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Title Dialogue with Europe, dialogue with the past : colonial Nahua and Quechua elites in their own words / edited by Justyna Olko, John Sullivan, and Jan Szemiński
Published Louisville, Colorado : University Press of Colorado, [2018]


Description 1 online resource (x, 363 pages)
Contents Intro; Contents; Introduction (Justyna Olko and Jan Szemiński); Nahua and Quechua Elites of the Colonial Period: Continuity and Change in a Cross-Cultural Context (Justyna Olko and Jan Szemiński); Our Approach to the Topic; Legal Status in the Spanish Empire: The Duality of Law; Local Organization; Negotiating the Economic Base of Existence; Symbols of Status and Legitimization of Power; Views of the Conquest; Challenging Europe: Cross-Cultural Dialogues and Indigenous Tradition within a Christian Vision of the World; Indigenous Writing; Native Agency in the Documents
The Language of the Documents: Communication, Translation, and Contact-Induced Change; Comparisons and Conclusions; Documents and Studies; Legal Proceedings; 1. Painting of the Idols of the Temple of Huitzilopochtli, Mexico Tenochtitlan, 1539-1540: Strategies to Safeguard Legitimacy (Maria Castañeda de la Paz); 2. Land Litigation, Tlatelolco, Mexico, 1558 (Julia Madajczak); 3. Lawsuit Brought by Juan Jiménez, Ocotelolco, Tlaxcala, Mexico, 1560 (Agnieszka Brylak); 4. Interrogation of Diego Xiuhnel, Tepeticpac, Tlaxcala, Mexico, 1563 (Agnieszka Brylak)
5. Investigation Regarding a Murder, Aquetzalpan, Tlaxcala, Mexico, 1564 (Agnieszka Brylak); 6. Land Sale Document, Tlaxcala, Mexico, 1607/1608 (Agnieszka Brylak); 7. Land Sale Document, Tlaxcala, Mexico, 1612 (Agnieszka Brylak); 8. Land Sale Document, Santa Bárbara Tamazolco, Mexico, 1637 (Justyna Olko and John Sullivan); 9. Land Sale Document, Cholula, Mexico, 1695 (Justyna Olko); 10. Dispute over Land Inheritance, Tlaxcala, Mexico, 1706 (John Sullivan); 11. Dispute over Land Inheritance, San Juan Ixtenco, Mexico, 1758 (Justyna Olko and John Sullivan); Wills
12. Testament of Catalina Papan, Tehuitzco, Mexico, 1571 (Justyna Olko); 13. Testament of María Toztecayatl, Tlaxcala, Mexico, 1576/1600 (Agnieszka Brylak); 14. Testament of Tomás Feliciano, Omaxac Huehuecalco, Coyoacan, Mexico, 1579 (Justyna Olko); 15. Testament of María Lapan, Ydcar Ayllu, Peru, 1596 (Patrycja Prządka-Giersz, Jan Szemiński, and John Sullivan); 16. Testament of Catalina Carguay Chumbi, Guarochiri, Peru, 1608 (Patrycja Prządka-Giersz, Jan Szemiński, and John Sullivan)
17. Testament of Martín Rimanga, San Gerónimo, Peru, 1612 (Patrycja Prządka-Giersz, Jan Szemiński, and John Sullivan); 18. Testament of Francisca de los Angeles, San Luis Obispo Chalco Tlalmanalco, Mexico, 1633/1743 (John Sullivan); 19. Testament of Don Diego de San Pedro, a Bill of Sale, and a Declaration of Wages, Santiago Tzacualco, Mexico, 1644 (Julia Madajczak); 20. Testament of Doña Juana Flores, Ambar, Peru, 1649 (Patrycja Prządka-Giersz, Jan Szemiński, and John Sullivan); 21. Testament of María Juana, San Juan Ixtenco, Mexico, 1739 (Justyna Olko); Petitions and Letters
Summary "A critical anthology of Indigenous-authored texts, including Nahua, Quechua, and Spanish which native peoples and Spaniards convey their perspectives on Spanish colonial order. The first volume with native testimonies of Spanish expansion and examines geographically and culturally realities of Indigenous elites in the colonial period" -- Provided by the publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Text in English, Nahuatl, Quechua and Spanish
Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 17, 2018)
Subject Nahuas -- Mexico -- History -- Sources
Quechua Indians -- Peru -- History -- Sources
Nahuatl language -- Texts
Quechua language -- Texts
Spanish language -- Texts
Elite (Social sciences) -- Mexico -- History
Elite (Social sciences) -- Peru -- History
HISTORY -- Latin America -- Mexico.
Elite (Social sciences)
Nahuatl language
Quechua Indians
Quechua language
Spanish language
Mexico -- History -- Spanish colony, 1540-1810 -- Sources
Peru -- History -- Conquest, 1522-1548 -- Sources
Genre/Form Sources
Form Electronic book
Author Olko, Justyna, editor
Sullivan, John, 1956- editor.
Szemiński, Jan, editor
ISBN 9781607328346