9780842029971

Colonial Latin America A Documentary History

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    9780842029971

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    0842029974

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-08-01
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

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Colonial Latin America: A Documentary History centers on people from different parts of the world who came together to form societies by chance and by design in the years after 1492. This text encourages detailed exploration of the cultural developm

Table of Contents

Editors' Note xi
List of Illustrations
xiii
Reference Maps
Map 1. The Iberian Peninsula
xv
Map 2. The West African Coast and ``Atlantic Mediterranean''
xvi
Map 3. Brazil
xvii
Map 4. New Spain and the Caribbean Basin
xviii
Map 5. Peru
xix
Map 6. The Pajonal on Peru's Tarma Frontier
xx
Introduction---Texts and Images for Colonial History xxi
PART I Old Worlds and the Time of Discoveries
The Ancestors of the People Called Indians A View from Huarochiri, Peru (ca. 1598-1608)
3(11)
The Inka's Tunics (fifteenth to sixteenth centuries)
14(5)
The Lords and Holy Men of Tenochtitlan Reply to the Franciscans, 1524 (1564)
19(4)
The Aztec Stone of the Five Eras (late fifteenth century)
23(4)
Coexistence in the Medieval Spanish Kingdoms (ninth to twelfth centuries)
27(7)
A Pope Rewards ``So Salutary and Laudable a Work'' (1455)
34(9)
``There Can Easily Be Stamped Upon Them Whatever Belief We Wish to Give Them'' The First Letter from Brazil (1500)
43(16)
Orders Given to ``the Twelve'' (1523)
59(6)
Francisco de Vitoria ``On the Evangelization of Unbelievers,'' Salamanca, Spain (1534-35)
65(13)
Two Woodcuts Accompanying a 1509 German Translation of Amerigo Vespucci's Letter to Pietro Soderini (1504)
78(6)
Christoph Weiditz's Drawing of an Indian Woman of Mexico (1529)
84(3)
Christoph Weiditz's Drawing of a Morisco Woman and Her Daughter at Home (1529)
87(6)
PART II The Americas as New Worlds for All?
The Jesuit and the Bishop, Bahia, Brazil (1552-53)
93(11)
Fray Pedro de Gante's Letter to Charles V, Mexico City (1552)
104(9)
The Evils of Cochineal, Tlaxcala, Mexico (1553)
113(4)
The Indian Pueblo of Texupa in Sixteenth-Century Mexico (1579)
117(7)
Alonso Ortiz's Letter to His Wife, Mexico City (1574?)
124(3)
Jeronimo de Benarcama's Letter to Francisco de Borja, Granada, Spain (1566)
127(7)
Jose de Acosta on the Salvation of the Indians (1588)
134(10)
Two Images from the Codex Osuna, Mexico City (1565)
144(4)
Two Images from the Codex Sierra, Oaxaca, Mexico (1555, 1561)
148(2)
Fray Diego Valades's Ideal Atrio and Its Activities (1579)
150(3)
The Huejotzingo Altarpiece, Mexico (1586)
153(6)
The Mulatto Gentlemen of Esmeraldas, Ecuador
159(3)
Thomas B. F. Cummins
William B. Taylor
``Blacks Dancing'' (ca. 1640)
162(5)
PART III Mid-Colonial Ways and Orders
Making an Image and a Shrine, Copacabana, Peru (1582-1621)
167(6)
Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala's Appeal Concerning the Priests, Peru (ca. 1615)
173(12)
Pedro de Leon Portocarrero's Description of Lima, Peru (early seventeenth century)
185(11)
The Church and Monastery of San Francisco, Lima, Peru (1673)
196(2)
Santa Rosa of Lima According to a Pious Accountant (1617)
198(9)
Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz's Letter to Sor Filotea (1691)
207(8)
Portraits of Santa Rosa and Sor Juana
215(3)
Two Slaveries---The Sermons of Padre Antonio Vieira, Salvador, Bahia (ca. 1633), and Sao Luis do Maranhao (1653)
218(16)
Confessing to the Holy Office of the Inquisition, Bahia, Brazil (1592, 1618)
234(12)
Francisco de Avila's Christmas Eve Sermon (1646)
246(9)
The Witness Francisco Poma y Altas Caldeas of San Pedro de Acas, Cajatambo, Peru (1657)
255(14)
Crossing and Dome of the Rosary Chapel, Church of Santo Domingo, Puebla, Mexico (1632-1690)
269(3)
Two Paintings of a Corpus Christi Procession, Cusco, Peru (ca. 1674-1680)
272(8)
A Black Irmandade in Bahia, Brazil (1699)
280(19)
PART IV Iberian Rules and American Practices in the Eighteenth Century
``As for the Spaniards, their time is up,'' Jauja, Peru (1742, 1752)
299(10)
Nicolas Nenguiru's Letter to the Governor of Buenos Aires (1753)
309(7)
Jose de Galvez's Decrees for the King's Subjects in Mexico (1769, 1778)
316(4)
The Foundation of Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe de los Morenos de Amapa, Mexico (1769)
320(8)
Concolorcorvo Engages the Postal Inspector about Indian Affairs, Lima, Peru (1776)
328(7)
Taming the Wilderness, Minas Gerais, Brazil (1769)
335(18)
Thanking Saint Anne---An Ex-voto from Brazil (1755)
353(3)
Jeremiah in the Stocks---Baroque Art from the Gold Fields of Minas Gerais, Brazil (ca. 1770s)
356(4)
Two Castas Paintings from Eighteenth-Century Mexico
360(6)
Juan Francisco Dominguez's Discourses on the Ten Commandments, Mexico (1805)
366(6)
Brazilian Slaves Who Marry (1811)
372(3)
Two Brazilian Wills (1793, 1823)
375(9)
Late Eighteenth-Century Inscriptions on Fountains and Monuments in Mexico City
384(6)
Tupac Amaru I, Remembered (eighteenth century)
390(5)
``America Nursing Spanish Noble Boys,'' Peru (ca. 1770s)
395(2)
Jose Maria Morelos's ``Sentiments of the Nation,'' Chilpancingo, Mexico (1813)
397(4)
The Argentine Declaration of Independence, San Miguel de Tucuman (1816)
401(2)
The Brazilian Constitution and the Church (1824)
403(2)
Glossary 405(8)
Notes on Selections and Sources 413(12)
Index 425

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