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By Inga Clendinnen

this is often either a particular examine of conversion in a nook of the Spanish Empire, and a piece with implications for the knowledge of eu domination and local resistance during the colonial global. Dr Clendinnen explores the intensifying clash among competing and more and more divergent Spanish visions of Yucatan and its harmful results. She seeks to penetrate the methods of considering and feeling of the Mayan Indians in an in depth reconstruction in their evaluation of the intruders.

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