By Matthew D. O'Hara
O’Hara makes a speciality of interactions among church specialists and parishioners from the late-colonial period into the early-national interval, first in Mexico urban and later within the surrounding geographical region. Paying specific awareness to disputes concerning caste prestige, the class of “Indian,” and the possession of estate, he demonstrates that spiritual collectivities from local parishes to casual devotions served as advanced yet potent technique of political association for plebeians and peasants. while, longstanding spiritual practices and concepts made colonial social identities linger into the many years following independence, good after republican leaders officially abolished the caste method that categorized contributors based on racial and ethnic standards. those institutional and cultural legacies will be profound, on account that they raised basic questions about political inclusion and exclusion accurately while Mexico used to be attempting to envision and become aware of new kinds of political neighborhood. The modes of belonging and organizing created through colonialism supplied openings for well known mobilization, yet they have been regularly stalked via their origins as instruments of hierarchy and marginalization.
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A Flock Divided: Race, Religion, and Politics in Mexico, 1749–1857 (e-Duke books scholarly collection.) by Matthew D. O'Hara