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AHIS128_04 - The Second Conquest: Envisioning a New...

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Unformatted text preview: The Second Conquest: Envisioning a New Religion • Franciscans : in Santo Domingo before 1500; in New Spain in 1524 (The Twelve); in Peru ca. 1546 • Dominicans : in the Caribbean in 1510, in New Spain in 1526 , in Peru by 1534 • Augustinians: in New Spain in 1533 , in Peru in 1551 Later arrival: • Jesuits: 1572 Missionaries in the New World Paradoxical Position of Missionaries in the New World • Constructive attitudes • Destructive attitudes due to ideological conflicts Paradoxical Position of Missionaries in the New World • Constructive attitudes – communication: linguistic training, cultural understanding, field experience – educators in Indian colleges, e.g. Santa Cruz de Tlatelolco, in Mexico City – protection of human, legal, and social rights: Bartolomé de las Casas (Dominican), A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies [1542] (1552), Apologetic History of the People of These Indies (1566) – preservation of Amerindian culture: Bernardino de Sahagún (Franciscan), Florentine Codex in collaboration with native informers and scribes Paradoxical Position of Missionaries in the New World • Destructive attitudes – enforce a new religion and seek to eradicate previous...
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2011 for the course AHIS 128G at USC.

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AHIS128_04 - The Second Conquest: Envisioning a New...

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