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Colonial mediascapes : sensory worlds of the early Americas / edited and with an introduction by Matt Cohen and Jeffrey Glover ; foreword by Paul Chaat Smith.

Other author/creatorCohen, Matt, 1970-
Other author/creatorGlover, Jeffrey.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoLincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2014]
Descriptionxiv, 438 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Contents 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.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2013035773
ISBN9780803232396 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN080323239X (cloth : alk. paper)

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