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Author Domínguez Torres, Mónica, author.

Title Military ethos and visual culture in post-conquest Mexico / Mónica Domínguez Torres.

Published Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  792.02 DOMI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 283 pages : some color illustrations ; 24 cm .
Series Transculturalisms, 1400-1700.
Transculturalisms, 1400-1700.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-267) and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Grasping the Military Ethos of Sixteenth-Century Mexico -- European Chivalry Meets Aztec Warfare -- Competing Visions of Conquest -- The Conquest of Souls -- Arma, Ornamentum, Ixiptla -- Local Insignia under Spanish Rule -- 2.In the Sign of the Cross: The Making of New Christian Knights -- Chivalric Spirituality for the Conversion Enterprise -- The Cross and the arma Christi as Knightly Symbols -- Flowery Crosses and the Discourse of Salvation -- The Hieroglyphic Cross: A Memory Container -- Sun, Blood, Movement -- 3.Blazons of Anahuac and the Language of Allegiance -- Status Markers from Spain to the New World -- Heraldic Devices for the Spiritual Conquest -- From Place Names to Municipal Heraldry -- Evoking Past Wars -- Indigenous Leadership Emblazoned -- 4.The Spectacle of War: Ancient Insignia for the Colonial Present -- Native Rulers, Ancient Heroes -- Indigenous Images and the Grotesque -- Fashioning War at Ixmiquilpan -- Honoring Tlaxcalan Knights -- Military Processions, Mock Battles and the Sacred Order.
Subject Art and society -- Mexico -- History -- 16th century.
Militarism -- Social aspects -- Mexico -- History -- 16th century.
Christian art and symbolism -- Mexico -- Modern period, 1500-
Insignia -- Mexico.
Cultural fusion and the arts -- Mexico.
ISBN 9780754666714 (hardcover : alk. paper)