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Expecting pears from an elm tree [electronic resource] : Franciscan missions on the Chiriguano frontier in the heart of South America, 1830-1949 / Erick D. Langer.

Author/Creator:
Langer, Erick Detlef.
Publication:
Durham : Duke University Press, 2009.
Series:
e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (392 p.)
Subjects:
Chiriguano Indians -- Missions -- Bolivia -- History -- 19th century.
Chiriguano Indians -- Missions -- Bolivia -- History -- 20th century.
Indians of South America -- Missions -- Bolivia.
Bolivia -- Church history.
Franciscans -- Missions -- Bolivia -- History -- 19th century.
Franciscans -- Missions -- Bolivia -- History -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Analyzes one of the most important Catholic mission systems in republican-era Latin America, the Franciscan missions among the Chiriguano Indians in Bolivia, as a model for the study of a postcolonial missions system, focusing on the struggle of the Chrig
Contents:
The "Chiriguano wars" : Indian warfare and the establishment of the missions
The Franciscans
Death and migration : the population decline of the missions
Daily life and the development of mission culture
Conversion, chiefs, and rebellions : relationships of power on the missions
Missions and the frontier economy
Outside relations and the decline of the missions
From the Chaco war to secularization, 1932/1949
Comparisons.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-283-06493-6
9786613064936
0-8223-9091-4
OCLC:
434869152
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