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by Alonso de Zorita,Benjamin Keen


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by Alonso de Zorita (Author), Benjamin Keen (Translator, Introduction). He has also translated The Spain of Ferdinand and Isabella (by Jean Hippolyte Mari‚jol) and The Life of the Admiral Christopher Columbus by His Son Ferdinand.

by Alonso de Zorita (Author), Benjamin Keen (Translator, Introduction). Paperback: 328 pages. Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press (September 15, 1994).

Written by Alonso de Zorita, a Spanish judge of high integrity and many years' experience . In his extensive introduction, Benjamin Keen provides a survey of the rise of Aztec.

Written by Alonso de Zorita, a Spanish judge of high integrity and many years' experience in colonial administration, it provides a detailed description of Aztec life before and after the Conquest. Based on Zorita's stay in Mexico from 1556 to 1566, it reflects the anguish felt by a devoted and humane servant of the Crown, who observed the misery inflicted upon the Indians by enslavement and Spanish-imposed tribute and labor systems. In his extensive introduction, Benjamin Keen provides a survey of the rise of Aztec society, conditions under post-Conquest colonial administration, and a biographical essay on Zoritas life and the reception of his work.

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Home Browse Books Book details, Life and Labor in Ancient Mexico: The Brief and. Life and Labor in Ancient Mexico: The Brief and Summary Relation of the Lords of New Spain. By Alonso de Zurita, Benjamin Keen. At the opening of the sixteenth century most of Central Mexico, from the fringes of the arid northern plateau southward to the lowlands of Tehuantepec, paid tribute to the Aztea1 of the Valley of Mexico.

Alonso De Zorita, Benjamin Keen. Written by Alonso de Zorita, a Spanish judge of high integrity and many years' experience in colonial administration, it provides a detailed description of Aztec life before and after the Conquest

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Rutgers University Press, 1963 pp. 200-213. 18 A Franciscan Assesses Indigenous Christianity in Mexico, 1576. Fray Bernardino de Sahagún was not one of the first Twelve Franciscans in Mexico, but he arriv ed early when friars’ evangelization of the Nahuas (Aztecs) was in its most optimistic period. Sahagún lived through that period and well beyond, when optimism faded and Sahagún and other friars admitted fundamental failure in truly converting Indians to Christianity.

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Translated, and with an introduction by Benjamin Keen. Zurita, Alonso de, ca. 1512-1585 author.

Translated and with an introduction by Benjamin Keen.

Mexico - Antiquities. Mexico - History - Spanish colony, 1540-1810. Translated and with an introduction by Benjamin Keen.

The "Brief and Summary Relation of the Lords of New Spain" is one of the major contemporary accounts of the economic, political, and social impact of the conquest of Aztec Mexico. Written by Alonso de Zorita, a Spanish judge of high integrity and many years' experience in colonial administration, it provides a detailed description of Aztec life before and after the Conquest. Based on Zorita's stay in Mexico from 1556 to 1566, it reflects the anguish felt by a devoted and humane servant of the Crown, who observed the misery inflicted upon the Indians by enslavement and Spanish-imposed tribute and labor systems

In his extensive introduction, Benjamin Keen provides a survey of the rise of Aztec society, conditions under post-Conquest colonial administration, and a biographical essay on Zoritas life and the reception of his work. With a new preface on recent scholarship and issues in Zorita's work, this edition remains the standard translation in English of the "Brief Relation."


Life and Labor in Ancient Mexico: The Brief and Summary Relation of the Lords of New Spain download epub
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Author: Alonso de Zorita,Benjamin Keen
ISBN: 0806126795
Category: History
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press (September 15, 1994)
Pages: 328 pages