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Andean Cosmopolitans

Seeking Justice and Reward at the Spanish Royal Court

Andean Cosmopolitans( )
Author: de la Puente Luna, José Carlos
ISBN:978-1-4773-1486-9
Publication Date:Feb 2018
Publisher:University of Texas Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

After the Spanish victories over the Inca claimed Tawantinsuyu for Charles V in the 1530s, native Andeans undertook a series of perilous trips from Peru to the royal court in Spain. Ranging from an indigenous commoner entrusted with delivering birds of prey for courtly entertainment to an Inca prince who spent his days amid titles, pensions, and other royal favors, these sojourners were both exceptional and paradigmatic. Together, they shared a conviction that the sovereign's...
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Book Details
Pages:360
Detailed Subjects: History / Latin America / South America
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
History / Europe / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1.44 Pounds



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