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Fire in the Canyon: Religion, Migration, and the Mexican Dream

Leah M. Sarat

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759370
eISBN:
9780814724675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759370.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The canyon in central Mexico was ablaze with torches as hundreds of people filed in. So palpable was their shared shock and grief, they later said, that neither pastor nor priest was needed. The ... More


Local Cosmologies and Secular Extirpators in Nahua Communities, 1571–1662

in The Invisible War: Indigenous Devotions, Discipline, and Dissent in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773287
eISBN:
9780804777391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773287.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the modifications in policies, methodology, and objectives of idolatry eradicators in Nahua communities in Central Mexico during the period from 1571 to 1662. It analyzes the ... More


After 1660: Punitive Experiments Against Idolatry

in The Invisible War: Indigenous Devotions, Discipline, and Dissent in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773287
eISBN:
9780804777391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773287.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the two transitions in idolatry eradication in Central Mexico from the 1660s to the second decade of the early eighteenth century. These include the change in institutional ... More


Ritual and Religion in the Creation of Urban Landscapes

David M. Carballo

in Urbanization and Religion in Ancient Central Mexico

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190251062
eISBN:
9780190251086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251062.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The concluding chapter draws together the various lines of evidence presented in the book to demonstrate how urbanization and religion intersected in ancient central Mexico. It begins by showing how ... More


From Idolatry to Maleficio: Reform, Factionalism, And Institutional Conflicts in the Eighteenth Century

in The Invisible War: Indigenous Devotions, Discipline, and Dissent in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773287
eISBN:
9780804777391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773287.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines a major development in the fourth and final extirpatory cycle in Central Mexico which extended from the 1720s into the early nineteenth century. These include the increase in ... More


A Colonial Archipelago of Faith

in The Invisible War: Indigenous Devotions, Discipline, and Dissent in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773287
eISBN:
9780804777391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773287.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on indigenous devotion, idolatry, and religious dissent in Central Mexico. It discusses an important contrast between Mexico and Oaxaca in terms of ... More


The Osario of Chichen Itza: Where Warriors Danced in Paradise

Annabeth Headrick

in Landscapes of the Itza: Archaeology and Art History at Chichen Itza and Neighboring Sites

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813054964
eISBN:
9780813053417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054964.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter analyzes the Osario, also called the High Priest’s Grave, by combining early-twentieth-century explorations with recent INAH excavations. A radial temple that parallels the Castillo in ... More


Hunting Ritual, Trapping Meaning, Gathering Offerings

Cheryl Claassen

in Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049274
eISBN:
9780813050102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049274.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

In chapter 6, “Hunting Ritual, Trapping Meaning, Gathering Offerings,” Cheryl Claassen addresses some rituals that use/d fauna, some characteristics of ritual fauna, the discard contexts for ritual ... More


Secular and Civil Campaigns Against Native Devotions in Oaxaca, 1571–1660

in The Invisible War: Indigenous Devotions, Discipline, and Dissent in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773287
eISBN:
9780804777391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773287.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the extirpation policies that emerged in Oaxaca when secular priests took the lead in the legal and doctrinal confrontation of native ritual practices in Central Mexico during ... More


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