The Nahuas after the Conquest: A Social and Cultural History of the Indians of Central Mexico, Sixteenth through Eighteenth Centuries

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Index
Many of the entries in this index are far from exhaustive. With frequently mentioned places and important themes, only the most salient page references have been included. For the places especially, much potentially useful additional information can be found in the notes.
Abbreviations, 339-41, 413, 414, 580-81
Abraham, 405-7
Acatlan, 133, 515 n185
Acaxochitlan, 57
Acculturation, the concept, 443, 446n
Acohuic, moiety of Coyoacan, 26
Acolhua region, see Tetzcoco
Actual, for current officeholder, 49, 51
Adjectives as loans, 563 n61
Adorno, Rolena, 606 n46
Africans, 4, 191, 431; terms for, 508 n80, 509 n97, 510 n106
Afterlife, 255, 424
Age distinctions: in kinship terms, 74-75, 78, 85; in life and conversation, 86, 88-90, 138-39, 227
Agustina, Bárbara, small trader of the Coyoacan region: main treatment, 195; commercial activity, 184, 530 n203, 586 n95; religious aspects, 239, 253, 528 n190
A la nouns, 303, 567 n108
Albacea, 218, 471. See also Executors
Alcalde mayor, 381
Alcaldes: main treatment, 35-40; and church positions, 214-15, 221, 224, 229, 234; annalist as, 391
Aldea, 15, 479 n6
Alguaciles, 42-43, 190; in church, 217, 538 n58
Alguacil mayor, 50
Almud, unit of land measurement, 166
Altepetl: main treatment, 14-58; and subunits, 104n, 105-8, 114; and land, 142-49, 154, 156-62, 175; and commerce, 176, 188-94 passim, 197-98; and religious jurisdictions, 203-10; and church staff, 215, 230-35; and saints, 236-37, 240- 48, 547-48 n159; and mundane documents, 342, 370; and titles, 363, 410, 413-17 passim; and annals, 376-78; and songs, 394-97; and plays, 407, 409; and art, 419; and labor recruitment, 430-31; and household, 436; and cellular organization, 436-38; and shamanism, 556 n246
Altepetialli, altepetl land, 142, 161
Alvarado, Pedro de, 123
Amantecatl, featherworker or craftsman, 192, 221
Amaquemecan: sociopolitical organization, 20, 24, 33, 47 n, 57, 104, 110; land in, 171-72; ecclesiastical aspects, 207-8, 211, 216; writing in, 343, 365. See also Itztlacoçauhcan, Tequanipan, Tzaqualtitlan Tenanco
Amatlacuilo, writer, 40-41, 576 n2
Amecameca, see Amaquemecan
Amiztlato, title, 487 n109
Ana of Tocuillan, story of, 85-87, 168, 455-59; aspects, 122, 364, 583 n67
Ancestors, words for, 499 n72

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The Nahuas after the Conquest: A Social and Cultural History of the Indians of Central Mexico, Sixteenth through Eighteenth Centuries
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Tables ix
  • Figures xii
  • Abbreviations xiv
  • I - Introduction 1
  • 2 - Altepetl 14
  • 3 - Household 59
  • 4 - Social Differentiation 94
  • 5 - Land and Living 141
  • 6 - Religious Life 203
  • 8 - Ways of Writing 326
  • 9 - Forms of Expression 374
  • 10 - Conclusion 427
  • Appendixes 453
  • Notes 475
  • Glossary 607
  • Bibliography 613
  • Index 631
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