The Resource Writing without words : alternative literacies in Mesoamerica and the Andes, Elizabeth Hill Boone and Walter D. Mignolo, editors

Writing without words : alternative literacies in Mesoamerica and the Andes, Elizabeth Hill Boone and Walter D. Mignolo, editors

Label
Writing without words : alternative literacies in Mesoamerica and the Andes
Title
Writing without words
Title remainder
alternative literacies in Mesoamerica and the Andes
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Hill Boone and Walter D. Mignolo, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E59.W9
LC item number
W75 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Boone, Elizabeth Hill
  • Mignolo, Walter
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Indian art
  • Writing
Label
Writing without words : alternative literacies in Mesoamerica and the Andes, Elizabeth Hill Boone and Walter D. Mignolo, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : writing and recording knowledge / Elizabeth Hill Boone -- Literacy among the Pre-Columbian Maya : a comparative perspective / Stephen Houston -- Aztec pictorial histories : records without words / Elizabeth Hill Boone -- Voicing the painted image : a suggestion for reading the reverse of the Codex Cospi / Peter L. van der Loo -- The text in the body, the body in the text : the embodied sign in Mixtec writing / John Monaghan -- Hearing the echoes of verbal art in Mixtec writing / Mark B. King -- Mexican codices, maps, and lienzos as social contracts / John M.D. Pohl -- Primers for memory : cartographic histories and Nahua identity / Dana Leibsohn -- Representation in the sixteenth century and the colonial image of the Inca / Tom Cummins -- Signs and their transmission : the question of the book in the New World / Walter D. Mignolo -- Object and alphabet : Andean Indians and documents in the colonial period / Joanne Rappaport -- Afterword : writing and recorded knowledge in colonial and postcolonial situations / Walter D. Mignolo
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 324 p.
Isbn
9780822313885
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
93004531 //r95
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)28149172
Label
Writing without words : alternative literacies in Mesoamerica and the Andes, Elizabeth Hill Boone and Walter D. Mignolo, editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : writing and recording knowledge / Elizabeth Hill Boone -- Literacy among the Pre-Columbian Maya : a comparative perspective / Stephen Houston -- Aztec pictorial histories : records without words / Elizabeth Hill Boone -- Voicing the painted image : a suggestion for reading the reverse of the Codex Cospi / Peter L. van der Loo -- The text in the body, the body in the text : the embodied sign in Mixtec writing / John Monaghan -- Hearing the echoes of verbal art in Mixtec writing / Mark B. King -- Mexican codices, maps, and lienzos as social contracts / John M.D. Pohl -- Primers for memory : cartographic histories and Nahua identity / Dana Leibsohn -- Representation in the sixteenth century and the colonial image of the Inca / Tom Cummins -- Signs and their transmission : the question of the book in the New World / Walter D. Mignolo -- Object and alphabet : Andean Indians and documents in the colonial period / Joanne Rappaport -- Afterword : writing and recorded knowledge in colonial and postcolonial situations / Walter D. Mignolo
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 324 p.
Isbn
9780822313885
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
93004531 //r95
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)28149172

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