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Idolatry and the construction of the Spanish empire




Soormally, Mina Garcia, author
University Press of Colorado, publisher

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An ethnohistory on the spiritual as well as governmental conquest of the indigenous people in colonial Mexico that examines the role the shifting concept of idolatry played in the conquest of the Americas, as well as its relation to the subsequent construction of imperial power and hegemony.--Provided by publisher.


Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Access 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 Alaska Fairbanks, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western Colorado University communities only.


Catholic Church -- Mexico -- History
Idolatry -- Mexico -- History
Indians of Mexico -- Religion
Mexico -- Religion
Mexico -- Religious life and customs
Mexico -- History -- Spanish colony, 1540-1810


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