Constructing the Criollo Archive: Subjects of Knowledge in the Bibliotheca Mexicana and the Rusticatio Mexicana
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Purdue Studies in Romance Literatures
This book constitutes an attempt to theorize the process of the emergence, in eighteenth-century New Spain, of a position of intellectual subjectivity differentiated from that established by the regime of Spanish imperial authority. The principal concern has been to trace how certain groups of Criollo intellectuals try to construct such discourses, paradoxically, out of the framework of available European systems of knowledge and representation. In this fashion, it was sought to discern the outline of an ideological program for Criollo political and cultural hegemony in the eighteenth-century.
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Eguiara y Eguren, Juan Jose? de, Landi?var, Rafael, Creoles--Mexico--Politics and government--18th century, Creoles--Mexico--Intellectual life--18th century, Subjectivity, Mexico --History --Spanish colony, 1540-1810
English Language and Literature
Higgins, Antony, "Constructing the Criollo Archive: Subjects of Knowledge in the Bibliotheca Mexicana and the Rusticatio Mexicana" (2000). Purdue University Press Books. 8.