Table of contents for Ambivalent conquests : Maya and Spaniard in Yucatan, 1517-1570 / Inga Clendinnen.

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List of illustrations                           page xii
Preface to the second edition                      xiii
Preface to the first edition                         xv
Acknowledgments                                    xvii

Part I: Spaniards                                                I
1 Explorers                                                   3
2 Conquerors                                       20
3 Settlers                                         38
4 Missionaries                                     45
5 Conflict                                         57
6 Crisis                                           72
7 Attrition                                        93
8 Retrospections                                   112
Epilogue: The hall of mirrors                      127

Part II: Indians                                   I29
9 Finding out                                      13I
10 Connections                                     I39
11 Continuities                                    I54
12 Assent                                          161
Epilogue: Confusion of tongues                     I90

Appendix: A sampler of documents                   I95
  Diego de Landa's indictment of the Sotuta Indians           195
  The confessions                                  I97
Glossary of Spanish and Maya terms                 210
Notes                                              212
Select bibliography                                230
Index                                              240


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Yucat‚an Peninsula History, Mexico History Conquest, 1519-1540, Mexico History Spanish colony, 1540-1810, Mayas First contact with Europeans, Mayas History 16th century, Mayas Cultural assimilation, Indians, Treatment of Yucat‚an Peninsula