Monthly Archives: January 2013

Cooperation and Conquest

In this week’s reading (A Culture of Stone chapters 2 and 3), Carolyn Dean details the ways in which Inkan use of stone represented both cooperation with and conquest of the land and its peoples. Stones, she says, represented the … Continue reading

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Native Conceptions of God in the Colonial Period

According to Mesoamerican Voices, the influence of the Spanish conquest on Spanish American culture is more complex than is commonly depicted nowadays. Although the Spanish did conduct brutal conquest of the region, and although endemic disease did wipe out a … Continue reading

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