 1976 dissertation. Now, in the 1990s, he deftly combines careful quantitative analysis with slices of family...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1994) 74 (2): 346.
Published: 01 May 1994
... marriage was introduced later and more slowly than baptism. But as Pierre Ragon argues, the rules governing Christian marriage altered the structure of indigenous society far more profoundly than did the often nominal practice of baptism. The range of kin prohibited as marriage partners, the requirements...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2000) 80 (3): 583–584.
Published: 01 August 2000
... public reputations of honor by keeping pregnancies secret and not raising their own children. Here she extends that notion of multiple identities, which were not necessarily aligned, to the children who had a “natal status” (as legitimate, natural , spurious, or bastard), a “baptismal status” (which...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2004) 84 (4): 738–739.
Published: 01 November 2004
... the course of women’s lives from birth to death, but this broad scope means that many of the author’s conclusions can be considered tentative at best. A chapter on girls in Santa Fe, for example, discusses baptismal rites, naming practices, population growth, household composition, and the work...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2008) 88 (2): 310–311.
Published: 01 May 2008
...-Mexicans during the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. Using records of confraternities in Mexico City, Valladolid, and Parral along with wills and baptismal data from the same cities, she has traced the colonial identity of Africans and their Afro-Mexican descendants through some three centuries, from...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1979) 59 (2): 258–279.
Published: 01 May 1979
... investigators had suggested. 8 In Buenos Aires, for example, there was only one manumission of a child at baptism and there were no cases where the slaveowner identified himself as the godfather, padrino , of the freedman. Spanish law did provide some protection for slaves who sought freedom, but in only 34...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2015) 95 (4): 675–676.
Published: 01 November 2015
... generalizations. This work should instruct and engage both undergraduate and specialist audiences. The second half of the book focuses on more quotidian matters pertaining to foundational teachings and the administration of sacraments. Chapter 3 provides samples of instructions on baptism for the Nahua...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1979) 59 (2): 378–389.
Published: 01 May 1979
... Province, Kiernan examined baptismal, marriage, and manumission records and discovered a higher rate of manumission for women, children, and mulattos than for other slaves. Baptism was not an important occasion for manumission: of 2,600 baptisms registered in Paraty between 1811 and 1822, only one percent...