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    Ambivalent Conquests: Maya and Spaniard in Yucatan, 1517-1570 (Cambridge Latin American Studies (Paperback)) (Paperback) By (author) Inga Clendinnen

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    DescriptionThis is both a specific study of conversion in a corner of the Spanish Empire, and a work with implications for the understanding of European domination and native resistance throughout the colonial world. Dr Clendinnen explores the intensifying conflict between competing and increasingly divergent Spanish visions of Yucatan and its destructive outcomes. She seeks to penetrate the ways of thinking and feeling of the Mayan Indians in a detailed reconstruction of their assessment of the intruders.


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    Title
    Ambivalent Conquests
    Subtitle
    Maya and Spaniard in Yucatan, 1517-1570
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Inga Clendinnen
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 264
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 322 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521527316
    ISBN 10: 0521527317
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG, HBLH
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JB
    BIC E4L: HIS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.0
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: HBJK
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KLCM
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 84
    BIC subject category V2: HRLK
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: HBTQ
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KL
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: CULT/LATAME
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET150
    Ingram Theme: ETHN/NATAMR, CHRN/16CNTY
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MEXICN
    BISAC V2.8: HIS028000, HIS025000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 45
    Abridged Dewey: 980
    LC classification: F
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037020, HIS024000
    BIC subject category V2: 3JB, 1KLCM
    DC21: 972.6502
    DC22: 972.6502
    LC classification: DA814.A5K9
    Thema V1.0: NHB, NHK, QRVK, NHTQ
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3M
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1KLCM
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3MD
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    illustrations maps, portraits
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    28 April 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Review quote
    'Ambivalent Conquests sets a high standard of elegance in style and argument.' Nancy Farriss, Hispanic American Historical Review 'This is a splendid book by a gifted historian.' Steve J. Stern, American Historical Review 'This is an intricate story, by turns exhilarating and depressing, of cultural interaction among parties whose motives were consciously and unconsciously at variance... Clendinnen's reconstruction is a model of historical intelligence and anthropological empathy couched in superbly crafted prose." Frederick P. Bowser, Latin American Research Review '[Clendinnen's] analysis of the symbolic forms of everyday life sheds new light on the relationship between the 'social' and the 'sacred'.' Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences 'A worthwhile contribution.' Matthew Restall, UCLA Historical Journal
    Table of contents
    Part I. Spaniards: 1. Explorers; 2. Conquerors; 3. Settlers; 4. Missionaries; 5. Conflict; 6. Crisis; 7. Attrition; 8. Retrospections; Epilogue. The hall of mirrors; Part II. Indians: 9. Finding out; 10. Connections; 11. Continuities; 12. Assent; Epilogue. Confusion of tongues.