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Exemplary Violence explores the violent colonial history of the New Kingdom of Granada (modern-day Colombia and Venezuela) by examining three seventeenth-century historical accounts—Pedro Simón’s Noticias historiales, Juan Rodríguez Freile’s El carnero, and Lucas Fernández de Piedrahita’s Historia general—each of which reveals the colonizer’s reliance on the threat of violence to sustain order.
Columbian history, Columbia, civilization, conquest, violence, intellectual life, Venezuela, Latin America, Latin American Literature, literature, colonial, seventeenth-century, New Kingdom of Granada, Pedro Simón’s Noticias historiales, Juan Rodríguez Freile’s El carnero, Lucas Fernández de Piedrahita’s Historia general, Counter-Reformation Catholic orthodoxy, European culture, New Kingdom, colonial era, Colonialism
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