To overcome oneself : the Jesuit ethic and spirit of global expansion, 1520-1767 /
To Overcome Oneself offers a novel retelling of the emergence of the Western concept of "modern self," demonstrating how the struggle to forge a self was enmeshed in early modern Catholic missionary expansion. Examining the practices of Catholics in Europe and New Spain from the 1520s thro...
Berkeley, CA :
University of California Press,
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