Richard Perry Mexico's Fortress Monasteries

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Mexico's Fortress Monasteries

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This illustrated guide book describes over sixty of the colonial monasteries built by missionaries in Mexico during the 16th century, after the Spanish Conquest. The guide describes the buildings region by region, with details on their history and architecture as well as of the art treasures found within. Complete with maps, plans, bibliography. Fully Indexed. A valuable source for travelers and researchers. The only recent guide on the subject in English

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Richard D. Perry. British born artist and art historian. Frequent traveler in Mexico for thirty years. Degrees in Art, Latin American Studies and the Archeology of Mexico.

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A very useful and sightly guide. It will serve travelers admirably. -- Professor George Kubler, The Americas

Superbly illustrated with over one hundred line drawings of over sixty monasteries, this is a unique reference work for travelers... -- Colonial Latin American Historical Review

The only extant guide to over sixty of the most important monuments in central Mexico... -- Art Book Review Quarterly

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