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dc.contributor.authorStresser-Péan, Guy
dc.date2009
dc.date.accessioned2007-01-03T05:39:32Z
dc.date.available2007-01-03T05:39:32Z
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references and index.
dc.description.abstractThis translation presents two decades of fieldwork in the Sierra Norte de Puebla, Mexico, where native pre-Hispanic pagan beliefs blended with traditional Catholic evangelization from the 16th century and the more recent intrusion of modernism
dc.description.tableofcontentsConverting the Indians in sixteenth-century Central Mexico to Christianity -- From spiritual conquest to parish administration in colonial Central Mexico -- A trilingual, traditionalist indigenous area in the Sierra Norte de Puebla -- Introduction of Christianity in the Sierra Norte de Puebla -- Local religious crises in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries -- The Tutotepec Otomí Rebellion, 1766-1769 -- Contemporary traditions in the Sierra Norte de Puebla -- Sacred drums, Teponaztli, and idols from the Sierra Norte de Puebla -- Traditional indigenous festivities in the Sierra Norte de Puebla -- Elements and accessories of traditional native ceremonies -- Christian festivities in the villages of the Sierra Norte de Puebla -- Dances that originated in the pre-Hispanic period -- Dances that originated during the colonial period -- Holders of indigenous wisdom -- Relics of the Mesoamerican calendar in the Sierra Norte de Puebla -- Beliefs about the formation and the end of the world -- Cosmology : the world in the eyes of the Indians of the Sierra Norte de Puebla -- The souls of beings and things -- Supernatural beings in the beliefs and religious practices of Indians in the Sierra Norte de Puebla -- The non-syncretic religion of the last Nahuas of Central Mexico -- Religious syncretism among today's Indians in the Sierra Norte de Puebla
dc.format.mediumborn digital
dc.format.mediumbooks
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10217/87585
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
dc.publisher.originalUniversity Press of Colorado
dc.relation.ispartofUniversity Press of Colorado
dc.relation.ispartofMesoamerican Worlds
dc.rights©2009 University Press of Colorado
dc.rights.accessAccess is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western State Colorado University communities only.
dc.subject.lcshNahuas -- Mexico -- Puebla (State) -- Religion
dc.subject.lcshNahuas -- Missions -- Mexico -- Puebla (State)
dc.subject.lcshNahuas -- Mexico -- Puebla (State) -- Rites and ceremonies
dc.subject.lcshTotonac Indians -- Mexico -- Puebla (State) -- Religion
dc.subject.lcshTotonac Indians -- Missions -- Mexico -- Puebla (State)
dc.subject.lcshTotonac Indians -- Mexico -- Puebla (State) -- Rites and ceremonies
dc.subject.lcshChristianity and culture -- Mexico -- Puebla (State)
dc.subject.lcshChristianity and other religions -- Mexico -- Puebla (State)
dc.subject.lcshSyncretism (Religion) -- Mexico -- Puebla (State)
dc.subject.lcshPuebla (Mexico : State) -- Religious life and customs
dc.subject.lcshPuebla (Mexico : State) -- Social life and customs
dc.subject.lcshStresser-Péan, Claude. Fete du maïs
dc.titleSun god and the savior: the Christianization of the Nahua and Totonac in the Sierra Norte de Puebla, Mexico, The
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