History, Languages, and Cultures of the Spanish and Portuguese Worlds (Series)

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The Origins of Mexican Catholicism

Nahua Rituals and Christian Sacraments in Sixteenth-Century Mexico

Offers a nuanced account of the evangelization in the Americas of the sixteenth century

How the Incas Built Their Heartland

State Formation and the Innovation of Imperial Strategies in the Sacred Valley, Peru

An interdisciplinary study of the Inca's powerful campaign of unprecedented territorial expansion

Jews, Christian Society, and Royal Power in Medieval Barcelona

Traces the development of the Jewish community in Barcelona from 1050 to 1300 and its interactions with greater Catalan society and its rulers

Romans in a New World

Classical Models in Sixteenth-Century Spanish America

Explores the impact the discovery of the New World had upon Europeans' perceptions of their identity and place in history

Missionary Tropics

The Catholic Frontier in India (16th-17th Centuries)

A provocative contribution to the history of early modern Euro-Asian interactions that provides new perspectives on the encounter between Catholicism and Hinduism in India

The Jesuit and the Incas

The Extraordinary Life of Padre Blas Valera, S.J.

The story of the life and untimely death of a persecuted priest in colonial Peru and the controversy over mysterious, recently discovered documents about him

Conflict and Coexistence

Archbishop Rodrigo and the Muslims and Jews of Medieval Spain

Illuminates the career and method of one of thirteenth-century Spain's most important religious, military, and political figures

Upholding Justice

Society, State, and the Penal System in Quito (1650-1750)

Explores the close relationship between judicial institutions and the social fabric of early modern Quito

A Network of Converso Families in Early Modern Toledo

Assimilating a Minority

The lives of Toledan Jewish families are traced from the time of the Inquisition through seventeenth-century Spain