Mesoamerican manuscripts : new scientific approaches and interpretations /

"Mesoamerican Manuscripts: New Scientific Approaches and Interpretations brings together a wide range of modern approaches to the study of pre-colonial and early colonial Mesoamerican manuscripts. This includes innovative studies of materiality through the application of non-invasive spectrosco...

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Other Authors: Jansen, Maarten E. R. G. N. (Maarten Evert Reinoud Gerard Nicolaas), 1952- (Editor), Lladó-Buisán, Virginia M. (Editor), Snijders, Ludo (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2019]
Series:Early Americas: history and culture ; v. 8.
Table of Contents:
  • The Codex Mendoza: writing and re-writing "the last word" / Frances F. Berdan
  • The Codex Mendoza and the archaeology of Tenochtitlan / Leonardo López Luján
  • From "rich plumes" to war accoutrements: feathered objects in the Codex Mendoza and their extant representatives / Laura Filloy Nadal and María Olvido Moreno Guzmán
  • The Tlamatque and Codex Mendoza / Raul Macuil Martínez
  • Conquest, growth and evolution: indigenist discourse in the Codex Mendoza / Jorge Gómez-Tejada
  • Exploring the materiality of Mesoamerican manuscripts by non-invasive spectroscopic methods: Codex Laud, Bodley, Selden, Mendoza and Selden Roll at the Bodleian Library / Chiara Grazia, David Buti, Laura Cartechini, Francesca Rosi, Francesca Gabrieli, Virginia M. Lladó-Buisán, Davide Domenici, Antonio Sgamellotti, Aldo Romani and Costanza Miliani
  • Cultural and historical implications of non-destructive analyses on Mesoamerican codices in the Bodleian Libraries / Davide Domenici, Costanza Miliani and Antonio Sgamellotti
  • The Codex Laud and the problem of its provenance / María Isabel Álvarez Icaza Longoria
  • Mazatec chants and Mesoamerican codices / Alessia Frassani
  • Codex Yoalli Ehecatl as a temicamatl or "Book to interpret dreams" / Araceli Rojas Martínez Gracida
  • The Dresden Codex and contemporary K'iche' serpent dance / Paul van den Akker
  • Maya literary traditions and present-day concerns: an indigenous reading of ancient manuscripts / Manuel May Castillo
  • Re-interpreting Ñuu Savi pictorial manuscripts from a Mixtec perspective: linking past and present / Omar Aguilar Sánchez
  • Chronological correlations in Aztec and Mixtec history / Maarten E.R.G.N. Jansen and Gabina Aurora Pérez Jiménez
  • Imaging Mexican codices: challenges and opportunities / Tim Zaman, David Howell and Ludo Snijders
  • Codex Yoho Yuchi, the text inside the Mixtec Codex Añute / Ludo Snijders
  • Reading Mixtec manuscripts as ceremonial discourse: historical and ideological background of Codex Añute (Selden) / Maarten E.R.G.N. Jansen and Gabina Aurora Pérez Jiménez
  • Conclusions: Materiality and practice in the study of Mexican manuscripts / Rosemary A. Joyce.