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Cotton Mather’s Spanish Lessons

A Story of Language, Race, and Belonging in the Early Americas

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$35.00 • £30.95 • €31.95

ISBN 9780674971752

Publication Date: 07/05/2022

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336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

7 photos

Belknap Press


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  • Note on Style
  • 1. Introduction: The First Spanish Imprint in English America
  • 2. The Global Designs of a Creole Family
  • 3. Telling the Future of America Mexicana
  • 4. From Language Encounters to Language Rights
  • 5. Becoming a Spanish Indian
  • 6. Teaching by Catechism and Conversation
  • 7. Books as Keys to the Spanish Tongue
  • 8. Impressing the Word in Exotic Types
  • 9. Racial Fears on Eighteenth-Century Frontiers
  • 10. The Shipwreck of the Family Design
  • 11. Coda: Colonial Lessons in Latinidad
  • 12. Transcription and Translation of Cotton Mather’s La Fe del Christiano (1699)
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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