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Blowout Sale! Up to 85% off on History & Criticism at Translate This Website, Page 2. Top brands include University of Texas Press, Brand: University of Arizona Press, World Wisdom Books, Brand: University of Utah Press, Gibbs Smith, University of Notre Dame Press, University of California Press, V I P Pub Inc, Brand: University of Oklahoma Press, Joyce McDonough, & Brand: Gibbs Smith. Hurry! Limited time offers. Offers valid only while supplies last.

On the Lips of Others: Moteuczoma's Fame in Aztec Monuments and Rituals (Recovering Languages and Literacies of the Americas)
By University of Texas Press
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781477307243, isbn: 1477307249,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 294 reviews
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 on monuments and his command was expressed in highly refined ritual performances. What did Moteuczoma's ''fame'' mean in the Aztec world? How was it created and maintained? In this innovative study, Patrick Hajovsky investigates the king's inscribed and spoken name,

Language Shift among the Navajos: Identity Politics and Cultural Continuity
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780816522200, isbn: 0816522200,

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To experience change on the Navajo Reservation, one need only close one's eyes and listen. Today an increasing number of Navajos speak only English, while very few speak only Navajo. The Navajo language continues to be taught, but it is less often practiced. Deborah House asks why, despite the many factors that would seem to contribute to the maintenance of the Navajo language, speakers of the language continue to shift to English at such an alarming rate—and what can be done about it.

Art of Islam, Language and Meaning (Library of Perennial Philosophy Sacred Art in Tradition)
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Known as an expert on Islam, Sufism, and Islamic arts & crafts, Burckhardt presents in-depth analyses of seminal examples of Islamic architecture, from Spain and Morocco to Persia and India. He examines Koranic calligraphy and illumination, arabesque, carpets and rugs, Persian miniatures, and much more while making illuminating comparisons with Christian, Hindu, and Buddhist art. Beautifully illustrated in color, this masterpiece is presented in a revised, commemorative edition containing 285

At Home with the Sapa Inca: Architecture, Space, and Legacy at Chinchero (Recovering Languages and Literacies of the Americas)
By University of Texas Press
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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 a summary of Inca cultural practices to the key events of Topa Inca's reign and the many individual elements of Chinchero's extraordinary built environment. What emerges are the subtle, often sophisticated ways in which the Inca manipulated space and architecture in order

An Introduction to the Shoshoni Language: Dammen Daigwape
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This book is an primary text for the Shoshoni language that provides basic information on the phonology and grammar of the language. While the book emphasizes the Fort Hall dialect, it also addresses other dialects. Primarily conceived as a college or high school-level textbook, it is also an accessible introduction for anyone interested in the language. Readers will find useful background information about the Shoshoni people, and a history of Fort Hall into the present day. Each chapter

Language of The Robe: American Indian Trade Blankets
By Gibbs Smith
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For all Native American cultures, from the Plains and Southwest people to the tribes of the Northwest Coast, the blanket makes a visual statement of ''Indianness.'' Language of the Robe explains a living tradition among the Native American people. Today, trade blankets are collectibles, especially those that were made prior to World War II. Language of the Robe identifies, classifies, and presents the history of the trade blanket. Within the tribe or pueblo, the blanket is a statement of an

The Andean Hybrid Baroque: Convergent Cultures in the Churches of Colonial Peru (History, Languages, and Cultures of the Spanish and Portuguese Worlds)
By University of Notre Dame Press
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mpn: 171 colour images, ean: 9780268022228, isbn: 9780268022228,

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 The Andean Hybrid Baroque is the first comprehensive study of the architecture and architectural sculpture of Southern Peru in the late colonial period (1660s-1820s), an enduring and polemical subject in Latin American art history. In the southern Andes during the last century and a half of colonial rule, when the Spanish crown was losing its grip on the Americas and Amerindian groups began organizing into activist and increasingly violent political movements, a style of architectural

Nez Perce Dictionary (UC Publications in Linguistics)
By University of California Press
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In this dictionary of the Nez Perce language, which is spoken in the states of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, the author illustrates how each word is used by citing examples from published Nez Perce oral literature; the dictionary is thus also a concordance. In addition, the author retranscribes and incorporates words from earlier publications, when recognized by today's Nez Perce speakers. The dictionary includes an English-Nez Perce index, appendixes listing phonosymbolic words and Nez Perce

Sonora Yaqui Language Structures
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Yaqui is a Southern Uto-Aztecan language spoken by a people living predominantly in Sonora, with some communities in Arizona. This comprehensive reference on the Sonoran Yaqui language is a descriptive grammar that covers topics on phonology, word classes, verb structure, and complex sentences. John Dedrick, who lived and worked among the Yaquis for more than thirty years, shares his extensive knowledge of the language, while Uto-Aztecan specialist Eugene Casad helps put the material in a

Introduction to Choctaw
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Six lessons teach pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, and practical phrases..

Choctaw Language and Culture: Chahta Anumpa, Volume 2
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Building on the foundations laid by the first volume of Choctaw Language and Culture, this follow-up text presents a more advanced linguistic study of Oklahoma Choctaw, accompanied by short stories and anecdotes written by Choctaws in their native language.The book is organized around twelve texts with translations, each followed by a grammar lesson, a vocabulary section that acquaints students with new words, a word-study section, and exercises. The authors present such topics as idioms, ways

The Navajo Sound System (Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory)
By Joyce McDonough
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The Navajo language is spoken by the Navajo people who live in the Navajo Nation, located in Arizona and New Mexico in the southwestern United States. The Navajo language belongs to the Southern, or Apachean, branch of the Athabaskan language family. Athabaskan languages are closely related by their shared morphological structure; these languages have a productive and extensive inflectional morphology. The Northern Athabaskan languages are primarily spoken by people indigenous to the sub-artic

Language of the Robe: American Indian Trade Blankets
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Over the many generations since Native Americans began trade with Europeans, few items have become so closely identified with the indigenous American cultures as has the American Indian trade blanket. From the history of the trade blanket to contemporary collectible blankets to designs of the major trade blanket manufacturers such as Pendleton Woolen Mills, Racine Woolen Mills, and Buell Manufacturing Company, Language of the Robe presents the bright colors and intricately woven patterns

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