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“Indian Parents Defend their Daughter”: Indigenous Resistance in Early Seventeenth Century Peru

A discussion of Indigenous resistance in Spanish Peru.

Bram Hubbell
Bram Hubbell
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“Indian Parents Defend their Daughter”: Indigenous Resistance in Early Seventeenth Century Peru
From page 88 of the AP World History Course and Exam Description
From page 88 of the AP World History Course and Exam Description

Teaching how colonized people resisted can be challenging. Because the colonizers often controlled what stories got told and what sources were preserved, we often only know about failed uprisings. While uprisings frequently occurred, most people resisted in smaller ways that were not violent. It can be challenging for students to see these smaller forms of resistance, but that was not the case in early seventeenth-century Colonial Peru.

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Guaman Poma says, "But, tell me," as he inquires about the history of ancient Peru Source: Royal Library of Denmark
Guaman Poma says, "But, tell me," as he inquires about the history of ancient Peru Source: Royal Library of Denmark

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