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The Inquisition of Francisca: A Sixteenth-Century Visionary on Trial

Francisca de los Apóstoles

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226142227
eISBN:
9780226142258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226142258.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Inspired by a series of visions, Francisca de los Apóstoles (1539–after 1578) and her sister Isabella attempted in 1573 to organize a beaterio, a lay community of pious women devoted to the religious ... More


To Educate and Evangelize: Laywomen, Clergy, and Late Colonial Girls’ Schools

Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara

in Alone at the Altar: Single Women and Devotion in Guatemala, 1670-1870

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603684
eISBN:
9781503604391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603684.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 4 examines the case studies of three new primary schools for non-elite girls in and around late-colonial Guatemala City, as locals called the recently relocated capital. These educational ... More


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