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“Imagining the Conquest of Mexico” by Kevin Terraciano


Lecture by Kevin Terraciano, University of California, Los Angeles / March 12, 2014
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In the first part of this two-part lecture series, UCLA professor Kevin Terraciano explores how the Spanish Conquest of 16th-century Aztec Mexico was documented visually in books and prints, comparing the divergent indigenous and Spanish accounts.

For more about this event, visit the Getty Research Institute’s website: http://www.getty.edu/research/exhibit…

This lecture series complements the exhibition “Connecting Seas: A Visual History of Discoveries and Encounters,” on view in the Getty Research Institute galleries from December 7, 2013, to April 13, 2014. http://www.getty.edu/research/exhibit…

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