History from Things: Indigenous Objects and Colonial Latin America

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<i>World History Connected</i> 9, no. 2

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Mundy, Barbara E.; Leibsohn, Dana
History; Art history; Historical geography; Colonialism; Latin America; Classical Archaeology and Art History; Latin American History
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The article discusses the themes of absence and resistance in the history of colonial Latin America. Historians have discovered evidence of indigenous historical agency by exploring acts of resistance. While teaching history, the method that involves pushing beyond traditional questions of aesthetic effect is suggested.