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The Guaraní under Spanish rule in the Río de la Plata

Author: Barbara Anne Ganson
Publisher: Stanford (California) : Stanford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Original printingView all editions and formats

Presents a revisionist view of a mission system in Latin America - that of the Jesuit missions to the Guarani Indians, who inhabited the border regions of Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil. It traces  Read more...


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Genre/Form: fuentes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Anne Ganson
ISBN: 0804754950 9780804754958
OCLC Number: 1010848508
Description: XII, 290 p. : il., mapas ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction I Part One:The Invasionfrom Within 1. Early Encounters 17 2. The Footprints of Saint Thomas 30 3. Daily Life 52 Part Two: The Invasionfrom Without 4. From Resistance to Rebellion 87 5. The Guarani in the Aftermath of the Expulsion of the Jesuits 117 6. Our Warehouses Are Empty: Guarani Responses to the Reorganization of the Missions 137 7. Guarani Cultural Resiliency and Reorientations 164
Responsibility: Barbara Ganson.


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"Barbara Ganson's study is a comprehensive collection of historical sources that explain the conditions of the Guarani indigenous people in the last half of the eighteenth century. . . . [T]his study Read more...

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