The Identity of Diego Muñoz Camargo

  title={The Identity of Diego Mu{\~n}oz Camargo},
  author={Charles Gibson},
Tlaxcala’s ‘redondez’ and the making of new worlds: from global empire to Indian province in Descripción de la ciudad y provincia de Tlaxcala (1581–1585)
Tlaxcala, an indigenous province in New Spain, was an ally to Hernán Cortés and an active participant in the wars of conquest against the Mexica Empire. In their position and identity as Indian
The Giant Remains: Mesoamerican Natural History, Medicine, and Cycles of Empire
Giant bones unearthed throughout the Mesoamerican countryside provoked early modern thinkers to grapple with the earth’s ages, partially syncretizing Nahua histories of human conquest with Spanish
Codiphagia in Diego Muñoz Camargo’s «Descripción de la ciudad y provincia de Tlaxcala» (1584)
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Codigofagia en los textos visuales de la descripción de la ciudad y provincia de Tlaxcala (1584)
La Descripción de la ciudad y provincia de Tlaxcala (1584), Diego Muñoz Camargo, es un claro ejemplo de la interrelación de horizontes culturales europeos e indígenas durante la primera etapa de la
Scorned Subjects in Colonial Objects
Abstract Focusing on colonial Spanish America, we explore scorned subjects—indigenous things that were identified as vital, sentient subjects by the people who made and used them but reclassified as
‘Vienen de gente de mucha discreción y entendimiento:’ ethnic identity, ambivalence, and colonial discourses in Diego Muñoz Camargo’s Descripción de la ciudad y provincia de Tlaxcala
Diego Muñoz Camargo's Descripción de la ciudad y provincia de Tlaxcala (1585) is a well-known reference on the history of Tlaxcala that scholars have studied to better understand Tlaxcalan
Indigenous Elites and Creole Identity in Colonial Mexico, 1500-1800
1. Introduction 2. The natural lords: asserting continuity, 1531-66 3. Cacique informants and early Spanish texts, 1535-80 4. Cacique-chroniclers and the origins of Creole historiography, 1580-1640
The Original Alva Ixtlilxochitl Manuscripts at Cambridge University
Upon his death in 1700, the bulk of the large collection of books and manuscripts belonging to the Mexican scholar don Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora (1645–1700) was left to the Jesuit College of Saint
Expanding Ethnicity in Sixteenth-Century Anahuac: Ideologies of Ethnicity and Gender in the Nation-Building Process
It is common knowledge that ethnicity has played an important role in defining nations. This was certainly true during the sixteenth century when Spain and Portugal were expanding their empires and