Cosmopolitanism in the Portuguese-Speaking World

Cosmopolitanism in the Portuguese-Speaking World

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004353442
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/20/2017
Series: European Expansion and Indigenous Response , #27
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

About the Author

Francisco Bethencourt is Charles Boxer Professor of History at King’s College London. He is the author of Racisms: From the Crusades to the Twentieth Century (Princeton, 2013) and The Inquisition: a Global History, 1478-1834 (Cambridge, 2009).

Table of Contents

 Francisco Bethencourt
List of Illustrations
Notes on Contributors

1 Cosmopolitanism: The Fortunes of a Word
 Francisco Bethencourt

Part 1: Expansion and Empire
2 On Cosmopolitanism and Cross-Culturalism: An Enquiry into the Business Practices and Multiple Identities of the Portuguese Merchants of Amsterdam
 Catia Antunes
3 Pluralism, Violence and Empire: The Portuguese New Christians in the Atlantic World
 Toby Green
4 Cosmopolitan Bravado: Gendered Agency and the Afro-Atlantic Encounter
 Philip J. Havik
5 Early Modern Imperialism and Cosmopolitanism
 Francisco Bethencourt

Part 2: Early Modern Civility
6 Music and Cosmopolitanism in the Early Modern Lusophone World
 David R.M. Irving
7 Women Writers in an International Context: Was the Marchioness of Alorna (1750–1839) Cosmopolitan?
 Vanda Anastácio
8 Freemasonry and Cosmopolitanism: The Case of Hipólito José da Costa (1774–1823)
 Paulo H. de M. Arruda

Part 3: Modern Cultural Practices
9 Cosmopolitanism versus Internationalism: Távora, Siza and Souto Moura
 Giovanni Leoni and Howard Sugar
10 Cosmopolitan Trends in the Class Structure of Pepetela’s Work
 Phillip Rothwell
11 Migrant Cosmopolitanism: Ritual and Cultural Innovation among Azorean Immigrants in the usa
 João Leal

Part 4: Modern Political Practices
12 The Appeal of Fascism: Reactionary Cosmopolitanism in Early 20th-Century Portugal
 António Costa Pinto
13 The New Elite, Cosmopolitanism and the Politics of Inequality in Contemporary Angola
 Ricardo Soares de Oliveira


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