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Converting words : Maya in the age of the cross /

William F. Hanks.

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Main Author: Hanks, William F.
Vernacular: Berkeley : University of California Press, γ̐ư2010.
Introduction : the field of discourse production -- Part I. The scope of reducciγ̐ưon -- Perpetual reducciγ̐ưon 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 reducciγ̐ưon 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 reducciγ̐ưon -- Cross talk in the books of Chilam Balam -- Epilogue : full circle.
Catholic Church Missions Mexico Yucatγ̐ưan (State)
Maya language Mexico Yucatγ̐ưan (State) Influence on Spanish.
Christianity and other religions Mexico Yucatγ̐ưan (State)
Christianity and culture Mexico Yucatγ̐ưan (State)
Spanish language Mexico Yucatγ̐ưan (State) Influence on Maya.
Print version: Hanks, William F. Converting words. Berkeley : University of California Press, γ̐ư2010 9780520257702 (DLC) 2009030688 (OCoLC)317461919
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010.
Series: Anthropology of Christianity ; 6.
Topics: Mayas - Religion. | Mayas - Colonization. | Christianity and other religions - Mexico - Yucatán (State) | Christianity and culture - Mexico - Yucatán (State) | Maya language - Mexico - Yucatán (State) - Influence on Spanish. | Spanish language - Mexico - Yucatán (State) - Influence on Maya. | Catechisms, Spanish. | RELIGION - Ethnic & Tribal. | HISTORY - Latin America - General. | Catholic Church - Missions - Mexico - Yucatán (State) | Catholic Church - Missions - Mexico - Yucatan (State)
Regions: Mexico - History - Spanish colony, 1540-1810. | Spain - Colonies - America - Administration. | Mexico | Mexico - Yucatán (State) | Spain
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