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CULTURAL READINGS: Colonization & Print in the Americas


Trilingual Catechism
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Doctrina christiana y catecismo para instruccion de los Indios...

Lima: Antonio Ricardo, 1584.

This trilingual catechism - in Spanish, Quichua, and Aymara - was the second book printed in Lima and sought to provide missionaries with linguistic tools for converting Indians.

First page of this catechism Trilingual Catechism

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