captaincy

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Synonyms for captaincy

the post of captain

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Gage, on the other hand, became a keen observer of the effects of wealth and materialism on seventeenth century New Spain and the Captaincy General of Guatemala.
It had become increasingly evident that in both rural and urban contexts that black subjects played economic roles that defied caste systems and the institution of slavery such as it was practiced outside of the Captaincy General of Guatemala.
What Gage witnessed in his survey of colonial black subjects in the Captaincy General of Guatemala was the gradual transition of the black population into different echelons of colonial society through their integration of color-coded spaces in both rural and urban contexts.
As the emergence of Afro-descendants across different social strata implies, the Captaincy General of Guatemala found itself on the brink of a far-reaching reorganization of social categories in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries.
Many black subjects in the Captaincy General of Guatemala were able to pass for white by grace of their phenotype and their decision to remain in Central America, a peripheral location amongst other Spanish colonies.