Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Contemporary Studies And Discussions

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

Ñuu Dzaui books contain ancient historiography in an aesthetic, 'literary' form, in accordance with native reality, language and mentality. Reading these works today demands the interaction of a thorough scholarly hermeneutic methodology and a profound personal acquaintance with that specific reality, language and mentality. This chapter presents a brief and obviously very personal review of the main developments in the interpretation of the Ñuu Dzaui codices. It stresses the growing awareness about the social and cultural context of this academic endeavor.

Keywords: Ñuuuu Dzaui codices; hermeneutic methodology

10.1163/ej.9789004187528.i-572.27
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004187528.i-572.27
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    The Mixtec Pictorial Manuscripts — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation