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Building colonial cities of God : mendicant orders and urban culture in New Spain / Karen Melvin.

Author/creator Melvin, Karen (Assistant Professor of History)
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoStanford, California : Stanford University Press,
Descriptionxiii, 365 pages ; 24 cm
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Subject(s)
Portion of title Mendicant orders and urban culture in New Spain
Contents Ordering cities : urban convents and friars, 1570-1808 -- Distinguishing habits : corporate and collective mendicant identities -- Serving cities : orders and their urban ministries -- Defining religions : mendicant connections and disconnections in urban society -- Loving complaints : orders and the formation of local religious culture.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 323-355) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2011005472
ISBN9780804774864 (cloth : alk. paper)

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