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Author Hanks, William F.

Title Converting words : Maya in the age of the cross / William F. Hanks
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [2010]
©2010

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Description xxiii, 439 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series The anthropology of Christianity ; 6
Anthropology of Christianity ; 6
Contents 1. Introduction: The Field of Discourse Production -- Pt. I. The Scope of Reduccion -- 2. Perpetual Reduccion in a Land of Frontiers -- 3. To Make Themselves New Men -- Pt. II. Converting Words -- 4. From Field to Genre and Habitus -- 5. First Words: From Spanish into Maya -- 6. Commensuration: Maya as a Matrix Language -- 7. The Grammar of Reduccion and the Art of Speaking -- 8. The Canonical Word -- Pt. III. Into the Breach: The Dispersion of Maya Reducido -- 9. The Scripted Landscape -- 10. Petitions as Prayers in the Field of Reduccion -- 11. Cross Talk in the Books of Chilam Balam -- Epilogue: Full Circle
Notes An Ahmanson Foundation book in the humanities
Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-414) and index
Subject Catholic Church -- Missions -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State)
Catechisms, Spanish.
Mayas -- Religion.
Mayas -- Colonization.
Christianity and culture -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State)
Christianity and other religions -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State)
Maya language -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State) -- Influence on Spanish
Spanish language -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State) -- Influence on Maya
Catechisms, Spanish -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State)
Mexico -- History -- Spanish colony, 1540-1810.
Spain -- Colonies -- America -- Administration.
LC no. 2009030688
ISBN 9780520257702 cloth alkaline paper
0520257707 cloth alkaline paper
9780520257719 paperback alkaline paper
0520257715 paperback alkaline paper