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Mesoamerican Voices: Native-Language Writings from Colonial Mexico, Oaxaca, Yucatan, and Guatemala


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November 2005

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A collection of indigenous-language writings from central Mexico and Guatemala, written during the colonial period.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Part I: 1. Mesoamericans and Spaniards in the sixteenth century; 2. Literacy in colonial Mesoamerica; Part II: 3. Views of the conquest; 4. Political life; 5. Household and land; 6. Society and gender; 7. Crime and punishment; 8. Religious life; 9. Rhetoric and moral philosophy.

Portrait

Matthew Restall is Associate Professor of Latin American History at Pennsylvania State University. Since 1995 he is author of thirty articles and essays and six books, including The Maya World (1997) and Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest (2003). Lisa Sousa is Assistant Professor of Latin American History at Occidental College in Los Angeles. She co-edited and translated The Story of Guadalupe (1998), with James Lockard and Staffor Poole, and is author of numerous articles on society and culture in colonial Mexico. Kevin Terraciano is Associate Professor of Latin American History at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is author of The Mixtecs of Colonial Oaxaca (2001).

Pressestimmen

"[This new valuable addition] to the growing corpus of indigenous voices from Mesoamerica will find a welcome home on the research desk, the teaching podium and the student's bookshelves, as we strive together to understand the meaning of the changes and continuities in native people's lives within the Spanish colonial framework." - Stephanie Wood, University of Oregon "...a collection of indigenous language writings from Mexico and Guatemala from the 16th to the 18th centuries."- Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies
EAN: 9780521812795
ISBN: 0521812798
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2005
Seitenanzahl: 245 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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