Modern Inquisitions : Peru and the colonial origins of the civilized world (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Modern Inquisitions : Peru and the colonial origins of the civilized world

Author: Irene Silverblatt
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2005.
Series: Latin America otherwise.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Modern Inquisitions' explores the profound cultural transformations triggered by Spain's efforts to colonise the Andean region, & demonstrates the continuing influence of the Inquisition to the present day.
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Genre/Form: Church history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irene Silverblatt
ISBN: 0822334178 0822334062 9780822334170 9780822334064
OCLC Number: 1056017758
Description: xv, 299 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: About the Series ixAcknowledgments xiPrologue 3Three Accused Heretics 29 Inquisition as Bureaucracy 55Mysteries of State 77Globalization and Guinea Pigs 99States and Stains 117New Christians and New World Fears 141The Inca's Witches 161Becoming Indian 187Afterword 217Appendix: Notes on Bias and Sources 227Notes 235Bibliography 283Index 293
Series Title: Latin America otherwise.
Responsibility: Irene Silverblatt.

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