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Author Vélez-Ibáñez, Carlos G

Title Hegemonies of Language and Their Discontents : the Southwest North American Region Since 1540
Published Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (352 pages)
Contents List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Hegemonies of Language: Theoretical Outlines of Language Impositions and their Distributionsâ#x80;#x94;A Political Ecology of Southwest North America; 2. Pre-Hispanic Practices, Hydra-Headed Spanish Colonial Approaches, and Their Discontents: The Cross, the Pen, the Sword, and Indigenous Daggers; 3. Colonial and Bifurcated Language Performance: The Processual Analysis of the Matachine Complex of Chihuahua and New Mexico; 4. Against Bifurcating the Region and the Segmentation of Language Hegemonies: The New American and Mexican Nations
5. The Rise of the Cockroach People and Their Cultural Citizenship: The Making of an Unsiloed History6. The â#x80;#x9C;English Onlyâ#x80;#x9D; Phenomena and Its Political Demography of the Northern Region: Bilingualism and Spanish as Secondary in a â#x80;#x9C;Whiteâ#x80;#x9D; Context and English South; 7. Bilinguality, Dual Languages, Translanguality, and Heritage Maintenance: Contending Approaches and an Ethnographic Assembly of Funds of Knowledge and a Dual-Language Translanguage Model; Conclusion; Appendix A. Filiación of Don Pedro Policarpo Alcue y Aremendaris; Appendix B. Testimonio de Doña Juanita
Appendix C. Petition by Los GenizarosAppendix D. La Cucaracha; Notes; Bibliography
Summary The book provides a unique and broad look at the history, power, duality, and promise of Spanish and English in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands--Provided by publisher
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Subject English language -- Political aspects -- Mexican-American Border Region
Indians of North America -- Cultural assimilation -- Mexico, North
Indians of North America -- Cultural assimilation -- Southwest, New
Language policy -- Mexico -- History
Language policy -- United States -- History
Spanish language -- Political aspects -- Mexican-American Border Region
English language -- Political aspects.
Indians of North America -- Cultural assimilation.
Language policy.
Spanish language -- Political aspects.
New Southwest.
North America -- Mexican-American Border Region.
North Mexico.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0816537496