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Introduction

Roberto Ramón Lint Sagarena

in Aztlán and Arcadia: Religion, Ethnicity, and the Creation of Place

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740606
eISBN:
9781479854905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740606.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the role of religion in the creation of Arcadian and indigenist historical mythologies in the formation of Southern California following the Mexican–American War. Using an ... More


Conquering Cannibals: Spaniards, Mayas, and Aztecs in Mexico

Kelly L. Watson

in Insatiable Appetites: Imperial Encounters with Cannibals in the North Atlantic World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814763476
eISBN:
9780814760499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814763476.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores the conquest of the Aztec Empire by Spain under the leadership of Hernán Cortés, and the place of cannibalism in the discourse on the conquest of Mexico. Spanish used ... More


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