The Resource The Chankas and the priest: : a tale of murder and exile in highland Peru, Sabine Hyland, (electronic resource)

The Chankas and the priest: : a tale of murder and exile in highland Peru, Sabine Hyland, (electronic resource)

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The Chankas and the priest: : a tale of murder and exile in highland Peru
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The Chankas and the priest:
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a tale of murder and exile in highland Peru
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Sabine Hyland
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Language
eng
Summary
How does society deal with a serial killer in its midst? What if the murderer is a Catholic priest living among native villagers in colonial Peru? In The Chankas and the Priest, Sabine Hyland chronicles the horrifying story of Father Juan Bautista de Albadǹ, a Spanish priest to the Chanka people of Pampachiri in Peru from 1601 to 1611. During his reign of terror over his Andean parish, Albadǹ was guilty of murder, sexual abuse, sadistic torture, and theft from his parishioners, amassing a personal fortune at their expense. For ten years, he escaped punishment for these crimes by deceiving and outwitting his superiors in the colonial government and church administration. Drawing on a remarkable collection of documents found in archives in the Americas and Europe, including a rare cache of Albadǹ's candid family letters, Hyland reveals what life was like for the Chankas under this corrupt and brutal priest, and how his actions sparked the instability that would characterize Chanka political and social history for the next 123 years. Through this tale, she vividly portrays the colonial church and state of Peru, as well as the history of Chanka ethnicity, the nature of Spanish colonialism, and the changing nature of Chanka politics and kinship from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century
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Midwest
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1964-
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Hyland, Sabine
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985/.03
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Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Chanca Indians
  • Bautista de Albadán, Juan
  • Chanca Indians
  • Electronic books
  • Peru
  • Peru
  • Pampachiri (Peru)
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adult
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The Chankas and the priest: : a tale of murder and exile in highland Peru, Sabine Hyland, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11639256
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multicolored
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MWT11639256
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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MWT11639256
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Label
The Chankas and the priest: : a tale of murder and exile in highland Peru, Sabine Hyland, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11639256
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11639256
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11639256
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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