The Tepehuan Revolt of 1616: Militarism, Evangelism, and Colonialism in Seventeenth-Century Nueva Vizcaya (review)

@article{Offutt2001TheTR,
  title={The Tepehuan Revolt of 1616: Militarism, Evangelism, and Colonialism in Seventeenth-Century Nueva Vizcaya (review)},
  author={L. S. Offutt},
  journal={The Americas},
  year={2001},
  volume={58},
  pages={302 - 303}
}
  • L. S. Offutt
  • Published 2001
  • Sociology
  • The Americas
  • Charlotte Gradie’s study of the 1616 Tepehuan Revolt is, to varying degrees, an examination of the revolt itself, an investigation of the maturation of the Jesuit “project” in Spanish North America, and an analysis of the development of Spanish frontier policy more generally. Gradie proposes moving beyond the standard explanations for the revolt—as the work of the Devil, in the Jesuits’ estimation, or attributable to the “treacherous character of the Tepehuanes,” as others would have it— to a… CONTINUE READING