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Endless Empire: Spain's Retreat, Europe's Eclipse, America's Decline
Throughout four millennia of recorded history there has been no end to empire, but instead an endless succession of empires. After five centuries of sustained expansion, the half-dozen EuropeanExpand
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Slavery and antislavery in Spain's Atlantic empire
Introduction: Colonial Pioneer, Plantation Latecomer Josep M. Fradera and Christopher Schmidt-Nowara Chapter 1. The Slave Trade in the Spanish Empire (1501-1808): The Shift from Periphery to CenterExpand
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The historical origins of the Philippine economy: a survey of recent research of the Spanish colonial era
This article surveys recent research of the Spanish colonial era in the Philippines since the late eighteenth century. While highlighting imperfections in our understanding, the article establishesExpand
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The Empire, the Nation and the Homelands
Spanish colonial historiography: everyone in their place
The exact place of Spain’s imperial experience in the history of European expansion is yet to be established. Several factors, which I cannot fully explore in a few pages, have led to this situation.Expand
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Orientalism : thirty years on *
This dossier contains a series of articles inspired by Edward Said’s concept of Orientalism. Together, the articles in the dossier show the importance of Said’s contribution and defend the need toExpand
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