Ceremonies of possession in Europe's conquest of the New World, 1492-1640 /
This work of comparative history explores the array of ceremonies that Europeans performed to enact their taking possession of the New World. Frenchmen reproduced the grandeur of royal processions wherever possible, always ending in dialogue with the indigenous peoples. Spaniards made solemn speeche...
|Published:||Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995.|
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