Cycles of Conquest: The Impact of Spain, Mexico, and the United States on the Indians of the Southwest, 1533-1960

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University of Arizona Press, 1962 - History - 609 pages
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CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION - CULTURAL FRONTIERS
The Overlapping Conquests of North America
The Indians of Northwestern New Spain About 1600
The Rancheria Peoples
The Village Peoples
The Band Peoples
Nonagricultural Bands
Reactions to Conquest
PART I - THE FLOW OF HISTORY: EVENTS OF CONTACT
Introduction
Chapter One - Tarahumaras
Chapter Two - Mayos and Yaquis
Chapter Three - Lower Pimas and Opatas
Chapter Four - Seris
Chapter Five - Upper Pimas
Chapter Six - Eastern Pueblos
Chapter Seven - Western Pueblos
Chapter Eight - Navajos
Chapter Nine - Western Apaches
Chapter Ten - Yumans
PART II - THE FRAMEWORK OF CONTACT: PROGRAMS FOR CIVILIZATION
Introduction
Chapter Eleven -The Spanish Program
The Culture of the Conquest
The Frontier Institutions: "The Mission Community, The Spanish Town"
The Conflicts in Spanish Culture
Bearers of Spanish Culture
Techniques of Culture Transfer
Changes in the Spanish Program
Chapter Twelve -The Mexican Program
Chapter Thirteen -The Anglo -American Program
Historical Bases of Anglo Policy
The Content of Anglo Policy
The Nature of the Contact Communities: "The Reservation Community, The Anglo -American Town"
The Conflicts in Anglo Culture
Bearers of Anglo Culture
PART III - RESULTS OF CONTACT: THE COURSE OF CULTURAL CHANGE
Chapter Fourteen - Political Incorporation
Starting Points: "The Native Political Systems, Contrasts with Spanish Government"
First Steps in Political Adaptation
Political Resistance and Assimilation in Sonora and Chihuahua
Protection and Dependency in Arizona and New Mexico
Results of PoliticalIncorporation
Chapter Fifteen -Linguistic Unification
The Diffusion of Spanish
The Diffusion of English
The Extinction of Indian Languages
The Persistence and Modification of Indian Languages: "Spanish Influences, English Influences, Influences of Literacy Programs, Functional Change"
The Influence of Indian Languages on Spanish and English
Chapter Sixteen -Community Reorientation
Changes in the Size and Shape of Indian Communities
The Growth of Alternative Family Patterns
The Individual in Society: "Personal Names, Other Trends"
Factions and Parties
Chapter Seventeen -Religious Diversification
The Diffusion of Catholicism
The Many Voices of Protestantism
The Rise of New Religions
The Persistence of Indian Religions
Chapter Eighteen -Economic Integration
The Decline of Farming
The Introduction of Livestock
The Growth of Economic Interdependence
Craftwork -The Distinctive Indian Specialization
Corporate Enterprise
PART IV - PATHS TO CIVILIZATION: THE PROCESSES OF CULTURAL CHANGE
Chapter Nineteen -The Processes of Acculturation
The Growth of Common Culture
The Sense of Identity
Chapter Twenty -Enclaves and Cultural Evolution
  

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Contents

EVENTS OF CONTACT
21
Chapter FourteenPolitical Incorporation
371
Chapter FifteenLinguistic Unification
421
Chapter SixteenCommunity Reorientation
462
Chapter SeventeenReligious Diversification
502
Chapter EighteenEconomic Integration
539
Chapter TwentyEnclaves and Cultural Evolution
581
BIRLIOGRAPHIC NOTES
587
INDEX
600
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Edward H. Spicer held a joint appointment in anthropology and sociology at the University of Arizona. Edward passed on April 5, 1983.

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