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Hall of mirrors [electronic resource] : power, witchcraft, and caste in colonial Mexico / Laura A. Lewis.

Author/Creator:
Lewis, Laura A., 1959-
Publication:
Durham : Duke University Press, 2003.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (280 p.)
Series:
Latin America otherwise.
Latin America otherwise
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Subjects:
Power (Social sciences) -- Mexico -- History.
Caste -- Mexico -- History.
Witchcraft -- Mexico -- History.
Mexico -- Social conditions -- To 1810.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Relations between Blacks and Indigenous people in Colonial Mexico as seen through a study of witchcraft accusations in inquisition records.
Contents:
1. Forging a Colonial Landscape: Caste in Context
2. The Roads Are Harsh: Spaniards and Indians in the Sanctioned Domain
3. La Mala Yerba: Putting Difference to Work
4. From Animosities to Alliances: A Segue into the World of Witchcraft
5. Authority Reversed: Indians Ascending
6. Mapping Unsanctioned Power
7. Hall of Mirrors.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-253) and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 12. Dez 2020)
Contributor:
Mignolo, Walter D., editor., Editor,
Saldívar-Hull, Sonia, editor., Editor,
Silverblatt, Irene, editor., Editor,
ISBN:
1-282-92088-X
9786612920882
0-8223-8515-5
OCLC:
850218268
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9780822385158 doi