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CONTENTS PREFACE INTRODUCTION 1 TWO WORLDS MEET Native America. The European World. Why they Went. Church and State. 2 LA FLORIDA Message and Response. Europeans and Indians. 3 THE FOUR RIVERS OF SINALOA Sinaloa and Sonora. The Mission: Organization and Methods. Baptism and Epidemics. Fair with Occasional Showers Attitudes: Indian and European The Formality of Religion. Conversions: Sincere or Fake? 4 "CONQUEST, PACIFICATION, AND CONVERSION" The Uprooting of Idolatry 5 JULÍ: UTOPIA OR THEOCRACY Xulí of the Andes. Socio-Religious Structures. Doctrina Christiana. "The Devil has Persuaded Them." Isolation and Indoctrination. 6 THE GUARANÍ Beginnings. "Men of One Day" Why the European Came. "Arma M gica" The Kingdom of God on Earth. Tea and Cattle. From Folkways to Heresy. 7 ART, ARCHITECTURE, AND THEATRE Old Forms in New Settings Houses of God. The Great Estates. "Palaces in the Desert." Jesuit Theatre 8 THE BEAVER AND THE FLEUR DE LIS The Land between the Lakes. Politics, Culture, and Religion. Message and Response. Legacies. Go Left at the Gila River 9 MARYLAND: "A FINE, POOR MAN'S COUNTRY" St. Mary's City, 1634. Jesuits and Indians. Politics and Religion. Farms and Manors. Maryland Missionaries 10 RETROSPECTIVE Sources and Bibliography Index
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Jesuits -- Missions -- North America -- History.