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Published: 08 November 2018

432 Pages


ISBN: 9780190884109

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Tongues of Fire

Language and Evangelization in Colonial Mexico

Nancy Farriss

  • Uniquely multidisciplinary approach, combining linguistics, documentary history, anthropology, and literary criticism
  • Based on more than three decades of archival and ethnographic research
  • Author is the first historian to have located, identified, and deciphered texts in the Zapotec language