9780842025720

Colonial Spanish America : A Documentary History

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    9780842025720

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    0842025723

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1998-04-01
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
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Colonial Spanish America is a book of readings about people-people from different worlds who came together to form a society by chance and by design in the years after 1492. The book is meant to enrich, not repeat, the work of existing texts on this

Table of Contents

Editor's Note xi(2)
List of Illustrations
xiii(2)
Introduction--Texts and Images for Colonial History xv
PART I Old Worlds and the Time of Discoveries 3(78)
1 The Ancestors of the People Called Indians A View from Huarochiri, Peru (ca. 1598-1608)
3(11)
2 The Inka's Tunics (fifteenth to sixteenth centuries)
14(5)
3 The Lords and Holy Men of Tenochtitlan Reply to the Franciscans, 1524 (1564)
19(4)
4 The Aztec Stone of the Five Eras (late fifteenth century)
23(4)
5 Coexistence in the Medieval Spanish Kingdoms (ninth to twelfth centuries)
27(7)
OLIVIA HARRIS
6 The Coming of the White People Reflections on the Mythologization of History in Latin America
34(12)
7 Orders Given to "the Twelve" (1523)
46(6)
8 Francisco de Vitoria on the Evangelization of Unbelievers, Salamanca, Spain (1534-35)
52(13)
9 Two Woodcuts Accompanying a 1509 German Translation of Amerigo Vespucci's Letter to Pietro Soderini (1504)
65(6)
10 Christoph Weiditz's Drawing of an Indian Woman of Mexico (1529)
71(3)
11 Christoph Weiditz's Drawing of a Morisco Woman and Her Daughter at Home (1529)
74(7)
PART II The Americas as New Worlds for All? 81(72)
12 Fray Pedro de Gante's Letter to Charles V, Mexico City (1552)
81(9)
13 The Evils of Cochineal, Tlaxcala, Mexico (1553)
90(4)
14 The Indian Pueblo of Texupa in Sixteenth-Century Mexico (1579)
94(7)
15 Fray Juan Izquierdo's Letter and Report to Charles V, Barcelona, Spain (1552)
101(4)
16 Alonso Ortiz's Letter to His Wife, Mexico City (1574?)
105(3)
17 Jeronimo de Benarcama's Letter to Francisco de Borja, Granada, Spain (1566)
108(7)
18 Jose de Acosta on the Salvation of the Indians (1588)
115(10)
JOHN C. SUPER
19 Miguel Hernandez, Master of Mule Trains
125(7)
20 Two Images from the Codex Osuna, Mexico City (1565)
132(4)
21 Two Images from the Codex Sierra, Oaxaca, Mexico (1555, 1561)
136(2)
22 Fray Diego Valades's Ideal Atrio and Its Activities (1579)
138(3)
23 The Huejotzingo Altarpiece, Mexico (1586)
141(6)
THOMAS B.F. CUMMINS
WILLIAM B. TAYLOR
24 The Mulatto Gentlemen of Esmeraldas, Ecuador
147(6)
PART III Spanish American Baroque in a Long Seventeenth Century 153(110)
25 Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala's Appeal Concerning the Priests, Peru (ca. 1615)
153(12)
26 Pedro de Leon Portocarrero's Description of Lima, Peru (early seventeenth century)
165(11)
27 The Church and Monastery of San Francisco, Lima, Peru (1673)
176(2)
SOLANGE ALBERRO
28 Beatriz de Padilla, Mulatta Mistress and Mother
178(7)
MARIANO CUEVAS, S.J.
29 Fruits of the Faith in the Seventeenth Century
185(9)
30 Santa Rosa of Lima According to a Pious Accountant (1617)
194(9)
31 Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz's Letter to Sor Filotea (1691)
203(8)
32 Portraits of Santa Rosa and Sor Juana
211(3)
SERGE GRUZINSKI
33 Mutilated Memory Reconstruction of the Past and the Mechanisms of Memory among Seventeenth-Century Otomis
214(13)
34 Francisco de Avila's Christmas Eve Sermon (1646)
227(9)
35 The Witness Francisco Poma y Altas Caldeas of San Pedro de Acas, Cajatambo, Peru (1657)
236(14)
36 Crossing and Dome of the Rosary Chapel, Church of Santo Domingo, Puebla, Mexico (1632-1690)
250(3)
37 Two Paintings of a Corpus Christi Procession in Cusco, Peru (ca. 1674-1680)
253(10)
PART IV Bourbon Rules and American Practices in a Short Eighteenth Century 263(84)
38 Nicolas Nenguiru's Letter to the Governor of Buenos Aires (1753)
263(7)
39 Jose de Galvez's Decrees for the King's Subjects in Mexico (1769,1778)
270(4)
40 The Foundation of Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe de los Morenos de Amapa, Mexico (1769)
274(8)
41 Concolorcorvo Engages the Postal Inspector about Indian Affairs, Lima, Peru (1776)
282(7)
WILLIAM B. TAYLOR
42 Parish Priests and Indian Resistance in Late Colonial Mexico
289(9)
DAVID CAHILL
43 Taxonomy of a Colonial "Riot" The Arequipa Disturbances of 1780
298(18)
44 Juan Francisco Dominguez's Discourses on the Ten Commandments, Mexico (1805)
316(6)
45 Two Castas Paintings from Eighteenth-Century Mexico
322(6)
46 Late Eighteenth-Century Inscriptions on Fountains and Monuments in Mexico City
328(6)
47 Tupac Amaru I, Remembered (eighteenth century)
334(5)
48 "America Nursing Spanish Noble Boys," Peru (ca. 1770s)
339(2)
49 Jose Maria Morelos's "Sentiments of the Nation," Chilpancingo, Mexico (1813)
341(4)
50 The Argentine Declaration of Independence, San Miguel de Tucuman (1816)
345(2)
Glossary 347(6)
Notes on Selections and Sources 353(8)
Index 361

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