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By Alejandro Caneque

ISBN-10: 0415944449

ISBN-13: 9780415944441

ISBN-10: 0415944457

ISBN-13: 9780415944458

To rule their monstrous new American territories, the Spanish monarchs appointed viceroys in an try to reproduce the monarchical approach of presidency winning on the time in Europe. yet regardless of the political importance of the determine of the viceroy, little is understood in regards to the mechanisms of viceregal strength and its relation to rules of kingship. reading this determine, The King's Living Image demanding situations long-held views at the political nature of Spanish colonialism, convalescing, while, the complexity of the political discourses and practices of Spanish rule. It does so via learning the viceregal political tradition that constructed in New Spain within the 16th and 17th centuries and the mechanisms, either formal and casual, of viceregal rule. In so doing, The King's dwelling Image questions the very life of a "colonial nation" and contends that imperial strength was once constituted in ritual ceremonies. It additionally emphasizes the viceroys' importance in engaging in the civilizing venture of the Spanish monarchy in regards to the indigenous inhabitants. The King's Living Image will redefine the ways that students have ordinarily checked out the viceregal management in colonial Mexico.

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