Painted Words: Nahua Catholicism, Politics, and Memory in the Atzaqualco Pictorial Catechism

Painted Words: Nahua Catholicism, Politics, and Memory in the Atzaqualco Pictorial Catechism

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780884024187
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 01/09/2017
Series: Dumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology Studies Series , #39
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 10.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Elizabeth Hill Boone is Martha and Donald Robertson Chair in Latin American Art at Tulane University.

Louise M. Burkhart is Professor of Anthropology at the State University of New York, Albany.

David Tavárez is Professor of Anthropology at Vassar College.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vii

Foreword xi

Acknowledgments xiii

1 The Atzaqualco Catechism and Colonial Mexican Catechismal Pictography Louise M. Burkhart Elizabeth Hill Boone David Tavárez 1

2 A Merger of Preconquest and New Spanish Systems Elizabeth Hill Boone 35

3 The Pictographic Vocabulary: Ideography, Phonography, and Syntax Elizabeth Hill Boone Louise M. Burkhart 53

4 Christian Doctrine: Nahuas Encounter the Catechism Louise M. Burkhart 67

5 Rule, Service, and Privilege in the Pictorial Additions Elizabeth Hill Boone 93

6 Mutable Memories: The Moteuczomas and Nahua Nobility in the Atzaqualco Catechism David Tavárez 113

7 Deciphering the Catechism Louise M. Burkhart 161

Annotations on the Catechism Louise M. Burkhart Elizabeth Hill Boone 217

Facsimile 253

Afterword: Painting Piety and Politics Louise M. Burkhart 325

Appendix A Supplementary Prayers Louise M. Burkhart Elizabeth Hill Boone 329

Appendix B Identification of Name Glosses for Historical Figures David Tavárez 335

References 359

Contributors 375

Index 377

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