Transatlantic Ties in the Spanish Empire: Brihuega, Spain, by Ida Altman PDF

By Ida Altman

ISBN-10: 0804736634

ISBN-13: 9780804736633

Between 1560 and 1620, one thousand or extra humans left the city of Brihuega in Spain emigrate to New Spain (now Mexico), the place the majority of them settled in Puebla de la, New Spain's moment most crucial urban. A medium-sized neighborhood of approximately 4 thousand humans, Brihuega have been a middle of fabric creation because the heart a while, yet within the latter a part of the 16th century its used to be in decline—a situation that prompted an important variety of its townspeople to to migrate to Puebla, the place stipulations for cloth production appeared ideal.

The immigrants from Brihuega performed a very important function in making Puebla the major cloth manufacturer in New Spain, and so they have been differently energetic within the city's commercial-industrial zone besides. even supposing a few immigrants penetrated the better circles of poblano society and politics, for the main half they remained as regards to their entrepreneurial and artisanal origins. heavily linked via enterprise, kinship, marital, and compadrazgo ties, and in residential styles, the Brihuega immigrants in Puebla constituted a coherent and visual community.

This booklet makes use of the studies and actions of the immigrants as a foundation for examining society in Brihuega and Puebla, making direct comparisons among the 2 towns by means of reading such themes as mobility and cost; politics and public existence; financial job; non secular lifestyles; social family members; and marriage, family members, and kinship. In tracing the socioeconomic, cultural, and institutional styles of a city in Spain and a urban in New Spain—in all their connections, continuities, and discontinuities—the publication bargains a brand new foundation for realizing the method and implications of the transference of those styles in the early sleek Hispanic world.

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Diego de Ribas. Another 28 people joined this group in 1593; 30 more went the following year. Thirty-five migrants departed in 1601 and 30 in 1608. The coordinated departure of such substantial numbers of migrants can have resulted only from deliberate planning and organization. It reflects the intensity and extent of communication of information both in Brihuega and other nearby towns and between the briocenses in Puebla and their relatives and acquaintances back home, and probably the availability of considerable financial support from immigrants already established in Puebla as well.

Don Joseph de Carmona Tamariz, mcionero (prebendary) of the cathedral of Puebla, and his brothers. Their maternal grandparents, Alonso Gomez and Catalina de Pastrana, Settlement, Space, and Mobility 25 FIGURE 2. Family ofAlonso Gomez Pedro Gomez —- Juana Alvarez (deTendilla) Juana Pedro G6m<:z —- ? Juan -— ? de Pastrana* Gomez* Gomez de Arrieta* Gomez i i i i Juan Gomez Pedro Alonso da. Agustina -- d. Juan de Pedro Gomez—-• ? rancisco Gomez* Gomez d e Pastrana i i i i Dr. d. Joseph de Capt. d. Juan d.

D. Joseph de Capt. d. Juan d. Francisco Gomez da. Juana Joseph de Alonso de f 8 Carmona Tamariz de Carmona de Arrieta® Gomez Pastrana Pastrana (presbitero) Bach, d. Antonio Frayr Pedro de Carrrtona Tamariz *Went to New Spain. tBorn in Puebla, visited Brihuega. ^Went to New Spain and returned to Castile. Born in Puebla, went to live in Brihuega. 44 The investigation carried out under the auspices of the Inquisition of Toledo focused on the antecedents of Dr. Carmona's grandparents. " Another witness stated that he had heard of Dr.

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