By Matthew D. O'Hara
O’Hara specializes in interactions among church professionals and parishioners from the late-colonial period into the early-national interval, first in Mexico urban and later within the surrounding nation-state. Paying specific cognizance to disputes relating to caste prestige, the class of “Indian,” and the possession of estate, he demonstrates that non secular collectivities from local parishes to casual devotions served as complicated yet powerful technique of political association for plebeians and peasants. while, longstanding spiritual practices and ideas made colonial social identities linger into the many years following independence, good after republican leaders officially abolished the caste method that categorized contributors in accordance with racial and ethnic standards. those institutional and cultural legacies will be profound, because they raised basic questions about political inclusion and exclusion accurately whilst Mexico used to be attempting to envision and detect new varieties of political group. The modes of belonging and organizing created by means of colonialism supplied openings for renowned mobilization, yet they have been continuously stalked by way of 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