Useful Enemies: Seventeenth-Century Piracy and the Rise of Pardo Militias in Spanish Central America.
Central America;Militia;Minorities;History;17th century;Spain;Colonies;Race relations
The Johns Hopkins University Press
Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History
The seventeenth century was a pivotal moment in the history of enslaved African migrants and their descendants in those areas of colonial Spanish America characterized by the presence of dense indigenous populations...