Chapter

The Scripted Landscape

Joel Robbins

in Converting Words

Published by University of California Press

Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780520257702
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520944916 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520257702.003.0009
The Scripted Landscape

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This chapter focuses on the new language of governance in the pueblos reducidos. Most of the texts in question are the product of collective authorship in the cabildo. They are called “notarial.” By definition, notarial works were engaged with the dynamics of reducción and its subsequent consequences.

Keywords: governance; language; pueblos reducidos; notarial works; reducción; cabildo

Chapter.  14155 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anthropology

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