ISBN-10:
0292731329
ISBN-13:
9780292731325
Pub. Date:
01/01/2000
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Aztecs, Moors, And Christians / Edition 1

Aztecs, Moors, And Christians / Edition 1

by Max Harris

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ISBN-13: 9780292731325
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 01/01/2000
Edition description: 1 ED
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 459,578
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

Max Harris is Executive Director of the Wisconsin Humanities Council at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and author of The Dialogical Theatre: Dramatizations of the Conquest of Mexico and the Question of the Other.

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Illustrations
  • Part One: Prologue
    1. Beheading the Moor (Zacatecas, 1996)
    2. Reading the Mask (Cuetzalan, 1988)
  • Part Two: Spain, 1150-1521
    1. A Royal Wedding (Lleida, 1150)
    2. A Medley of Battles (Zaragoza, 1286-1414)
    3. A Martyrdom with Hobby Horses (Barcelona, 1424)
    4. A Game of Canes (Jaén, 1462)
  • Part Three: Mexico, 1321-1521
    1. The Fields of the Wars of Flowers
    2. The Festival of the Sweeping of the Roads
    3. The Festival of the Raising of the Banners
    4. The Festival of the Flaying of Men
    5. The Dance of the Emperor Motecuzoma
  • Part Four: Mexico, 1521-1600
    1. The Conquest of Mexico (1524-1536)
    2. The Conquest of Rhodes (Mexico City, 1539)
    3. The Conquest of Jerusalem (Tlaxcala, 1539)
    4. The Tensions of Empire (Mexico City, 1565-1595)
    5. The Travels of Alonso Ponce (New Spain, 1584-1589)
    6. The Conquest of New Mexico (1598)
  • Part Five: Spain, 1521-1600
    1. Touring Aztecs (1522-1529)
    2. Royal Entries (Toledo, 1533, and Naples, 1543)
    3. Great Balls of Fire (Trent, 1549)
    4. Noble Fantasies (Binche, 1549, and Rouen, 1550)
    5. Fêted Dreams of Peace (Andalusia, 1561-1571)
    6. Changing Tastes (Daroca to Valencia, 1585-1586)
    7. Gilded Indians (1521-1600)
  • Part Six: Epilogue
    1. Dancing With Malinche (New Mexico and Oaxaca, 1993-1994)
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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Robert Potter

This is a major contribution to the rich and fascinating cultural history of colonial-era Mexico and to the tumultuous clash of European and Native American values, institutions, and technologies.... It is beautifully written and makes compelling reading.
-- Robert Potter, Professor of Dramatic Art, University of California, Santa Barbara

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