Saturday, November 18, 2006

Taking Possession: Imperial Encounters and Re-encounters with Native Meso-America
An Exhibition at Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
15 September - 21 December, 2006

An exhibition of Yale's resources for the study of 16th-century encounters among Europeans and the indigenous peoples of Meso-America and of the early 19th-century re-emergence among European and North American writers of an interest in understanding the culture and history of Aztec, Olmec, and Mayan communities. The exhibition features the Codex Reese, a mid-16th-century manuscript map of the Valley of Mexico that incorporates Nahuatl and Spanish elements. [ca. 150 items]

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