Mexican Manuscripts Before the Conquest : A Study

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dc.contributor.author Hixson, Carol G., 1955-
dc.date.accessioned 2008-07-25T23:44:57Z
dc.date.available 2008-07-25T23:44:57Z
dc.date.issued 1984-02-29
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10294/282
dc.description 23 p. Paper produced for a class on rare books at Drexel University, February 29, 1984. en_US
dc.description.abstract On the eve of the Spanish conquest, complex societies that sought their legitimacy and identity in the past, and pursued the future through study of that past, dominated the area now known as Mexico. Written records were an important means of securing knowledge of the past and the surviving Mayan and Aztec manuscripts reveal their preoccupation with time and with their place in history. This paper, in seeking to demonstrate that the Mexican peoples were on the verge of developing a unified system of writing, and possibly some form of printing, will examine some of the salient features of those manuscripts and the societies that produced them. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Carol G. Hixson en_US
dc.title Mexican Manuscripts Before the Conquest : A Study en_US
dc.type Other en_US
dc.description.authorstatus Faculty en_US
dc.description.peerreview no en_US


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