Africans in Colonial Mexico: Absolutism, Christianity, and Afro-Creole Consciousness, 1570-1640

@inproceedings{Bennett2003AfricansIC,
  title={Africans in Colonial Mexico: Absolutism, Christianity, and Afro-Creole Consciousness, 1570-1640},
  author={Herman L. Bennett},
  year={2003}
}
Acknowledgments 1. Soiled Gods and the Formation of a Slave Society 2. "The Grand Remedy": Africans and Christian Conjugality 3. Policing Christians: The Inquisition and Ecclesiastical Courts 4. Christian Matrimony and the Boundaries of African Self-Fashioning 5. Between Property and Person: Jurisdictional Conflicts over Marriage 6. Creoles and Christian Narratives Appendix Notes Glossary Bibliography Index 
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