Colonial mediascapes : sensory worlds of the early Americas /
edited and with an introduction by Matt Cohen and Jeffrey Glover ; foreword by Paul Chaat Smith.
Lincoln, NE : University of Nebraska Press, [2014], c2014.
xiv, 438 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
080323239X (cloth : alk. paper), 0803249993 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780803232396 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780803249998, 9780803254411 (epub), 9780803254428 (mobi)
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Lincoln, NE : University of Nebraska Press, [2014], c2014.
080323239X (cloth : alk. paper)
0803249993 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780803232396 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780803254411 (epub)
9780803254428 (mobi)
contents note
Dead metaphor or working model? : "the book" in Native America / Germaine Warkentin -- Early Americanist grammatology : definitions of writing and literacy / Andrew Newman -- Indigenous histories and archival media in early modern Great Lakes / Heidi Bohaker -- The manuscript, the quipu, and the early American book : Don Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala's Nueva CorĂ³nica y Buen Gobierno / Birgit Brander Rasmussen -- Semiotics, aesthetics, and the Quecha concept of Quilca / Galen Brokaw -- "Take my scalp, please!" : colonial mimesis and the French origins of the Mississippi tall tale / Gordon M. Sayre -- Brave new worlds : the first century of Indian-English encounters / Peter Charles Hoffer -- Howls, snarls, and musket shots : saying "this is mine" in colonial New England / Jon Coleman -- Hearing wampum : the senses, mediation, and the limits of analogy / Richard Cullen Rath -- Writing as "khipu" : Titu Cusi Yupanqui's account of the conquest of Peru / Ralph Bauer -- Christian Indians at war : evangelism and military communication in the Anglo-French-Native borderlands / Jeffrey Glover -- The Algonquian word and the spirit of divine truth : John Eliot's Indian library and the Atlantic quest for a universal language / Sarah Rivett.
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