Memories of Conquest: Becoming Mexicano in Colonial Guatemala

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2012 - History - 318 pages
Indigenous allies helped the Spanish gain a foothold in the Americas. What did these Indian conquistadors expect from the partnership, and what were the implications of their involvement in Spain's New World empire? Laura Matthew's study of Ciudad Vieja,
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Mexicans Maya from Teotihuacan to Tollan
13
Warfare Alliance in the Shadow of Tenochtitlan
39
Conquest Settlement in Central America
70
Ciudad Vieja as Indian Town Colonial Altepetl
132
Militias Cofradías Cabildos Compadres
178
Language Ladinization Mexicano Identity
231
Conclusion
269
Bibliography
287
Index
309
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Laura E. Matthew is associate professor of history at Marquette University.

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