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Cuban Convents in the Age of Enlightened Reform, 1761–1807$
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John J. Clune Jr.

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780813032177

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813032177.001.0001

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Convent Reform and the Cuban Context

Convent Reform and the Cuban Context

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(p.5) 1 Convent Reform and the Cuban Context
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Cuban Convents in the Age of Enlightened Reform, 1761–1807
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John J. Clune

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813032177.003.0002

This chapter establishes the context of convent reform in Havana, Cuba, a colony emerging from backwater status to play a role on the international stage. It suggests while the Cuban creoles in general appreciated the newfound attention, as it meant new opportunities and unprecedented wealth, the Havana Clares did not welcome the royal spotlight. The last thing they wanted was royal scrutiny, which came in incremental increases over the following few decades, as part of a program of state-sponsored convent reform supported by the later Bourbon kings of Spain, Charles III and Charles IV.

Keywords:   convent reform, Havana, Cuba, Havana Clares, royal scrutiny, Charles III, Charles IV

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