Las Indias Caciques de Corpus Christi

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Author: Muriel de la Torre, Josefina (1918-2008)

Year: 1963

Publisher: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM)

Place: Mexico City


403 pages with 4 plates, bibliography and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/2") bound in original publisher's grey cloth with red label to spine, lettered in gilt on spine and cover in original pictorial jacket. First edition limited to 1500 copies.

This work offers a study which details women of the Recogimientos, establishment of correction and protection by the courts of New Spain. This work, as the other works of this author, reflect the meticulous investigation and is considered a prime work for all student of the history of the institution of New Spain. Muriel dives into how the women of the church consider themselves to be the brides of Christ. Their work in projecting this message and living up to the status they hold themselves.


previous owner's name on front end paper. Jacket soiled, edge wear war with closed tears,, spine ends rubbed and moderately chipped else a very good copy in like jacket.

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