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The Book in the Iberian Atlantic, 1492–1824

Eugenia Roldán Vera.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion; Social and Cultural History; Intellectual History. 8628 words.

The Atlantic world has not only been a geographic space for the exchange of people and products. Since the 16th century, it has also been a cultural space for the production, exchange,...

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3 Britannia sancta: Catholicism, Counter‐Reformation, and the Landscape

Alexandra Walsham.

in The Reformation of the Landscape

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); British History; Social and Cultural History. 34420 words.

This chapter considers how the landscape was implicated in Roman Catholicism’s struggle to resist the attempts of the Tudor and Stuart state to eradicate it. It describes how the...

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Conclusion

Alexandra Walsham.

in The Reformation of the Landscape

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); British History; Social and Cultural History. 5541 words.

The conclusion uses the history of a Carmarthenshire holy well to restate the themes of the main chapters of the book. It re-emphasizes the way in which the Protestant and Catholic...

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Contextualizing the Popol Wuj from Friar Ximénez to the Digital Age

Néstor Quiroa.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online November 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion; Social and Cultural History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 10384 words.

Regarded as an ethnohistorical treasure, the Popol Wuj narrative has been read exclusively as a freestanding, self-contained text used to inquire into a history far removed from when it was...

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Convent and Family Property in New Spain

Rosalva Loreto López.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 12432 words.

The process of establishing women’s convents in Hispanic America must be understood as the result of converging expectations from the crown, the church, and important laypeople who were...

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Digital Resources: Christianity in New Spain (Mexico)

Kristian J. Fabian and David T. Orique.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 6490 words.

A variety of useful digital resources provide material for enriching the study of Christianity in New Spain (colonial Mexico). Such records, covering the period from the fall of...

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5 God's Great Book in Folio: Providence, Science, and the Natural Environment

Alexandra Walsham.

in The Reformation of the Landscape

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); British History; Social and Cultural History. 28630 words.

This chapter considers the evolving relationship between religion and natural philosophy in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It explores how the theology of creation and providence...

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The Guaraní Missions in the Jesuit Province of Paraguay, 1609–1800

Eduardo Neumann.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 9684 words.

The establishment of the Jesuit Province of Paraguay in 1609 expanded upon the “spiritual conquest” of the Guaranís of South America. The liminal position of this territory, located between...

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The History of Emotions in Colonial Latin America

Jacqueline Holler.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion; Social and Cultural History. 11004 words.

The history of emotion is one of the strongest currents in contemporary historiography. Historians and the public have always considered emotion important, but it has become a topic in...

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2 Idols in the Landscape: The Impact of the Protestant Reformation

Alexandra Walsham.

in The Reformation of the Landscape

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); British History; Social and Cultural History. 32341 words.

This chapter considers the impact of the Protestant Reformation on the sacred landscape described in Chapter 1. It explores the theology of idolatry that underpinned drives to purge not...

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