Ambivalent Conquests: Maya and Spaniard in Yucatan, 1517 1570

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Ambivalent Conquests: Maya and Spaniard in Yucatan, 1517 1570 - Clendinnen, Inga

This 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 ...