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Mesoamerican voices : native-language writings from Colonial Mexico, Oaxaca, Yucatan, and Guatemala

Author: Matthew Restall; Lisa Sousa; Kevin Terraciano
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Translated into English, these texts were written from the sixteenth through the eighteenth centuries by Nahuas from central Mexico, Mixtecs from Oaxaca, Maya from Yucatan, and other groups from Mexico and Guatemala. This collection provides college teachers and students access to important new sources for the history of Latin America and Native Americans. It is the first to present the translated writings of so  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Restall; Lisa Sousa; Kevin Terraciano
ISBN: 0521812798 052101221X 9780521812795 9780521012218
OCLC Number: 60323147
Description: xv, 245 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Mesoamericans and Spaniards in the sixteenth century --
Literacy in colonial Mesoamerica --
Views of the conquest --
Political life --
Household and land --
Society and gender --
Crime and punishment --
Religious life --
Rhetoric and moral philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by Matthew Restall, Lisa Sousa, Kevin Terraciano.
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A 2006 collection of indigenous-language writings from central Mexico and Guatemala, written during the colonial period.  Read more...

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