The Cross and the Serpent: Religious Represssion and Resurgence in Colonial Peru Hardcover – 1 Apr 1996
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Griffiths (Hispanic studies, U. of Birmingham) examines how the Spaniards conceived religious repression in the former Inca Empire, and how Andeans responded to repression through the 17th and 18th centuries, exploring in detail the conceptual framework and methods the Spaniards used to interpret native religion. He looks at Spaniards' identificati