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Author Rojinsky, David.
Title Companion to empire : a genealogy of the written word in Spain and New Spain, c.550-1550 / David Rojinsky.
Imprint Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2010.

Series Foro hispánico, 0925-8620 ; 37
Foro hispánico ; 37.
Subject Spanish language -- Written Spanish -- History.
Spanish language -- To 1500.
Writing -- Spain -- History.
Writing -- America -- History.
Imperialism -- History.
Description 1 online resource (300 pages).
Summary This volume traces a genealogy of the varied conceptions and functions of alphabetic writing in Hispanic cultures of the pre-modern and early colonial periods. The historical junctures selected are those at which the written word (in grammatical, historical and legal discourse) assumed increased ideological importance for bolstering different kinds of 'imperial' power.--Back cover.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-286) and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789042028678 (electronic bk.)
904202867X (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 624179249
Additional Format Print version: Rojinsky, David. Companion to empire. Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2010 9789042028661 (OCoLC)558767592