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Alone Before God The Religious Origins of Modernity in Mexico

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ISBN-10: 0822329433

ISBN-13: 9780822329435

Edition: 2002

Authors: Pamela Voekel

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Focusing on cemetery burials in late 18th-century Mexico, this text provides a window on to the contested origins of modernity in Mexico. It challenges the characterization of Catholicism in Mexico as a monolithic institution that had to be forcibly dragged into the modern world.
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 8/30/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

The Baroque Backdrop
The Reformation in Mexico City
Freeing the Virtuous Individual
The Battle for Church Burials
Piety, Power, and Politics
The Ideology Articulated
The Rise of Medical Empiricism
The Heir Apparent
Primary Sources
Secondary Sources