Recovering Languages and Literacies of the Americas

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  1. The Use and Development of the Xinkan Languages
    Once spoken only in Santa Rosa Department, Guatemala, the Xinkan language family is unique within Mesoamerica, comprising four closely related languages that are unrelated to any of the other language groups used within the region.... Learn More
    Published: 28th June 2016
    Hardback | £77.00
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  2. Heaven, Hell, and Everything in Between
    Examining the vivid, often apocalyptic church murals of Peru from the early colonial period through the nineteenth century, Heaven, Hell, and Everything in Between explores the sociopolitical situation represented by the artists... Learn More
    Published: 24th May 2016
    Hardback | £77.00
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  3. The Fate of Earthly Things
    Following their first contact in 1519, accounts of Aztecs identifying Spaniards as gods proliferated. But what exactly did the Aztecs mean by a "god" (teotl), and how could human beings become gods or take on godlike properties?... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2015
    Paperback | £22.99
  4. Songs that Make the Road Dance
    An important and previously unexplored body of esoteric ritual songs of the Tz'utujil Maya of Santiago Atitlán, Guatemala, the "Songs of the Old Ones" are a central vehicle for the transmission of cultural norms of behavior and... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2015
    Paperback | £20.99
  5. The Relación de Michoacán (1539-1541) and the Politics of Representation in Colonial Mexico
    The Relación de Michoacán (1539–1541) is one of the earliest surviving illustrated manuscripts from colonial Mexico. Commissioned by the Spanish viceroy Antonio de Mendoza, the Relación was produced by a Franciscan friar... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2015
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  6. At Home with the Sapa Inca
    By examining the stunning stone buildings and dynamic spaces of the royal estate of Chinchero, Nair brings to light the rich complexity of Inca architecture. This investigation ranges from the paradigms of Inca scholarship and... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2015
    Paperback | £39.00
  7. On the Lips of Others
    Moteuczoma, the last king who ruled the Aztec Empire, was rarely seen or heard by his subjects, yet his presence was felt throughout the capital city of Tenochtitlan, where his deeds were recorded in hieroglyphic inscriptions... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2015
    Paperback | £39.00
  8. Kawsay Vida
    Kawsay Vida is a course book and interactive multimedia program on DVD for the teaching and learning of the Quechua language from beginner to advanced levels. The course book is based on contemporary Bolivian Quechua, while the... Learn More
    Published: 6th January 2014
    Hardback | £56.00
    Paperback | £22.99