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Author Harrison, Regina, author.

Title Sin and confession in colonial Peru : Spanish-Quechua penitential texts, 1560-1650 / Regina Harrison
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2014


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 310 pages) : illustrations
Series Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long series in Latin American and Latino art and culture
Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long series in Latin American and Latino art and culture.
Contents Confession and restitution in the Andes : Las Casas' Avisos y reglas -- Converts to confession : From ychu- (with straws) to confessacu- (as a Christian) -- Dictionary definitions : sin (hucha) and flesh (aycha) -- Codifying sexuality : huchallicu- (to sin, fornicate), huaça- (to have "improper" sex) -- Confessing commerce in the plaza : ranti-, catu-, manu- --Confessing work and laborers : llamca-, mit'a-, mink'a- -- Conclusion : wills as quasi-confession : testamentocta quellca
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English, Spanish, and Quechua
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Subject Catholic Church -- Missions -- Peru
Catholic Church.
Quechua language -- Peru -- History
Quechua language -- Peru -- Religious aspects
Indians of South America -- Missions -- Peru
Indians of South America -- Andes Region -- Social life and customs
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Native American.
HISTORY -- Latin America -- South America.
Indians of South America -- Missions.
Indians of South America -- Social life and customs.
Language and languages -- Political aspects.
Quechua language.
Peru -- Languages -- Political aspects
Peru -- History -- 1548-1820.
Andes Region.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780292758858