Building colonial cities of God : mendicant orders and urban culture in New Spain, 1570-1800 /

This book tracks New Spain's mendicant orders past their so-called golden age of missions into the ensuing centuries and demonstrates that they had equally crucial roles in what Melvin terms the ""spiritual consolidation"" of cities. Beginning in the late sixteenth century,...

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Main Author: Melvin, Karen.
Published: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2012.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO e-books
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