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Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371793-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7179-3
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387503-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8750-3
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 05 May 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388920-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8892-0
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004424-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0442-4
... quantity of cord as they could, and all of them became fastened and strung together. They anointed the demon with the blood of all of those parts. He who did this the most was taken as the most valiant. franciscan friar diego de landa, describing a Maya ceremony, 1566 ce With these words, Diego de Landa...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... A few years after Columbus s arrival in 1492 on the island that he dubbed Hispan- iola, a Spanish friar named Ramón Pané wrote a manuscript describing some of the practices and beliefs of the indigenous people who inhabited it. Pané s text offers valuable descriptions of the way indigenous groups...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-072
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
...., is the leading principle of the Gymnosophists, as the Greeks called them. Naked Fakirs wander about without any occupation, like the mendicant friars of the Catholic church; live on the alms of others, and make it their aim to reach the highest degree of abstraction the perfect deadening of consciousness...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003304-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0330-4
... to the picture plane, where he looms over the viewer. To his right a friar plants an ominous dark green cross into the newly claimed land. To his left a heap of naked corpses accumulate beneath Cortés s commanding gesture. In contrast to his exposed victims, Cortés is clad in armor and wields a sharp sword. His...
Published: 01 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0442-4
...- est quantity of cord as they could, and all of them became fastened and strung together. They anointed the demon with the blood of all of those parts. He who did this the most was taken as the most valiant. franciscan friar diego de landa, describing a Maya ceremony, 1566 ce With these words, Diego...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... already mentioned, in nite modi cations of the same principle of conduct, all pointing to anni- hilation. This, e.g., is the leading principle of the Gymnosophists, as the Greeks called them. Naked Fakirs wander about without any occupation, like the mendicant friars of the Catholic church; live...
Series: The World Readers
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-089
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... fishes, living in the seas; As also Rams, Calves, Horses, Hares, and Hogs, Wolves, Urchins, Lions, Elephants, and Dogs; Yea, Men and Maids, and, which I most admire, The mitred Bishop and the cowled Friar: Of which, examples, but a few years since, Were shown the Norway and Polonian prince. These seem...
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021339-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2133-9
.... Enrique Dussel writes that liberation theology in Latin Amer i ca began with Dominican friar Antonio de Montesinos s 1511 Advent ser- mon decrying the treatment of Indigenous people on Hispaniola.5 Ivan Petrella, with Dussel, sets in this same lineage Bartolomé de las Casas, who heard Montesino s [sic...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021292-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2129-2
... (Dorantes, Estevanico, and Alonso) of the shipwrecked Narva ez expedition, the viceroy of Nueva España became in- tensely interested in exploring Dorantes s claims of a city of gold in the north and sent a small expedition north from Culiaca n, led by a missionary, Friar Niza, and Estevanico to check out...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004424-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0442-4
... on the interaction between sex, vio lence, and pornography on the part of both colonizers and colonized. Pete Sigal s chapter discusses sixteenth- century Mexico, where Franciscan friars engaged in an exten- sive colonial proj ect in which they delved into the language and culture of the indigenous populations under...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
.... Conservatives are scandalized and do not hesitate to air their opinions. Even the friars at the Guadalupe Church chime in and refuse to have their premises used for future filming locations.18 But people still come to see the film that the Manila Times describes as a high class photo- drama . . . action...
Series: Theory Q
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012238-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1223-8
... Compagnacci, the Rude, Rowdy, or Ugly Companions, a political faction of young free- dom fighters who in 1498 plotted to assassinate the good friar Savonarola in the city s cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore by setting off explosives dur- ing mass but backpedaled after discovering that some...
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021339-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2133-9
... focus and passion was the evangelization of the Tupinamba, the tribe that inhabited the Bay of All Saints. One of the friars, Father Juan de Azpicuelta Navarro, was report- edly fluent in the Tupi language within six months of his arrival.10 Ac- cording to Nóbrega s correspondence with his superior...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003304-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0330-4
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478010296-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1029-6
... some to see sitting as more than 166 CHAPTER S IX just a privilege. Gradually the front rows were strictly occupied not only by those specially in need but by the hierarchy of the church. Behind these first rows were a few other rows for special guests, such as nuns and friars from various orders...
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By Diana Taylor
Series: Dissident acts
Published: 17 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478008897-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0889-7
..., and even women who had just given birth. They hacked them to pieces, slicing open their bellies with their swords as though they were so many sheep herded into a pen. . . . laughing and joking all the while, writes Dominican friar Bartolomé de Las Casas in 1542, a warning to the Spanish monarch Philip II...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 9781478007609-7
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... A few years after Columbus s arrival in 1492 on the island that he dubbed Hispan- iola, a Spanish friar named Ramón Pané wrote a manuscript describing some of the practices and beliefs of the indigenous people who inhabited it. Pané s text offers valuable descriptions of the way indigenous groups...