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The Woman Who Turned Into a Jaguar, and Other Narratives of Native Women in Archives of Colonial Mexico

Lisa Sousa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804756402
eISBN:
9781503601116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756402.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The Woman Who Turned Into a Jaguar examines gender relations in indigenous societies of central Mexico and Oaxaca from the 1520s to the 1750s, focusing mainly on the Nahua, Ñudzahui (Mixtec), Bènizàa ... More


Annals of Native America: How the Nahuas of Colonial Mexico Kept Their History Alive

Camilla Townsend

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190628994
eISBN:
9780190629021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190628994.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

After the Spanish conquest, the Nahuas of colonial Mexico learned the Roman alphabet and used it to transcribe oral performances of traditional histories of their peoples. These texts were called ... More


“We Can Never Hang Out with Our Friends”

Frans J. Schryer

in They Never Come Back: A Story of Undocumented Workers from Mexico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453144
eISBN:
9780801455124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453144.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on the children of migrants, including those who are American citizens by virtue of their birth in the United States. Most of them have spent all or most of their lives in the ... More


Our Precious Mother

Amy G. Remensnyder

in La Conquistadora: The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199892983
eISBN:
9780199388868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892983.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, World Early Modern History

In colonial New Spain, the indigenous did not forget that Mary had often first entered their world in the company of the conquistadors. By the second half of the sixteenth century, this memory would ... More


House, Lot, and Saints

in The Life Within: Local Indigenous Society in Mexico's Toluca Valley, 1650–1800

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781374
eISBN:
9780804784993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781374.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The indigenous household is made up of three parts: the buildings, the land on which they stand, and the saints, or religious images, inside. The three elements constitute distinct and yet deeply ... More


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