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Author Gruzinski, Serge.

Title The conquest of Mexico : the incorporation of Indian societies into the Western world, 16th-18th centuries / Serge Gruzinski ; translated by Eileen Corrigan.

Published Cambridge, UK : Polity Press ; Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, MA, USA : Marketing and production, Blackwell Publishers, 1993.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  972.02 GRUZ    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Colonisation de l'imaginaire. English
Physical description vi, 336 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [319]-329) and index.
Contents Map of Mexico -- 1. Painting and Writing. The torn net. A new look. The transformations of pictographic expression. The last Renaissance -- 2. Memories to Order -- 3. The Primordial Titles or the Passion for Writing -- 4. Colonial Idolatry. Idolatry at issue -- 5. The Christianization of the Imaginaire -- 6. Capturing the Christian Supernatural -- 7. A Last Reprieve for Composite Native Cultures. Composite cultures. Enforced interlocutors. The first onslaughts of modernity.
Subject Indians of Mexico -- Cultural assimilation.
Indians of Mexico -- First contact with Europeans.
Indians of Mexico -- Religion.
Mexico -- Civilization -- Spanish influences.
ISBN 0745612261 (paperback)
0745608736 (alk. paper)