New release: Ana de Zaballa Beascoechea, Indian Marriage before and after the Council of Trent: from pre-Hispanic Marriage to Christian Marriage in New Spain

November 10, 2015
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Ana de Zaballa Beascoechea
Indian Marriage before and after the Council of Trent: from pre-Hispanic Marriage to Christian Marriage in New Spain
Benedetta Albani, Paolo Aranha, Michela Catto (Hg.), Tridentine Marriage in a Global Perspective, Frankfurt am Main: Max Planck Institute for European Legal History [Global Perspectives on Legal History, 2016, Forthcoming]
Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2015-10
Social Science Research Network

This article describes the changes in the Indian marriage, the acceptance or rejection of pre-Hispanic customs, before and after the Council of Trent. Also studied it was how assimilated or rejected Christian marriage among Indians. For them, not only the sacrament itself, but also some habits and customs, social links, assumptions or preferences, and practices related to Christian marriage, over pre-Hispanic habits is reviewed.

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