Mesoamerican Voices: native-language writings from Colonial Mexico, Oaxaca, Yucatan, and Guatemala by
Publication Date: 2005-11-07
Presents a collection of indigenous-language writings from the colonial period, translated into English. The texts were written from the sixteenth through the eighteenth centuries by Nahuas from central Mexico, Mixtecs from Oaxaca, Maya from Yucatan, and other groups from Mexico and Guatemala. Addresses a variety of topics, including conquest, government, land, household, society, gender, religion, writing, law, crime, and morality.