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Because the Spanish cited the "conversion of the heathen" as the justification of their conquest of the New World, Servando's words were deemed subversive. As a result, he was arrested by the Inquisition and exiled to Spain - only to escape and spend 10 years traveling throughout Europe, as none other than a French priest. Here is an invitation hard for any reader to resist: a glimpse of the European "Age of Enlightenment" through the eyes of a fugitive Mexican friar. Fray Servando's account of Europe is clear-sighted, hilarious and certainly not included in the travel literature of that era.
In this memoir, one sees a portrait of manners and morals that is a far cry from the 'civilized' spirit that the Empire wanted to impose on its Colonies. This book takes a look at history from an upside-down perspective, asking this question: who were the real savages, the colonizers themselves, or the supposed "savages" they were struggling to convert? Read more Show all links. Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private.
The Memoirs of Fray Servando Teresa de Mier by José Servando Teresa de Mier Noriega y Guerra
Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Memoirs of Fray Servando Teresa de Mier. This volume of memoirs presents an account of the adventures of one of the most original ideologues of Latin American independence. Imprisoned for his beliefs in , Fray Servando escaped and spent ten years in exile, travelling through Europe disguised as a French priest. Reviews Editorial reviews. Publisher Synopsis "Wonderfully clear translation, excellently rendered in the language of the period. User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.
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Harry Potter. Popular Features. New Releases. Description The story of Fray Servando's life in exile is a vivid account of the adventures of one of the most original ideologues of Latin American independence. Thomas long before the Spaniards arrived. This was a subversive and controversial notion because it took away the rationale for the Spanish conquest of the New World - the conversion of the heathen.
Colonial authorities arrested him and he was exiled to Spain where he was imprisoned by his own Dominican order. Servando escaped and spent 10 years in exile travelling throughout Europe disguised as a French priest, issuing revolutionary manifestos and sermons. He returned to Mexico after Independence and served the new government before his death. Other books in this series. Add to basket. Dom Casmurro Machado de Assis. Cecilia Valdes Cirilo Villaverde. The Slum Aluisio Azevedo. Quincas Borba Machado de Assis.
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