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Death by effigy : a case from the Mexican Inquisition /

"On July 21, 1578, the Mexican town of Tecamachalco awoke to news of a scandal. A doll-like effigy hung from the door of the town's church. Its two-faced head had black chicken feathers instead of hair. Each mouth had a tongue sewn onto it, one with a forked end, the other with a gag tied...

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Main Author: Corteguera, Luis R., (Author)
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2012.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:Early modern Americas.
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Online Access:http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?URL=http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt3fj6rt
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