The On-line International Newsletter On the History of Ideas in Colonial Latin America

published by OUR LADY OF THE LAKE UNIVERSITY of San Antonio, Texas

Volume 4 Number 1 February 1995

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Colegios is sent to scholars throughout the world. If you have information about publications or conferences for philosophers, theologians, or historians interested in the colonial period, please send it to Colegios. Submissions to Colegios will be accepted in SPANISH, PORTUGUESE, ENGLISH, or your favorite colonial tongue. The deadline for the September, 1995 edition is August 15, 1994. Please send complete information to:

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A nuestros/as colegas latinoamericanos/as cordialmente pedimos que nos envien informacion sobre las conferencias academicos, tambien de los libros y periodicos sobre el tema de la historia de las ideas en America Latina colonial.


February 17-18, 1995. "Placing Gender in Latin America" at Duke University. Contact: Alexandra Fitts // Dept. of Romance Languages // 205 Languages // Duke University // Durham NC 27706 // USA.

March 8-12, 1995. "The Third Meeting of the International Society for the Classical Tradition (ISCT)" at Boston University. Two possible sessions of interest: The Classical Tradition and the Americas: European images of the Americas and the Classical Tradition; The Classical Tradition and the Americas: the Classical Tradition in the Latin American countries. Contact: ISCT: Third Meeting // Institute for the Classical Tradition // Boston University // 745 Commonwealth Avenue // Boston MA 02215 // USA. Fax/Phone: (617) 353-7369. Phone: (617) 353-7370. E-Mail: <isct@acs.bu.edu>.

March 31-April 1, 1995. "Northeast Modern Language Association" in Boston, Massachusetts. "Rehistoricizing/ Dehistoricizing the Medieval Iberian Text" Contact: Prof. Toni Pila Esposito // The University of Pennsylvania // Department of Romance Languages // 521 Williams Hall // Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305 // E-Mail: <esposito@sas.upenn.edu>.

May 19-21, 1995. "Logic and the Workings of the Mind: Ramus to Kant." University of Western Ontario, London, Canada. Contact: Thomas M. Lennon // Early Modern Logic Project // Philosophy Department // University of Western Ontario // London, Canada, N6A 3K7, or send e-mail to Lorne Falkenstein <LFalkens@uwovax.uwo.ca>

August 4-7, 1995. "88th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association". Island of Maui, in Hawaii. Profs. Marilyn Boxer and Robert W. Cherny // AHA-PCB Program Committee Co-Chairs // Department of History // San Francisco State University // San Francisco, CA. 94132. FAX: (415) 338-7539 OR (415) 338-2514. E-MAIL: <cherny@sfsu.edu> or <mboxer@sfsu.edu>.

November 8-11, 1995. "61st Annual Southern Historical Association Meeting." New Orleans. Contact: Dr. William F. Holmes // Secretary-Treasurer // The Southern Historical Association // History Department // U of Georgia // Athens, Georgia 30602-1602.


The Colonial Latin American Historical Review (CLAHR) invites the submission of manuscripts pertaining to Luso-Hispano America's colonial era (1492-1821). Essays must be original, non-published research, and may be submitted in either English or Spanish. Authors should include three hard copies of the manuscript along with a copy on disk in WorkPerfect 5.1 or any other IBM compatible software. Manuscripts should not exceed thriry double-spaced typed pages, including noted and any pertinent camera-ready graphics or illustrations, and should follow the format of the Chicago Manual of Style. Please send manuscript submissions to Dr. Joseph P. Sanchez, Editor // Colonial Latin American Historical Review // Spanish Colonial Research Center // Zimmermann Library // University of New Mexico // Albuquerque, NM 87131 // USA. PHONE: (505) 766-8743. FAX: (505) 277-4603.

Estudios de historia novohispana (founded 1966), an annual review of the Instituto de Investigaciones Historicas of the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, seeks articles and book reviews about all aspects of the history of New Spain, which includes not only colonial Mexico but also the Spanish colonial history of the U.S. Southwest, the Caribbean and Philippines. The articles should be unpublished and make an original contribution to this area of knowledge. The author should also send a resume and an abstract; English and Spanish are the accepted languages. All papers are evaluated by the Editorial Committee. For details and questions about submissions, sent E-mail to Felipe Castro, editor <fcastro@redvax1.dgsca.unam.mx> or FAX to (5) 6650070.


The latest additions to this fine series are:

Fray Juan de Zumarraga. Regla cristiana breve. Edicion critica y estudio preliminar por Ildefonso Adeva.

Jose Aldjos-Grau, Carmen. Diego Valades: educador de Neuva Espan~a: Ideas pedagogicas de la Rethorica Christiana (1579).

Both are published by Ediciones Eunate, FAX: 948-303237. TELEPHONE: 948-303237. (Pamplona, Spain).


Arroyo Hidalgo, Susana. El primero suen~o de Sor Juana: estudio semantico y retorico. (Mexico City: UNAM, 1993).

Auat, Luis Alejandro. "El Poder en Francisco de Vitoria." Nuevas Propuestas 12 (Diciembre, 1992):27-48. {Nuevas Propuestas is available from Dr. Matias Zuzek // Universidad Catolica de Santiago del Estero // Av. Alsina y Nun~ez del Prado - CC 285 // 4200, Santiago del Estero // Argentina. FAX: (54-85} 21-9754.}

Auat, Luis Alejandro. "Dominio y Comunicacion: El Poder en Francisco de Vitoria." Nuevas Propuestas 13 (Junio, 1993):101- 141.

Auat, Luis Alejandro. "Para una Hermeneutica del Poder en Francisco de Vitoria." Nuevas Propuestas 14 (Diciembre, 1993):55- 71.

Auat, Luis Alejandro. "La Cuestion del Poder: Vitoria y la Filosofia Actual." Nuevas Propuestas 15 (Junio, 1994):83-110.

Boyer, Richard. Lives of the Bigamists: Marriage, Family, and Community in Colonial Mexico. (Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1995).

Bautista Mendez, P. Fr. Juan, O.P. Cronica de la Provincia de Santiago de Mexico de la Orden de Predicadores (1521-1564). Intro. by Justo Alberto Fernandez. (Mexico City: Porrua, 1993).

Bugarin, Jose Antonio. Visita de las misiones del Nayarit, 1768- 1769. Edited by Jean Meyer. (Mexico City: Centro de Estudios Mexicanos y Centroamericanos, 1993).

Cahill, David. "Colour by Numbers: Racial and Ethnic Categories in the Viceroyalty of Peru." Journal of Latin American Studies 26 (1994):325-346.

Camorlinga, Jose Maria. Dos Religiones: Azteca-Cristiana. (Mexico City: Plaza y Valdes, 1993).

Chang-Rodriguez, Raquel. "The Self and History in Amerindian Texts of Colonial Peru." Latin American Literature and Arts. 43 (1990):8-12.

Chang-Rodriguez, Raquel. Violencia y Subversion en la Prosa Colonial Hispanoamericano: Siglos XVI, XVII. 2nd ed., rev. (Mexico City-Linsley Park, Md.: Literal Books Dist., 1994).

Cline, Sarah. "The Spiritual Conquest Reexamined: Baptism and Christian Marriage in Early Sixteenth-Century Mexico" Hispanic American Historical Review 73 (l993): ??

Colahan, Clark. The Visions of Sor Maria de Agreda: Writing, Knowledge and Power. (Tucson & London: The University of Arizona Press, 1994).

Crosby, Harry W. Antigua California: Mission And Colony On The Peninsular Frontier, 1697-1768 (University of New Mexico Press, 1994).

Dolan, Jay P. and Deck, Allan Figueroa. Hispanic Catholic Culture in the U.S. (Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 1994). Dolan, Jay P. and Hinojosa, Gilberto M. Mexican Americans and the Catholic Church, 1900-1965. (Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 1994).

Dolan, Jay P. and Vidal, Jaime R. Puerto Rican and Cuban Catholics in the U.S., 1900-1965. (Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 1994).

F. de la Teja, Jesus. San Antonio de Bexar: A Community on New Spain's Northern Frontier. (Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1995).

Fornet-Betancourt, Raul. Estudios de filosofia latinoamericana. 500 an~os despues. (Mexico City: UNAM, 1992).

Frost, Elsa Cecilia (Coordinator). Franciscanos y Mundo Religioso en Mexico. (Mexico City: CEMCA, CIESAS, INAH, 1993).

Furlong, Guillermo. Fray Francisco de Paula Castan~eda: Un testigo de la naciente patria argentina 1810-1830. (Buenos Aires: Castan~eda, 1994).

Furlong, Guillermo. Los Jesuitas y la Cultura Rioplatense. Re- issued. (Buenos Aires: Sec. de Cultura de la Nacion, Biblos, 1994).

Fuster, Francisco Pons. "Francisca Lopez: Una beata valenciana en la 'Guia espiritual' de Miguel Molinos." Estudis: Revista de Historia Moderna (Universidad de Valencia) 18 (1992):77-95.

Gomez Canedo, Lino. Evangelizacion, Cultural y Pormocion Social:Ensayos y estudios criticos sobre la contribucion Franciscana a los origenes cristianos de Mexico (XVI-XVII). (Mexico City: Porrua, 1993).

Gradie, Charlotte. "Discovering the Chichimecas." The Americas 51 (1994):67-88.

Grant, Edward. Planets, Stars, and Orbs: The Medieval Cosmos: 1200-1687. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994) {Includes a suprising number of sixteenth and seventeenth century scholastics.}

Ines de la Cruz, Sor Juana. Enigmas ofrecidas a la discreta inteligencia de la coberana asamblea de la casa del plazer por su mas rendida y fiel aficionada. (Mexico City: El Colegio de Mexico, 1994).

Ingenieros, Jose. Evolucion de las Ideas Argentinas (Seleccion). (Buenos Aires: Sec. de Cultura de la Nacion, Claridad, 1994).

Jackson, Robert H. Indian Population Decline: The Missions of Northwestern New Spain, 1687-1840. (Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1994).

Jackson, Robert H. and Castillo, Edward. Indians, Franciscans, and Spanish Colonialization: The Impact of the Mission System on California Indians. (Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1995).

Kellogg, Susan. Law and the Transformation of Aztec Culture: 1500-1700. (Norman OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1995).

Kessell, John, et al. The Royal Crown Restored: The Journals of don Diego de Vargos, New Mexico, 1692-94. (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1995).

Knaut, Andrew L. The Pueblo Revolt of 1680: Conquest and Resistance in Seventeenth-Century New Mexico. (Norman OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1995).

Leon-Portilla, Miguel, et al. (Editors) De la palabra y obra en el nuevo mundo. 3 vol. Vol. 1: Imagenes interetnicas. Vol. ii: Ecuentros interetnicos. Vol. III: La formacion de otro. (Mexico City, Paracuellos de Jarama, 1992).

Manrique, Zago. (Editor) Las Misiones Jesuiticas del Guayra. Vol. II. (Buenos Aires: Unesco, 1993).

Martinez Busch, Jorge. La Influencia de Fray Francisco de Vitoria, O.P., en Chile 1550-1650. (Santiago, Zig-Zag, 1993).

Mayllo, Ana Guerrero. Familia y vida cotidiana de una elite de poder: Los regidores madrilenos en tiempos de Felipe II (Madrid: Siglo XXI de Espana, 1993).

Moran~a, Mabel. (Editor). Relecturas del Barroco de Indias. Hanover, Ediciones del Norte, 1994).

Myers, Kathleen Ann. Word from New Spain: the Spiritual Autobiography of Madre Maria de San Jose (1656-1719) (Liverpool University Press, 1994).

Pascual Buxo, Jose. El Enamorado de Sor Juana: Francisco Alvarez de Velasco Zorilla y su carta laudatoria (1689) a Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz. (Mexico City, UNAM, 1993).

Pen~a, Margarita. Descubrimiento y conquista de America. Cronistas, poetas, misioneros, y soldados. 2nd ed., aug., corr. (Mexico City: UNAM, 1993).

Poinsot, John. The American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 68 (Summer, 1994) is devoted to the philosophy of John Poinsot [John of St. Thomas] and includes: "A Morning and Evening Star: Editor's Introduction" (John Deely); "Intentionality in John Poinsot" (Mauricio Beuchot); "If Wittgenstein Had Read Poinsot: Recasting the Problem of Signs and Mental States" (John C. Cahalan): "John Poinsot on How To Be, Know, and Love a Non-existent Possible" (Jeffrey S. Coombs); "Poinsot on Knowability of Beings of Reason" (John P. Doyle); "Being-as-first-known in Poinsot: A Priori or Aporia?" (Vincent Raposa); "Poinsot on the Semiotics of Awareness" (Michael Raposa); "The Significance for Cognitive Realism of the Thought of John Poinsot" (Douglas B. Rasmussen); "John Poinsot on Created Eternal Truths vs. Vasquez, Suarez and Descartes" (Norman J. Wells).

Quezada, Sergio. Pueblos y Caciques Yucatecos, 1550-1580. (Mexico City: El Colegio de Mexico, 1993).

Reyes G., Juan Carlos (Editor). El Santo Oficio de la Inquisicion in Colima: Tres Documentos del Siglo XVIII. (Mexico City, Univ. de Colims, 1993).

Rodriguez, Sala, et al. Navegantes, Exploradores y Misioneros en el Septentrion Novohispano en el Siglo XVI. (Mexico City: ILS, UNAM, 1993).

Rose de Fuggle, Sonia. 4 Foro Hispanico: discurso colonial hispnaoamericano. (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1992).

Ruz, Mario Humberto. Copanaguastla en un Espejo: Un pueblo tzeltal en el virreinato. (Mexico City: INI, Conaculta, 1992).

Silva, Renan. Universidad y Sociedad en el Nuevo Reino de Granada: contribucion a un analisis historico de la formacion intelectual de la sociedad Colombiana. (Bogota: Canco de la Republica, 1993).

Trabulse, Elias. Los origenes de la ciencia moderna en Mexico 1630-1680. (Mexico City, F.C.E., 1994).

Varios. Las Casas entre Dos Mundos: Congreso Teologico Internacional, Lima 26-28 Agosto 1992. (Lima: Instituto Bartolome de las Casas, 1993).

Weckemann, Luis. La Herencia Medieval de Brasil. (Mexico City: F.C.E., 1993).

Williams, Jerry. Censorship and Art in Pre-Enlightenment Lima: Pedro de Peralta Barnuevo's 'Dialogo de los muertos: la causa academica'. (Maryland: Scripta Humanistica, 1994). {Study, facsimile edition, and translation of allegorical satire against censorship in Lima's literary academies.}

Zea, Leopoldo (Editor). Historia y cultura en la conciencia brasilen~a. (Mexico City: F.C.E., 1993)

Zea, Leopoldo. Sentido y Proyeccion de la Conquista. (Mexico City, Instituto de Panamericano de Geografia e Historia, F.C.E., 1993).


El Anuario Bibliografcio 1990 de Historia del Pensamiento Ibero e Iberoamericano edited by Jose Luis Gomez-Martinez is now availible. The subscription rate is $50.00 for institutions and $15.00 for individuals. Contact: The Editor // Anuario Bibliografico // Department of Romance Languages // The University of Georgia // Athens GA 30602.


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THE LATIN AMERICAN BOOKSTORE, LTD. // 204 North Geneva Street // Ithaca, NY 14850 // USA. TELEPHONE: (607) 273-2418. FAX: (607) 273-6003. E-MAIL: <wk01942@worldlink.com>. {The flyer claims: "E-mail orders are welcome."}

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THE SPANISH COLONIAL BOOKSTORE // 6539 San Jose Drive // San Antonio, TX 78214-2799 // USA. TELEPHONE: (210) 921-7220. {Books specializing in the Spanish Colonial Period in North America. A booklist is available.}


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