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Returning god or blood sacrifice: what were Moctezuma's intentions toward Cortéz?
(University of Missouri-Columbia, 2011)
In my thesis I will be exploring why Moctezuma Xocoyotl, the leader of the Aztecs when they were conquered by the Spanish, sent Hernán Cortés, the leader of the invading Spanish, the sacred garments of three Aztec gods. Traditionally, the answer...
Where the dancer meets her divine: dance as religious experience in the lives of Loie Fuller and Isadora Duncan
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
This thesis begins with a simple question: Can seemingly-secular dance be a religious experience for an individual dancer? I investigate this question through specifically examining the lives of dancers Loie Fuller and ...