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Ambivalent conquests : Maya and spaniard in yucatan, 1517-1570

Author: Inga Clendinnen
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University, 2003.
Series: Cambridge latin american studies, 61.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Both a specific study of conversion in a corner of the Spanish Empire, and a work with implications for the understanding of European domination and native resistance throughout the colonial world.  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Inga Clendinnen
ISBN: 0521820316 9780521527316 0521527317 9780521820318 0521820316
OCLC Number: 427466465
Description: 245 p.
Contents: Part I. Spaniards: 1. Explorers; 2. Conquerors; 3. Settlers; 4. Missionaries; 5. Conflict; 6. Crisis; 7. Attrition; 8. Retrospections; Epilogue. The hall of mirrors; Part II. Indians: 9. Finding out; 10. Connections; 11. Continuities; 12. Assent; Epilogue. Confusion of tongues.
Series Title: Cambridge latin american studies, 61.
Responsibility: Inga clendinnen.


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'Ambivalent Conquests sets a high standard of elegance in style and argument.' Nancy Farriss, Hispanic American Historical Review 'This is a splendid book by a gifted historian.' Steve J. Stern, The Read more...

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