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The Resource Converting words : Maya in the age of the cross, William F. Hanks

Converting words : Maya in the age of the cross, William F. Hanks

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Converting words : Maya in the age of the cross
Title
Converting words
Title remainder
Maya in the age of the cross
Statement of responsibility
William F. Hanks
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This pathbreaking synthesis of history, anthropology, and linguistics gives an unprecedented view of the first two hundred years of the Spanish colonization of the Yucatec Maya. Drawing on an extraordinary range and depth of sources, William F. Hanks documents for the first time the crucial role played by language in cultural conquest: how colonial Mayan emerged in the age of the cross, how it was taken up by native writers to become the language of indigenous literature, and how it ultimately became the language of rebellion against the system that produced it. Converting Words includes origi
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Hanks, William F
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The anthropology of Christianity
Series volume
6
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  • Catholic Church
  • Catholic Church
  • Catholic Church
  • Mayas
  • Mayas
  • Christianity and other religions
  • Christianity and culture
  • Maya language
  • Spanish language
  • Catechisms, Spanish
  • Mexico
  • Spain
  • RELIGION
  • HISTORY
  • Catechisms, Spanish
  • Christianity
  • Christianity and culture
  • Colonies
  • Interfaith relations
  • Mayas
  • Missions
  • Mexico
  • Mexico
  • Spain
Label
Converting words : Maya in the age of the cross, William F. Hanks
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-414) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the field of discourse production -- Part I. The scope of reducción -- Perpetual reducción in a land of frontiers -- To make themselves new men -- Part II. Converting words -- From field to genre and habitus -- First words : from Spanish to Maya -- Commensuration : Maya as a matrix language -- The grammar of reducción and the art of speaking -- The canonical word -- Part III: Into the breach : the dispersion of Maya reducido -- The scripted landscape -- Petitions as prayers in the field of reducción -- Cross talk in the books of Chilam Balam -- Epilogue : full circle
Control code
ocn529378827
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 439 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520944916
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt40tg
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)529378827
Label
Converting words : Maya in the age of the cross, William F. Hanks
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-414) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the field of discourse production -- Part I. The scope of reducción -- Perpetual reducción in a land of frontiers -- To make themselves new men -- Part II. Converting words -- From field to genre and habitus -- First words : from Spanish to Maya -- Commensuration : Maya as a matrix language -- The grammar of reducción and the art of speaking -- The canonical word -- Part III: Into the breach : the dispersion of Maya reducido -- The scripted landscape -- Petitions as prayers in the field of reducción -- Cross talk in the books of Chilam Balam -- Epilogue : full circle
Control code
ocn529378827
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 439 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520944916
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt40tg
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)529378827

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