Transatlantic Obligations: Creating the Bonds of Family in Conquest-Era Peru and Spain

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"The sixteenth-century changes wrought by expansion of the Spanish empire into Peru shaped the ways of being a family in colonial Peru. Even as migration, race mixture, and transculturation took place, family members fulfilled obligations to one another by adapting custom to a changing world. Family began to shift when, from the moment of their arrival in 1532, Spaniards were joined with elite indigenous women in political marriage-like alliances. Almost immediately, a generation of mestizos was born that challenged the ...

Transatlantic Obligations: Creating the Bonds of Family in Conquest-Era Peru and Spain 2015, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199768585

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Transatlantic Obligations: Creating the Bonds of Family in Conquest-Era Peru and Spain 2015, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199768578

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