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Description - Priest-Indian Conflict in Upper Peru by Nicholas A. Robins

The Great Rebellion claimed tens of thousands of lives and traumatized imperial psyches for decades. It was one of the most devastating political and human disasters in Latin American colonial history. Using extensive primary research, Nicholas A. Robins delves into the fractious relations between Indian communities and their clergy and the role that such tensions played as a major causal factor in the rebellion. Powerful case histories offer rare insights into the daily exercise of power in colonial Andean villages. Compelling archival evidence provides a riveting portrait of clerical abuse in rural villages and reveals how Indian peoples challenged and resisted ruling powers with varying degrees of success.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780815631422
ISBN-10: 0815631421
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Syracuse University Press
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publish Date: 1-May-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Nicholas A. Robins

Nicholas A. Robins is a visiting scholar at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Duke University. He is the author or editor of seven books in the field, including Native Insurgencies and the Genocidal Impulse in the Americas.

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