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The Resource Building colonial cities of God : mendicant orders and urban culture in New Spain, 1570-1800, Karen Melvin

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

Label
Building colonial cities of God : mendicant orders and urban culture in New Spain, 1570-1800
Title
Building colonial cities of God
Title remainder
mendicant orders and urban culture in New Spain, 1570-1800
Statement of responsibility
Karen Melvin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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, cities became home to the majority of friars and to the orders' wealthiest houses, and mendicants became deeply embedded in urban social and cultural life. Friars ministered to urban residents of all races and social standings and engaged in traditional mendicant activities, serving as preachers, confessors, spiritual
Cataloging source
E7B
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Melvin, Karen
Dewey number
271/.06072
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BX2820
LC item number
.M45 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Catholic Church
  • Catholic Church
  • Friars
  • Friars
  • Colonial cities
  • Colonial cities
  • Mexico
  • Mexico
  • Mexico
  • Spain
  • Catholic Church
  • RELIGION
  • Colonial cities
  • Friars
  • Spanish colonies
  • America
  • Mexico
  • HISTORY / Latin America / South America
Label
Building colonial cities of God : mendicant orders and urban culture in New Spain, 1570-1800, Karen Melvin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ordering cities : urban convents and friars, 1570-1810 -- 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
Control code
774290219
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 365 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804783255
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvqrm9j1
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774290219
Label
Building colonial cities of God : mendicant orders and urban culture in New Spain, 1570-1800, Karen Melvin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ordering cities : urban convents and friars, 1570-1810 -- 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
Control code
774290219
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 365 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804783255
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvqrm9j1
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774290219

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