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Truth in many tongues : religious conversion and the languages of the early Spanish Empire / Daniel I. Wasserman-Soler.

Author/Creator:
Wasserman-Soler, Daniel I. (Daniel Isaac), 1984- author.
Publication:
University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2020]
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 227 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Conversion -- Catholic Church -- History -- 16th century.
Spain -- Languages -- History -- 16th century.
New Spain -- Languages -- History -- 16th century.
Spain -- History -- Philip II, 1556-1598.
Language and languages.
New Spain.
Spain.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
"Examines how the Spanish monarchy managed an empire of unprecedented linguistic diversity, making only sporadic efforts to propagate Spanish during the sixteenth century. Challenges the assumption that the pervasiveness of the Spanish language resulted from deliberate linguistic colonization"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
The Spanish language and the Inquisition, ca. 1550-1600
Arabic and Spanish in Granada, ca. 1492-1570
Arabic and Romance in Valencia, ca. 1540-1600
Native tongues and Spanish in New Spain
Creating a multilingual New Spain, ca. 1550-1600.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780271085999
0271085991
OCLC:
1121281623