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Aztecs, Moors, and Christians : festivals of reconquest in Mexico and Spain

Author: Max Harris
Publisher: Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

Seeks to understand the "puzzling and enduring passion" of both Mexicans and Spaniards for festivals of moros y cristianos. This title begins by tracing the performances' roots in medieval Spain and  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harris, Max, 1949-
Aztecs, Moors, and Christians.
Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2000
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Max Harris
ISBN: 0292731310 9780292731318 0292731329 9780292731325
OCLC Number: 42863144
Description: x, 309 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Beheading the Moor (Zacatecas, 1996) --
Reading the Mask (Cuetzalan, 1988) --
Spain, 1150-1521 --
A Royal Wedding (Lleida, 1150) --
A Medley of Battles (Zaragoza, 1286-1414) --
A Martyrdom with Hobby Horses (Barcelona, 1424) --
A Game of Canes (Jaen, 1462) --
Mexico, 1321-1521 --
The Fields of the Wars of Flowers --
The Festival of the Sweeping of the Roads --
The Festival of the Raising of the Banners --
The Festival of the Flaying of Men --
The Dance of the Emperor Motecuzoma --
Mexico, 1521-1600 --
The Conquest of Mexico (1524-1536) --
The Conquest of Rhodes (Mexico City, 1539) --
The Conquest of Jerusalem (Tlaxcala, 1539) --
The Tensions of Empire (Mexico City, 1565-1595) --
The Travels of Alonso Ponce (New Spain, 1584-1589) --
The Conquest of New Mexico (1598) --
Spain, 1521-1600 --
Touring Aztecs (1522-1529) --
Royal Entries (Toledo, 1533, and Naples, 1543) --
Great Balls of Fire (Trent, 1549) --
Noble Fantasies (Binche, 1549, and Rouen, 1550) --
Feted Dreams of Peace (Andalusia, 1561-1571) --
Changing Tastes (Daroca to Valencia, 1585-1586) --
Gilded Indians (1521-1600) --
Dancing with Malinche (New Mexico and Oaxaca, 1993-1994).
Responsibility: Max Harris.
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"This is a major contribution to the rich and fascinating cultural history of colonial-era Mexico and the tumultuous clash of European and Native American values, institutions, and technologies... It Read more...

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