Indian conquistadors : indigenous allies in the conquest of Mesoamerica / edited by Laura E. Matthew and Michel R. Oudijk

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Subjects: Indians of Mexico--Government relations
Indians of Central America--Government relations
New Spain--History, Military--16th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c2007
LC Classification: F
Table of Contents: List of Figures
List of Maps
List of Tables
Introduction: The Genre of Conquest Studies / Susan Schroeder 5
Ch. 1. Mesoamerican Conquistadors in the Sixteenth Century / Michel R. Oudijk, Matthew Restall 28
Ch. 2. The Conquest in Images: Stories of Tlaxcalteca and Quauhquecholteca Conquistadors / Florine G. L. Asselbergs 65
Ch. 3. Whose Conquest? Nahua, Zapoteca, and Mixteca Allies in the Conquest of Central America / Laura E. Matthew 102
Ch. 4. Concubines and Wives: Reinterpreting Native-Spanish Intimate Unions in Sixteenth-Century Guatemala / Robinson A. Herrera 127
Ch. 5. Conquest Coercion, and Collaboration: Indian Allies and the Campaigns in Nueva Galicia / Ida Altman 145
Ch. 6. Forgotten Allies: The Origins and Roles of Native Mesoamerican Auxiliaries and Indios Conquistadores in the Conquest of Yucatan, 1526-1550 / John F. Chuchiak IV 175
Ch. 7. The Indios Conquistadores of Oaxaca's Sierra Norte: From Indian Conquerors to Local Indians / Yanna Yannakakis 227
Ch. 8. Nahua Christian Warriors in the Mapa de Cuauhtlantzinco, Cholula Parish / Stephanie Wood 254
Ch. 9. "By the Force of Their Lives and the Spilling of Blood": Flechero Service and Political Leverage on a Nueva Galicia Frontier / Bret Blosser 289
Conclusion / Laura E. Matthew, Michel R. Oudijk 317
Glossary 325
Bibliography 327
List of Contributors 347
Additional Authors: Matthew, Laura
Oudijk, Michel R
Notes: LCCN: 2007012428
ISBN: 9780806138541 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0806138548 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-346)
Contents: Introduction : the genre of conquest studies / Susan Schroeder -- Mesoamerican conquistadors in the sixteenth century / Michel R. Oudijk and Matthew Restall -- The conquest in images : stories of Tlaxcalteca and Quauhquecholteca conquistadors / Florine G.L. Asselbergs -- Whose conquest? : Nahua, Zapoteca, and Mixteca allies in the conquest of Central America / Laura E. Matthew -- Concubines and wives : reinterpreting native-Spanish intimate unions in sixteenth-century Guatemala / Robinson A. Herrera -- Conquest, coercion, and collaboration : Indian allies and the campaigns in Nueva Galicia / Ida Altman -- Forgotten allies : the origins and roles of native Mesoamerican auxiliaries and indios conquistadores in the Conquest of Yucatan, 1526-1550 / John F. Chuchiak IV -- The indios conquistadores of Oaxaca's Sierra Norte : from Indian conquerors to local Indians / Yanna Yannakakis -- Nahua Christian warriors in the Mapa de Cuauhtlantzinco, Cholula Parish / Stephanie Wood -- "By the force of their lives and the spilling of blood" : flechero service and political leverage on a Nueva Galicia frontier / Bret Blosser
Physical Description: xiv, 349 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 105454617
ISBN/ISSN: 9780806138541

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