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We people here: Nahuatl accounts of the conquest of Mexico

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University of California Press,
Pub. Date:
c1993.
Language:
English
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Historians are concerned today that the Spaniards' early accounts of their first experiences with the Indians in the Americas should be balanced with accounts from the Indian perspective. We People Here reflects that concern, bringing together important and revealing documents written in the Nahuatl language in sixteenth-century Mexico. James Lockhart's superior translation combines contemporary English with the most up-to-date, nuanced understanding of Nahuatl grammar and meaning. The foremost Nahuatl conquest account is Book Twelve of the Florentine Codex. In this monumental work, Fray Bernardino de Sahag#65533;n commissioned Nahuas to collect and record in their own language accounts of the conquest of Mexico; he then added a parallel Spanish account that is part summary, part elaboration of the Nahuatl. Now, for the first time, the Nahuatl and Spanish texts are together in one volume with en face English translations and reproductions of the copious illustrations from the Codex. Also included are five other Nahua conquest texts. Lockhart's introduction discusses each one individually, placing the narratives in context.
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Full title we people here nahuatl accounts of the conquest of mexico
Author james lockhart editor and translator
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Last Update 2018-02-20 04:19:32AM
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subject_facet Aztecs -- History, Indians of Mexico -- History, Mexico -- History -- Conquest, 1519-1540
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title_full We people here : Nahuatl accounts of the conquest of Mexico / James Lockhart, editor and translator
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