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The Resource The ways of the water : a reconstruction of Huastecan Nahua society through its oral tradition, Anuschka Johanna Maria van 't Hooft

The ways of the water : a reconstruction of Huastecan Nahua society through its oral tradition, Anuschka Johanna Maria van 't Hooft

Label
The ways of the water : a reconstruction of Huastecan Nahua society through its oral tradition
Title
The ways of the water
Title remainder
a reconstruction of Huastecan Nahua society through its oral tradition
Statement of responsibility
Anuschka Johanna Maria van 't Hooft
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • nah
  • dut
  • eng
Summary
For Huastecan Nahuas, water is a symbolic reference. This book describes the multiple values attached to water through the practice of tale telling in this society. It analyzes several local tales about water manifestations such as floodings, thunderstorms, and waterlords, and explores what these mean to Huastecan Nahuas in their present socio-cultural context. The author shows how tales about this element represent and discuss current themes like the village's right to exist, social cohesion among villagers, the need to show respect towards nature, and life and death. The book reveals how the
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Hooft, Anuschka van 't
Dewey number
972.00497
Index
no index present
Language note
English with some Nahuatl; also in Dutch
LC call number
F1221.N3
LC item number
H68 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Huasteca Region (Mexico)
  • Huasteca Region (Mexico)
  • Water
  • Group identity
  • HISTORY
  • Group identity
  • Manners and customs
  • Water
  • Mexico
Label
The ways of the water : a reconstruction of Huastecan Nahua society through its oral tradition, Anuschka Johanna Maria van 't Hooft
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-249)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Nahua community in the Huasteca -- Huastecan Nahua tales -- Mesoamerican cultural continuity and the deluge tale -- Differentation in Huastecan Nahua society: the arrival of the water creatures -- The Water Lords in Huastecan Nahua narritive: The tale of the fisherman and his son the warlock
Control code
144616102
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (294 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429472630
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)144616102
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The ways of the water : a reconstruction of Huastecan Nahua society through its oral tradition, Anuschka Johanna Maria van 't Hooft
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-249)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Nahua community in the Huasteca -- Huastecan Nahua tales -- Mesoamerican cultural continuity and the deluge tale -- Differentation in Huastecan Nahua society: the arrival of the water creatures -- The Water Lords in Huastecan Nahua narritive: The tale of the fisherman and his son the warlock
Control code
144616102
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (294 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429472630
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)144616102
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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