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By Inga Clendinnen

this can be either a particular learn of conversion in a nook of the Spanish Empire, and a piece with implications for the certainty of eu domination and local resistance in the course of the colonial global. Dr Clendinnen explores the intensifying clash among competing and more and more divergent Spanish visions of Yucatan and its harmful results. She seeks to penetrate the methods of considering and feeling of the Mayan Indians in a close reconstruction in their evaluation of the intruders.

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