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Idolatry and Its Enemies Colonial Andean Religion and Extirpation, 1640-1750

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ISBN-10: 0691155488

ISBN-13: 9780691155487

Edition: 1997

Authors: Kenneth Mills

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The ecclesiastical investigations into Indian religious error--the Extirpation of idolatry--that occurred in the seventeenth-and eighteenth-century Archdiocese of Lima come to life here as the most revealing sources on colonial Andean religion and culture. Focusing on a largely neglected period, 1640 to 1750, and moving beyond portrayals that often view the relationships between indigenous peoples and Europeans solely in terms of repression, opposition, or accommodation, Kenneth Mills provides a wealth of new material and interpretation for understanding native Andeans and Spanish Christians as participants in a common, if not harmonious, history. By examining colonial interaction and…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 7/3/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 7.56" wide x 9.13" long x 0.73" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

Kenneth Mills is professor of history at the University of Toronto.

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Map
Introduction
Valverde to Villagomez
Huacas
Chancas and Conopas
Specialists
Villagomez and After
Reformation
Deception and Delusion
Colonial Andean Religion
Extirpation
Glossary
Bibliography
Index