The language encounter in the Americas, 1492-1800 : a collection of essays / edited by Edward G. Gray and Norman Fiering.
By: Gray, Edward G
Contributor(s): Fiering, NormanLanguage: English Publisher: New York, Oxford : Berghahn Books, 2000.Description: x, 342p. : ill., facsims. ; 22cm.ISBN: 1571811605
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Bibl.: p.327-331. - Contents: Babel of tongues: communicating with the Indians in eastern North America / J. Axtell; The use of pidgins and jargons / Ives Goddard; Pictures, gestures, hieroglyphs: 16th century Mexico / P. Moffitt Watts; Iconic discourse: 17th century New France / M.J. Leahey; Mapping after the letter: graphology and indigenous cartography in New Spain / D. Leibsohn; Continuity v. acculturation: Aztec and Inca cases of alphabetic literacy / J. Antonio Mazzotti; Native languages as spoken and written: southern New England / K.J. Bragdon; The Mi'kmaq hieroglyphic prayerbook / Bruce Greenfield; Interpreters snatched from the shore / F. Karttunen; Mohawk schoolmasters and catechists in 18th century Iroquoia / William B. Hart; The making of Logan, the Mingo orator / E.G. Gray; Spanish colonization and the indigenous languages of America / Isaías Lerner; Descriptions of American Indian word forms in colonial missionary grammars / L. Jooken; "Savage" languages in 18th century theoretical history of language / R. Schreyer.