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Title The Nahuas after the conquest : a social and cultural history of the Indians of central Mexico, sixteenth through eighteenth centuries / James Lockhart.
Author Lockhart, James.
Publication Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, [1992]
Copyright date ©1992
Description xv, 650 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Call # 972.02 L
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 613-630) and index.
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.
Subject Nahuas -- History.
Nahuas -- Social life and customs.
Mexico -- History -- Spanish colony, 1540-1810.
Nahuas. (OCoLC)fst01032199
Nahuas -- Social life and customs. (OCoLC)fst01032218
Mexico. (OCoLC)fst01211700
1540-1810
Mexico History Spanish colony, 1540-1810
Nahuas Social life and customs
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 0804719276
9780804719278
0804723176
9780804723176

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