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LEON CAZARES, María del Carmen. From the Evangelical Persuasion to the Inquisitorial Compulsion. Historiographic and Historic Reflections about the Friar Diego de Landa’s Biography. Estud. cult. maya [online]. 2022, vol.60, pp.251-289.  Epub Nov 14, 2022. ISSN 0185-2574.

The objective of the present study is to invite the reader to accomplish a reflection reasoned on the acting of the most controversial character of the history of the evangelization of the peninsular Mayas of the century XVI, with the aim of understanding the decisions and the responsibilities he assumed, within the circumstances than, due his condition, was compelled to face.

Keywords : Diego de Landa; Yucatán; maya people; evangelization; inquisition.

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