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The two Taríacuris and the early colonial and prehispanic past of Michoacán / David L. Haskell.

Author/Creator:
Haskell, David L. (David Louis), author.
Publication:
Louisville, Colorado : University Press of Colorado, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 263 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
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Subjects:
Relación de Michoacán -- Criticism, Textual.
Relación de Michoacán.
Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Michoacán de Ocampo -- History -- Sources.
Tarasco Indians -- History -- Sources.
Tarasco Indians -- Social life and customs.
Michoacán de Ocampo (Mexico) -- History -- Sources.
History -- Sources.
Indians of Mexico.
Mexico -- Michoacán de Ocampo.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Sources.
Summary:
"Investigates how elites of the Tarascan kingdom of Central Mexico sought to influence interactions with Spanish colonialism by reworking the past. Examines the rhetorical power of the Relación de Michoacán--by Franciscan friar Jerónimo de Alcalá and explaining the structure of the narrative, not just its content"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Introduction: the two Taríacuris
The Tarascan kingdom and its prehispanic past in Mesoamerican context
The methodological and theoretical background to the analysis of the Priest's Speech: historicity and narrative structure
Analysis of the Priest's Speech in the Relación de Michoacán
Tarascan historicity in and through the priest's speech in the Relación de Michoacán
Tarascan historicity in its Mesoamerican context: myth, history, historicity, and understnading the prehispanic past.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references [pages 227-254] and index.
ISBN:
9781607327486
1607327481
9781607327493
OCLC:
1013524756