Neither King Nor People: Processions and the Representation of Power in Slave Society. Salvador, Brazil in the 17th Century
Professor Stuart Schwartz, Yale University
Thursday, February 08, 20074:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Professor Stuart Schwartz (Department of History, Yale University) will present a lecture on Thursday Feb. 8 at 4:00 PM in the History Conference Room Bunche 6275, titled:
"Neither King Nor People: Processions and the Representation of Power in Slave Society. Salvador, Brazil in the 17th Century."
Author of several books, including:
• Sovereignty and Society in Colonial Brazil: the High Court of Bahia and its Judges, 1609-1751.
• Sugar Plantations in the Formation of Brazilian Society: Bahia, 1550-1835.
• Slaves, Peasants, and Rebels: Reconsidering Brazilian Slavery.
• Iberian Mediterranean and Atlantic Traditions in the Formation of Columbus as a Colonizer.
• Tropical Babylons: Sugar and the Making of the Atlantic world, 1450-1680 (editor).
• Early Latin America: a History of Colonial Spanish America and Brazil (with James Lockhart)
• World Civilizations: the Global Experience (with Peter Stearns and Michael Adas).
This talk is part of the ongoing series "Ethnicity and Difference in Latin America" a Working Group sponsored by the Latin American Center.
Cost : Free and open to the public
Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, Department of History