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Annals of his time : Don Domingo de San Antón Muñón Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin
AuthorChimalpahin Cuauhtlehuanitzin, Domingo Francisco de San Antón Muñón, 1579-1660
Lockhart, James
Schroeder, Susan
Namala, Doris
Pub. LocationStanford, CAPublisherStanford University Press
Date2006Phys. Desc.329 pages : illustrations, map ; 27 cm.
LocationDirector's OfficeCall Number[Dir. Library] F1219.54.A98 C45 2006
Annals of his time : Don Domingo de San Antón Muñón Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin / edited and translated by James Lockhart, Susan Schroeder, and Doris Namala.
Introduction in English; English and Nahuatl on opposite pages.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-314) and index.

Introduction. Annals of his time -- The manuscript and its history -- Some aspects of the edition -- Acknowledgements -- Transcription and translation: 1577-1590 -- 1591 -- 1592 -- 1593 -- 1594 -- 1595 -- 1596 -- 1597 -- 1598 -- 1599 -- 1600 -- 1601 -- 1602 -- 1603 -- 1604 -- 1605 -- 1606 -- 1607 -- 1608 (with parts from 1609) -- 1609 -- 1610 -- 1611 -- 1612 -- 1613 -- 1614 – 1615

. "Among the native-language documents written by the Nahuas of central Mexico after Spanish contact, the annals genre gave them the freest rein in expressing themselves. The premier practitioner of the Nahuatl annals form was a writer of the early seventeenth century now known as Chimalpahin. Until recently, attention went primarily to his writings about precontact events. Now Chimalpahin's equally important writings about his own time have begun to come to the fore; the present volume is the first English edition of Chimalpahin's largest work, written during the first two decades of the seventeenth century.

The great immediate value of the material is that it shows the Mexico City of the author's time, both Spanish and indigenous, as a cultured Nahua viewed it, and reveals the Nahuatl social and cultural vocabulary of that era. Among entries reporting run-of-the-mill events, the annals contain much color and humanity." "The edition features a faithful transcription and a very readable translation. The apparatus includes telling new analysis of both language and content."--Jacket.

Subject(s)Chimalpahin Cuauhtlehuanitzin, Domingo Francisco de San Antón Muñón, 1579-1660
Manuscripts, Nahuatl--Mexico--Mexico City
Aztecs--History
Aztecs--Politics and government
Aztecs--Social life and customs
SeriesSeries Chimalpahin
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish-Nahuatl
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #19733
ISBN0804754543 ; 9780804754545LCCN2005028443OCLC61821734