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Colonial Habits

Convents and the Spiritual Economy of Cuzco, Peru

by Kathryn Burns

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Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Christian communities & monasticism,
  • Economic history,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Social aspects,
  • History,
  • Cuzco,
  • Social life and customs,
  • History - General History,
  • Religion,
  • Peru,
  • Christianity - History - Catholic,
  • Latin America - South America,
  • Gender Studies/Feminist Theory,
  • History, Latin American,
  • Religious Studies,
  • Convents,
  • Social conditions,
  • Women,
  • Christianity - General,
  • Cuzco (Peru),
  • Economic aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9845678M
    ISBN 100822322919
    ISBN 109780822322917

    Colonial Habits is a highly readable work that introduces valuable historical data and provides a fascinating analysis of the economy and spiritual interests in colonial Cuzco." -- Sister Maria Consuelo Sparks * Colonial Latin American Historical Review * "Except as saints and sinners, women have been marginalized in the study of colonial Peru. Ethnohistory () Colonial Habits: Convents and the Spiritual Economy of Cuzco, Peru. By Kathryn Burns. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, xi.

    According to Diderot, colonial empires frequently become the sites of extreme brutality because the colonists are far away from legal institutions and informal sanctions and this weakens the habits of restraint, exposing natural man’s full instinct for violence (Muthu ).   In Colonial Habits Kathryn Burns transforms our view of nuns as marginal recluses, making them central actors on the colonial stage. Beginning with the founding of South America's first convent, Burns shows that nuns in Cuzco played a vital part in subjugating Incas, creating a creole elite, and reproducing an Andean colonial order in which economic and spiritual interests were Author: Kathryn Burns.

    Colonial Habits: Convents and the Spiritual Economy of Cuzco, Peru. By Kathryn Burns. Kathryn Burns Related Book Chapters. Commercial Breaks. Fortuitous Breaks. Breaking the Sentence; Breaking the Sequenc. Breaking the Cycle. Breaking in Line. Breaking the Maya Code. The Stalemate Breaks.   Historian A. Roger Ekirch's book At Day's Close: Night in Times Past describes how households at this time retired a couple of hours after dusk, woke a few hours later for one to two hours, and then had a second sleep until dawn. During this waking period, people would relax, ponder their dreams, or have sex.


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In Colonial Habits Kathryn Burns transforms our view of nuns as marginal recluses, making them central actors on the colonial stage.

Beginning with the founding of South America’s first convent, Burns shows that nuns in Cuzco played a vital part in subjugating Incas, creating a creole elite, and reproducing an Andean colonial order in which economic and spiritual interests were Author: Kathryn Burns. In Colonial Habits Kathryn Burns transforms our view of nuns as marginal recluses, making them central actors on the colonial stage.

Beginning with the founding of South America’s first convent, Burns shows that nuns in Cuzco played a vital part in subjugating Incas, creating a creole elite, and reproducing an Andean colonial order in which economic and spiritual interests were Cited by:   In her book Colonial Habits: Convents and the Spiritual Economy of Cuzco, Peru, Kathryn Burns writes of three colonial convents of Cuzco- Santa Clara, Santa Catalina and Santa Teresa- and the role they took in establishing Spanish rule of Peru through their participation, and essentially creation of an economy based on spiritual faith/5.

In Colonial Habits Kathryn Burns transforms our view of nuns as marginal recluses, making them central actors on the colonial stage. Beginning with the founding of South America's first convent, Burns shows that nuns in Cuzco played a vital part in subjugating Incas, creating a creole elite, and reproducing an Andean colonial order in which economic and spiritual interests were.

In Colonial Habits Kathryn Burns transforms our view of nuns as marginal recluses, making them central actors on the colonial stage. Beginning with the founding of South America’s first convent, Burns shows that nuns in Cuzco played a vital part in subjugating Incas, creating a creole elite, and reproducing an Andean colonial order in which economic and spiritual interests were Brand: Duke University Press.

[H]er book is a product of perseverance as well as of scholarship. TLS. Carefully researched [and] well-written, Colonial Habits makes important contributions to the historiography of colonial Spanish America, and deserves a wide readership.

Journal of Interdisciplinary History - Author: Kathryn Burns. Colonial Habits as Colonial Habits. Twinam, Ann // Journal of Women's History;Spring, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p Reviews the book `Colonial Habits: Convents. In Colonial Habits Kathryn Burns transforms our view of nuns as marginal recluses, making them central actors on the colonial stage.

Beginning with the founding of South America’s first convent, Burns shows that nuns in Cuzco played a vital part in subjugating Incas, creating a creole elite, and reproducing an Andean colonial order in which economic and spiritual interests were.

In Colonial Habits Kathryn Burns transforms our view of nuns as marginal recluses, making them central actors on the colonial stage. Beginning with the founding of South America's first convent, Burns shows that nuns in Cuzco played a vital part in subjugating Incas, creating a creole elite, and reproducing an Andean colonial order in which economic and spiritual interests were Brand: Duke University Press Books.

InColonial HabitsKathryn Burns transforms our view of nuns as marginal recluses, making them central actors on the colonial stage.

Beginning with the founding of South Americars"s first convent, Burns shows that nuns in Cuzco played a vital part in subjugating Incas, creating a creole elite, and reproducing an Andean colonial order in which economic and spiritual interests were.

In Colonial Habits Kathryn Burns transforms our view of nuns as marginal recluses, making them central actors on the colonial stage.

Beginning with the founding of South America's first convent, Burns shows that nuns in Cuzco played a vital part in subjugating Incas, creating a creole elite, and reproducing an Andean colonial order in which economic and spiritual interests were 4/5(1).

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Colonial Habits: Convents and the Spiritual Economy of Cuzco, Peru: Kathryn Burns: Books - 5/5(4). Thoroughly researched in Peruvian and Spanish archives, artfully written, Colonial Habits opens up a number of fresh insights into colonial Andean history. This book should be of interest to students and specialists in the fields of colonial history, early modern history, comparative cultural history, women's studies, and religion.

Transforms our view of nuns as marginal recluses to one of central actors on the colonial stage. Beginning with the founding of South America's first convent, this title shows how nuns in Cuzco, Peru played an active part in reproducing an Andean colonial order in which economic and spiritual interests were inextricably fused.

The book concludes with the nuns' post colonial retreat from their previous roles, marginalized in the construction of a new republican order.

"Colonial Habits" will engage those interested in early modern economics, women in religion, Latin American studies, and the history of gender, class, and race. (source: Nielsen Book Data). Colonial Habits: Convents and the Spiritual Economy of Cuzco, Peru by Kathryn Burns and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at We also recommend Hung, Strung, & Potted: A History of Eating Habits in Colonial America, Sally Smith Booth.

How did the colonial American housewife bake her bread & cakes. "The home brick oven--whether adjacent to the hearth in the kitchen or a separate structure outside--was designed and used exclusively for bread, cake, and pastry.

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In the period leading up toa number of events led to a drastic change in the diet of the American colonists. As they could no longer depend on British and West Indian imports, agricultural practices of the colonists began to focus on becoming completely self.