Simbología del cuerpo y raza en Alonso de Sandoval

Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] Symbology of the body and race in Alonso de Sandoval

Michela Elisa Craveri*

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Abstract

[Autom. eng. transl.] Alonso de Sandoval is one of the most interesting figures in the debate over the legitimacy of colonial-era slavery. Jesuit father in charge of baptizing and evangelizing African slaves recently arrived at the port of Cartagena de Indias, in his more than 40 years of missionary work he dedicated himself to understanding the cultural diversity and human dignity of people traded in trafficking. negrera. The present work aims to analyze the literary and philosophical value of the work De instauranda Aethiopum salute, in which Sandoval presents an ethnographic study of primary importance on enslaved human groups and his philosophical reflections on the concept of person, body symbolism and race.
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] Symbology of the body and race in Alonso de Sandoval
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)35-59
Number of pages25
JournalCENTROAMERICANA
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Keywords

  • Alonso de Sandoval
  • Chronicles of the Indies, slave trade in Latin America
  • De instauranda Aethiopum salute, literatura sobre esclavitud
  • De instauranda Aethiopum salute, literature on slavery
  • crónicas de las Indias, la trata negrera en Hispanoamérica

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