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The Resource The Language encounter in the Americas, 1492-1800 : a collection of essays, edited by Edward G. Gray and Norman Fiering

The Language encounter in the Americas, 1492-1800 : a collection of essays, edited by Edward G. Gray and Norman Fiering

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The Language encounter in the Americas, 1492-1800 : a collection of essays
Title
The Language encounter in the Americas, 1492-1800
Title remainder
a collection of essays
Statement of responsibility
edited by Edward G. Gray and Norman Fiering
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Action
Committed to retain
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P130.52.A45
LC item number
L36 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gray, Edward G.
  • Fiering, Norman
Series statement
European expansion and global interaction
Series volume
v. 1
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  • Languages in contact
  • Indians
  • Communication
Label
The Language encounter in the Americas, 1492-1800 : a collection of essays, edited by Edward G. Gray and Norman Fiering
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Publication
Note
Papers presented at a conference entitled "Communicating with the Indians: aspects of the language encounter with the indigenous peoples of the Americas, 1492-1800," held Oct. 18-20, 1996, John Carter Brown Library, Providence, R.I
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-331) and index
Contents
Babel of tongues: communicating with the Indians in eastern North America / James Axtell -- The use of pidgins and jargons on the east Coast of North America / Ives Goddard -- Pictures, gestures, hieroglyphs: "mute eloquence" in sixteenth-century Mexico / Pauline Moffitt Watts -- Iconic discourse: the language of images on seventeenth-century New France / Margaret J. Leahey -- Mapping after the letter: graphology and indigenous cartography in New Spain / Dana Leibsohn -- Continuity vs. acculturation: Aztec and Inca cases of alphabetic literacy / José Antonio Mazzotti -- Native languages as spoken and written: views from southern New England / Kathleen J. Bragdon -- The Mi'kmaq heiroglyphic prayer book: writing and Christianity in maritime Canada, 1675-1921 / Bruce Greenfield -- Interpreters snatched from the shore: the successful and the others / Frances Karttunen -- Mohawk schoolmasters and catechists in mid-eighteenth-century Iroquoia: an experiment in fostering literacy and religious change / William B. Hart -- The making of Logan, the Mingo orator / Edward G. Gray -- Spanish colonization and the indigenous languages of America / Isaías Lerner -- Descriptions of American Indian word forms in colonial missionary grammars / Lieve Jooken -- "Savage" languages in eighteenth-century theoretical history of language / Rüdiger Schreyer
Control code
42060936
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 342 p.
Isbn
9781571812100
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
99034723
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The Language encounter in the Americas, 1492-1800 : a collection of essays, edited by Edward G. Gray and Norman Fiering
Publication
Note
Papers presented at a conference entitled "Communicating with the Indians: aspects of the language encounter with the indigenous peoples of the Americas, 1492-1800," held Oct. 18-20, 1996, John Carter Brown Library, Providence, R.I
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-331) and index
Contents
Babel of tongues: communicating with the Indians in eastern North America / James Axtell -- The use of pidgins and jargons on the east Coast of North America / Ives Goddard -- Pictures, gestures, hieroglyphs: "mute eloquence" in sixteenth-century Mexico / Pauline Moffitt Watts -- Iconic discourse: the language of images on seventeenth-century New France / Margaret J. Leahey -- Mapping after the letter: graphology and indigenous cartography in New Spain / Dana Leibsohn -- Continuity vs. acculturation: Aztec and Inca cases of alphabetic literacy / José Antonio Mazzotti -- Native languages as spoken and written: views from southern New England / Kathleen J. Bragdon -- The Mi'kmaq heiroglyphic prayer book: writing and Christianity in maritime Canada, 1675-1921 / Bruce Greenfield -- Interpreters snatched from the shore: the successful and the others / Frances Karttunen -- Mohawk schoolmasters and catechists in mid-eighteenth-century Iroquoia: an experiment in fostering literacy and religious change / William B. Hart -- The making of Logan, the Mingo orator / Edward G. Gray -- Spanish colonization and the indigenous languages of America / Isaías Lerner -- Descriptions of American Indian word forms in colonial missionary grammars / Lieve Jooken -- "Savage" languages in eighteenth-century theoretical history of language / Rüdiger Schreyer
Control code
42060936
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 342 p.
Isbn
9781571812100
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
99034723
Other physical details
ill.

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