Text and Identity: An Analysis of
Indigenous Literature and History
in the Colonial Era
Lauren Close
Jeremy Ludemann
John ...
The Dynamic
Function of
Indigenous
History and
Writing
The Role of Text in
Indian Self-Identity:
The Codex Borbonicus
The Gods Quetzalcoatl and
Tezcatlipoca
The Aztec ritual
calendar, or
Tonalamatl
The Oxomoco
and Cipactonal,
Human
Ancestors
The Role of Text in
Spanish Attempts to
Make Sense of Native
Culture:
The Codex Telleriano-
Remensis
Charles Marie Le
Tellier
Tenochtitlan
The Cathedral
of Cuernavaca
The Biblitheque
Nationale de
France, where the
Codex now
resides
The Role of Text in
Spanish Efforts to
Modify Colonial
Society:
The Florentine Codex and
Bernardino de Sahagun
The Ruins of
Tlatelolco
“The discovery and
preservation of Aztec
rhetoric was a result of
the religious conquest of
the New World which
followed t...
Tradition,
Assimilation
and the
Shaping of
Colonies
Bibliography:
Alcock, Susan E. Empires: Perspectives from Archaeology and History. Cambridge University
Press, 2001.
A Pic...
Images (In Order):
Part 1:
Illustration in "Descripcion historica y cronologica de las dos piedras que con ocasion del nue...
A Picture of Quetzalcoatl and Tezcatlipoca., n.d.
http://library.artstor.org/library/secure/ViewImages?id=8CJGczI9NzldLS1W...
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  1. 1. Text and Identity: An Analysis of Indigenous Literature and History in the Colonial Era Lauren Close Jeremy Ludemann John McGovern
  2. 2. The Dynamic Function of Indigenous History and Writing
  3. 3. The Role of Text in Indian Self-Identity: The Codex Borbonicus The Gods Quetzalcoatl and Tezcatlipoca
  4. 4. The Aztec ritual calendar, or Tonalamatl
  5. 5. The Oxomoco and Cipactonal, Human Ancestors
  6. 6. The Role of Text in Spanish Attempts to Make Sense of Native Culture: The Codex Telleriano- Remensis
  7. 7. Charles Marie Le Tellier
  8. 8. Tenochtitlan
  9. 9. The Cathedral of Cuernavaca
  10. 10. The Biblitheque Nationale de France, where the Codex now resides
  11. 11. The Role of Text in Spanish Efforts to Modify Colonial Society: The Florentine Codex and Bernardino de Sahagun
  12. 12. The Ruins of Tlatelolco
  13. 13. “The discovery and preservation of Aztec rhetoric was a result of the religious conquest of the New World which followed the military subjugation of the Mexicans.” - Historian Don Paul Abbott
  14. 14. Tradition, Assimilation and the Shaping of Colonies
  15. 15. Bibliography: Alcock, Susan E. Empires: Perspectives from Archaeology and History. Cambridge University Press, 2001. A Picture of a Color Copy of the Codex Borbonicus, Mexico City., 2006. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/79/Aztec_codex_replica.jpg. Burland, Cottie A. “Codex Borbonicus : Pages 21 & 22, A Critical Assessment.” Journal de la Societe des Americanistes, Tome 46 (1957): 157-163. Don Paul Abbott. “The Ancient Word: Rhetoric in Aztec Culture.” Rhetorica: A Journal of the History of Rhetoric 5, no. 3 (Summer 1987): 251-264. Gruzinski, Serge. Painting The Conquest: The Mexicans and the European Renaissance. Paris, Flammarion, 1992. Leon-Portilla, Miguel. The Aztec Image of Self and Society : An Introduction to Nahua Culture. Salt Lake City, Utah: University of, n.d. Marcus, Joyce. Mesoamerican Writing Systems: Propaganda, Myth, and History in Four Ancient Civilizations. Princeton University Press, 1993. “Questions and Answers about an UNKNOWN ARTIST’S CODEX BORBONICUS”, Hispanic Research Center, Arizona State University, http://mati.eas.asu.edu:8421/ChicanArte/html_pages/CodexIssOutl.html#artwork. Sahagun, Bernardino De, Arthur J. O. Anderson, and Charles E. Dibble. The Florentine Codex: General History of the Things of New Spain. University of Utah Press, 1982. Schwartz, Stuart. “Renaissance Conquerors.” In Victors and Vanquished. Boston, Mass.: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2000. ———. “The Indigenous Historical Traditions.” In Victors and Vanquished. Boston, Mass.: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2000.
  16. 16. Images (In Order): Part 1: Illustration in "Descripcion historica y cronologica de las dos piedras que con ocasion del nuevo empedrado que se esta formado en la plaza principal de Mexico, se hallaron en ella el ano de 1790". http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Descripci%C3%B3n_hist%C3%B3rica_y_cronol%C3%B3gica_de_las_dos_piedras_qu e_con_ocasi%C3%B3n_del_nuevo_empedrado_que_se_est%C3%A1_formando_en_la_plaza_principal_de_M%C3%A9xico,_s e_hallaron_en_ella_el_a%C3%B1o_de_1790-1b.jpg. Tlaxcala - Palacio de Gobierno. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tlaxcala_-_Palacio_de_Gobierno_- _Verhandlungen_Spanier_-_Tlaxcalteken_2.jpg. Part2: All other images courtesy of ARTstor, found here: http://library.artstor.org/library/welcome.html#3|search|1|Codex20Borbonicus|Multiple20Collection20Search|||type3D31 26kw3DCodex20Borbonicus26id3Dall26name3D Part 3: A Picture of a Color Copy of the Codex Borbonicus, Mexico City., 2006. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/79/Aztec_codex_replica.jpg. A Picture of A Nahua Harvest Ritual Honoring the Corn Goddess., n.d. http://library.artstor.org/library/secure/ViewImages?id=8CJGczI9NzldLS1WEDhzTnkrX3kpeFNwfyI%3D&userId=hjZIeA%3D%3 D&zoomparams=. A Picture of Chalchiuhtlicue, the Nahua Goddess of Water., n.d. http://library.artstor.org/library/secure/ViewImages?id=8CJGczI9NzldLS1WEDhzTnkrX3kpeFNxfCU%3D&userId=hjZIeA%3D%3 D&zoomparams=. A Picture of Oxomoco and Cipactonal., n.d. http://library.artstor.org/library/secure/ViewImages?id=8CJGczI9NzldLS1WEDhzTnkrX3gue1x7eCU%3D&userId=hjZIeA%3D% 3D&zoomparams=.
  17. 17. A Picture of Quetzalcoatl and Tezcatlipoca., n.d. http://library.artstor.org/library/secure/ViewImages?id=8CJGczI9NzldLS1WEDhzTnkrX3kpeFNxeCA%3D&userId=hjZIeA%3D%3D &zoomparams=. A Picture of The New Fire Ceremony., n.d. http://library.artstor.org/library/secure/ViewImages?id=8CJGczI9NzldLS1WEDhzTnkrX3kpeFNwfi0%3D&userId=hjZIeA%3D%3D &zoomparams=. Part 4: Bernardino de Sahagun. http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datei:Bernardino_de_sahagun.png. Templo Mayor, Tlatelolco. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nt-tlatelolco-templo-mayor.jpgTlatelolco. http://www.flickr.com/photos/29653764@N08/3617718126. Tlatelolco. http://www.flickr.com/photos/29653764@N08/3617718126. Aztec Feast. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aztec_feast_4.jpg. Pochtecas con su carga. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pochtecas_con_su_carga.JPG. Vanilla. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vanilla_florentine_codex.jpg. Aztec Warriors. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aztec_Warriors_(Florentine_Codex).jpg. Aztec Drums. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aztec_drums,_Florentine_Codex..jpg. Part 5: Aztec Dancer. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aztec_dancer_Mexico_City_performance.jpg Renowned Grafitti 'Wall Of Glory' with Current Aztec Warrior, June 15, 2007. http://www.flickr.com/photos/puroticorico/558563923/.
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