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The Colonial City: Imperial Mexico: the Viceregal Capital

D.A. BRADING

in Mexico City through History and Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264461
eISBN:
9780191734625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264461.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter demonstrates that while Spain had a clear vision of what the conquered Aztec city should be, the city of the conquistadors was relatively short for it was soon transformed by its Creole ... More


Archaeology and Language in the Andes

Paul Heggarty and David Beresford-Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265031
eISBN:
9780191754142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265031.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

The Andes are of unquestioned significance to the human story: a cradle of agriculture and of ‘pristine’ civilisation with a pedigree of millennia. The Incas were but the culmination of a succession ... More


‘Scorpion Oil’: The Books of Chivalry

Diana de Armas Wilson

in Cervantes, the Novel, and the New World

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160052
eISBN:
9780191673764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160052.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter addresses a literary genre not necessarily precipitated by, but deeply implicated in, Spain's enterprises of conquest and colonization. Many critics have described the conquest of ... More


The Spanish Redemption: Heritage, Power, and Loss on New Mexico's Upper Rio Grande

Charles Montgomery

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229716
eISBN:
9780520927377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229716.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This compelling narrative traces the history of the upper Rio Grande's modern Spanish heritage, showing how Anglos and Hispanos sought to redefine the region's social character by glorifying its ... More


Memories of Conquest: Becoming Mexicano in Colonial Guatemala

Laura E. Matthew

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835371
eISBN:
9781469601793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882580_matthew
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Indigenous allies helped the Spanish gain a foothold in the Americas. What did these Indian conquistadors expect from the partnership, and what were the implications of their involvement in Spain's ... More


Introduction

Laura E. Matthew

in Memories of Conquest: Becoming Mexicano in Colonial Guatemala

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835371
eISBN:
9781469601793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882580_matthew.5
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Indigenous allies from central Mexico and Oaxaca helped the Spanish when they invaded Central America in 1524–28. This book discusses the lives of these warriors as colonists and colonial subjects ... More


. The Primacy of Place: Ciudad Vieja as Indian Town & Colonial Altepetl

Laura E. Matthew

in Memories of Conquest: Becoming Mexicano in Colonial Guatemala

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835371
eISBN:
9781469601793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882580_matthew.9
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Ciudad Vieja was the center of Indian conquistador settlement in Spanish Central America and the place where the Mexicanos' identity developed its distinct and complex expressions. This chapter ... More


. Creating Memories Militias, Cofradías, Cabildos, & Compadres

Laura E. Matthew

in Memories of Conquest: Becoming Mexicano in Colonial Guatemala

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835371
eISBN:
9781469601793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882580_matthew.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter discusses the celebrations of conquest of Ciudad Vieja: the Paseo del Pendón Real (Procession of the Royal Banner) and the Fiesta del Volcán. It presents the earliest descriptions of ... More


Marian Conquistadors and Lay Evangelists

Amy G. Remensnyder

in La Conquistadora: The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199892983
eISBN:
9780199388868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892983.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, World Early Modern History

Mary had many devotees among early sixteenth-century conquistadors. In the Caribbean and in Mesoamerica, they would call on Mary for help in battles with New World peoples, thus continuing medieval ... More


Our Precious Mother

Amy G. Remensnyder

in La Conquistadora: The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199892983
eISBN:
9780199388868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892983.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, World Early Modern History

In colonial New Spain, the indigenous did not forget that Mary had often first entered their world in the company of the conquistadors. By the second half of the sixteenth century, this memory would ... More


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