Lords of all the World: Ideologies of Empire in Spain, by Anthony Pagden

By Anthony Pagden

This ebook, the 1st to match theories of empire as they emerged in, and helped to outline, the nice colonial powers-Spain, Britain, and France-describes different methods and arguments those nations used to valid the seizure and subjugation of aboriginal lands and peoples."Learned, wide-ranging and critical. . . . Pagden`s willingness to ascertain the 3 empires in tandem is as profitable because it is innovative."-Linda Colley, London evaluate of Books"An striking publication, erudite and full of life. . . .The ebook succeeds as an workout in drawing jointly the interpretive treatises of 3 empires over 3 centuries and displaying, frequently subtly yet now and then explicitly, their similarity."-William D. Phillips, Jr., American ancient Review"This quantity . . . offers a great observation at the imperial ideologies of 3 significant eu powers throughout the early sleek period. . . . this can be a e-book to which students will go back repeatedly. I definitely came across it intellectually stimulating."-Chandra R. de Silva, 16th Century JournalAnthony Pagden is Harry C. Black professor of heritage on the Johns Hopkins collage, Baltimore. he's additionally the writer of eu Encounters with the hot global: From Renaissance to Romanticism and Spanish Imperialism and the Political mind's eye, either released through Yale collage Press.

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Those, declared Richard Hakluyt, who sought to plead the Gospel in the newfound lands wou ld be rewarded materially for their pains. That, he claimed to believe, was the only reason why God had filled the Indies with such wealth . 23 As with conquest the crucial difference between Spain and her rivals was one of chance. Spain, as Adam Smith put it, was alone in having been presented by Fortune with 'something not very unlike that profusion of precious metals which they sought for'. 24 It was only when it became obvious that there was no new Mexico or Peru to be conquered, that both Cartier's 'Saguenay' and Raleigh's 'Large, Rich and Beautiful Empire of Guiana'2S were fictions, that the British and the French turned, halfreluctantly, to regard their colonies as sources not of mineral or human, but of agricultural and commercial wealth .

For what we are hearing here is a discussion not of rig hts conferred e ither by hiswrica l precedent or by some version of mediated divine fiat. Instead Covarrubias is making an attack on ally claim to universality in terms of the ca pacity of the human conullunity to fulfil the ends for which nature - or God - intended it, and any such argument had clearly to be tied dire ctly to the co ntin ge n cies , human and geographical, of the particular historical instan ce. Both Soto alld CovJrruhi,l' had successfully restri cted the an cicrtt 56 7 Lords of all the World imperial claim to lordship over th e e ntire world to a set of precise, and contained, geo-political realities.

1te of his or her goods. Later, this insistence that the public good is an aggrega tion of purely private goods will, as we shall see in Chapter 6, be revived , in quite another idiom, to provide what was to be the final and most telling critique of empire. In common with earlier humanist writers from a broadly republican traditi o n . 114 Vazqu ez also came to conceive of poleslas, impe rial or otherwise, as fo r th e excl usive benefit of those over whom it is to be exercised . And these are, as h e says again and again, to be understood as 'citizens' (cives), autonomous rights-bearing politi ca l agents, a ca tego ry which hardl y features at all in the earlier juristi c or theological literature.

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