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Visualizing the miraculous, visualizing the sacred : evangelization and the 'cultural war' in sixteenth century Mexico / by Robert H. Jackson.

Author/Creator:
Jackson, Robert H., author.
Publication:
Newcastle upon Tyne, England : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (202 p.)
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Subjects:
Missionaries.
Missions -- Christianity.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
French historian Robert Ricard postulated a quick and facile evangelization of the native populations of central Mexico. However, evidence shows that native peoples incorporated Catholicism into their religious beliefs on their own terms, and continued to make sacrifices to their traditional deities. In particular the deities of rain (Tlaloc and Dzahui) and the fertility of the soil (Xipe Totec) continued to be important following the conquest and the beginning of the so-called spiritual conquest. This study examines visual evidence of the persistence of traditional religious practices, includ
Contents:
TABLE OF CONTENTS; LIST OF TABLES; LIST OF FIGURES; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; CHAPTER SIX; CONCLUSIONS; SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed December 19, 2014).
ISBN:
1-4438-7041-2
OCLC:
897070710