The Nahuas after the conquest : a social and cultural history of the Indians of central Mexico, sixteenth through eighteenth centuries

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  • NAHUAS AFTER THE CONQUEST: A SOCIAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY OF THE INDIANS OF CENTRAL MEXICO, SIXTEENTH THROUGH EIGHTEENTH CENTURIES
  • THE NAHUAS AFTER THE CONQUEST
  • THE NAHUAS AFTER THE CONQUEST: A SOCIAL & CULTURAL HISTORY OF THE INDIANS OF CENTRAL MEXICO, SIXTEENTH THROUGH EIGHTEENTH CENTURIES
  • Nahuas after the Conquest
  • ACLS Humanities E-Book.
  • ACLS Humanities
Edition
  • 1st New edition
Published
  • Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press c1992
Physical description
1 online resource (xv, 650 p.) : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
  • 0804719276
  • 0804723176
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [613]-630) and index.
  • Other format: Print version also available.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Scholarly Publishing Office, 2006. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet. This volume is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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Contents
  • 1. Introduction. Views of Postconquest Nahua History. Uses of Language. Some Dimensions and Attributes of the Book. Debts and Affinities -- 2. Altepetl. Basic Principles of Altepetl Organization. Complex Altepetl. The Sixteenth-Century Reorganization. Town Government and Structure in the Later Colonial Period -- 3. Household. Terminology and Constitution of the Household Complex. The Vocabulary of Kinship. Hints of Household Interaction -- 4. Social Differentiation. Commoners. Nobles, Lords, and Rulers. General Changes in the Postconquest Era. The Evolution of Naming Patterns. The Persistence of an Upper Group -- 5. Land and Living. Land Tenure at Contact. Land in Postconquest Times. Economic Life and Material Culture -- 6. Religious Life. Religion and the Politics of the Altepetl. The Church People. Cofradias. The Church as Personal Property. Saints. The Question of Beliefs -- 7. Language. Stage 1. Stage 2. Stage 3. "Stage 4" -- 8. Ways of Writing. Preconquest Writing. The Introduction of Spanish-Style Writing. Postconquest Pictographic Writing. Alphabetic Writing. From Pictographic to Alphabetic. Preconquest Modes in Alphabetic Texts. The Evolution of the Spanish Documentary Genres in Nahuatl -- 9. Forms of Expression. Annals. Songs. Theater. Titles. A Glimpse at Art and Architecture -- 10. Conclusion. The Stages. Some Aspects of Organization in Nahua Culture. The Nature of Cultural Interaction. Perspectives -- Appendix A. Four Nahuatl Documents -- Appendix B. Molina's Model Testament.
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