Although there had been no real Spanish presence in Hôpital for well over 50 years, Spain retained its formal claim to the territory, and the growing presence of the French flibustiers on ostensibly Spanish lands provoked the Spanish crown to dispatch Castilian soldiers to Hôpital to retake it.
Every queer expression is a form of counter-power in a society dominated by a hetero-patriarchy.
Or who often deconstruct fixed notions of gender, race, and sexuality? It was first incorporated under in 1749.
Hispaniola: Caribbean Chiefdoms in the Age of Columbus.