Lecture 24 -- 4/27/2017
- Ambiguity of citizenship
- Can you enslave your citizens (after reading Requirement?)
- Primitive, need to be civilized
- Spanish having kids with Indians
- Geography - even if you were white, if you are born in the new World, you are
inferior to the Spanish
- Response to the treatment of the people
- Black legend - what was it and how was it used
- What was his response to theirs?
- Need to love and persuade, to teach
- The encomienda furthered that - we can teach the indians through this
- Is love and persuasion is conquest by another name?
- What is the meaning of conquest??
- Religious conversion
Seed’s question about historical truth
- Is eyewitness the best account? Eyewitness testimony is not reliable
- Truth and power are inextricably entangled
- Where to go next then?
- Frisch talks about
- Between Catholics and Protestants
- Short essays on the Cannibalism
- You can close read Montaigne