The Mexican Mission

  title={The Mexican Mission},
  author={Ryan Dominic Crewe},
between the illustrated Nahuatl lexicon of human anatomy and Sahagún’s lament for the loss of life and the fragmentation of the body politic in the midst of the 1576 plague. This book is an important contribution to Sahaguntine studies in its collection of insightful essays by established scholars, including revised versions of some now-classic scholarship. The relatively succinct chapters are well suited for university instruction, for both core curricula and specialized courses. It is a… 
Religion in Sixteenth-Century Mexico
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espanolEl hispanismo o la fascinacion por todo lo “espanol” tienen una larga tradicion en los Estados Unidos. El fenomeno ha tenido tanto manifestaciones populares como academicas, y por lo tanto
Aztec Feast Cycle
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Migrants, Mendicants, and Mary
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  • Political Science, History
  • 2006
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The "Original Conquest" of Oaxaca: Nahua and Mixtec Accounts of the Spanish Conquest
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