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Indian conquistadors : indigenous allies in the conquest of Mesoamerica / edited by Laura E. Matthew and Michel R. Oudijk
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c2007
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 3rd Floor  F1231 .I53 2007    AVAILABLE
Subject New Spain -- History, Military -- 16th century
Subject(s) Indians of Mexico -- Government relations
Indians of Central America -- Government relations
Physical Description xiv, 349 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-346)
Contents Introduction: the genre of conquest studies / Susan Schroeder -- Mesoamerican conquistadors in the sixteenth century / Michel R. Oudijk and Matthew Restall -- The conquest in images: stories of Tlaxcalteca and Quauhquecholteca conquistadors / Florine G.L. Asselbergs -- Whose conquest?: Nahua, Zapoteca, and Mixteca allies in the conquest of Central America / Laura E. Matthew -- Concubines and wives: reinterpreting native-Spanish intimate unions in sixteenth-century Guatemala / Robinson A. Herrera -- Conquest, coercion, and collaboration: Indian allies and the campaigns in Nueva Galicia / Ida Altman -- Forgotten allies: the origins and roles of native Mesoamerican auxiliaries and indios conquistadores in the Conquest of Yucatan, 1526-1550 / John F. Chuchiak IV -- The indios conquistadores of Oaxaca's Sierra Norte: from Indian conquerors to local Indians / Yanna Yannakakis -- Nahua Christian warriors in the Mapa de Cuauhtlantzinco, Cholula Parish / Stephanie Wood -- "By the force of their lives and the spilling of blood": flechero service and political leverage on a Nueva Galicia frontier / Bret Blosser
Alternate Author Matthew, Laura E.
Oudijk, Michel R

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