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Negotiation within Domination: New Spain's Indian Pueblos Confront the Spanish State
edited by Ethelia Ruiz Medrano and Susan Kellogg
translated by Russ Davidson
University Press of Colorado, 2016
eISBN: 978-1-60732-033-3 | Cloth: 978-1-60732-032-6 | Paper: 978-1-60732-589-5
Library of Congress Classification F1231.N45 2010
Dewey Decimal Classification 972.02

Although indigenous communities reacted to Spanish presence with significant acts of resistance and rebellion, they also turned to negotiation to deal with conflicts and ameliorate the consequences of colonial rule. This affected not only the development of legal systems in New Spain and Mexico but also the survival and continuation of traditional cultures.

 Bringing together work by Mexican and North American historians, this collection is a crucially important and rare contribution to the field. Negotiation within Domination is a valuable resource for native peoples as they seek to redefine and revitalize their identities and assert their rights relating to language and religion, ownership of lands and natural resources, rights of self-determination and self-government, and protection of cultural and intellectual property. It will be of interest primarily to specialists in the field of colonial studies and historians and ethnohistorians of New Spain.

Contributors: R. Jovita Baber, José Manuel A. Chávez-Gómez, Susan Kellogg, Edward W. Osowski, María de los Ángeles Romero Frizzi, Ethelia Ruiz Medrano, Cuauhtémoc Velasco Ávila, Yanna P. Yannakakis

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