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Pablo Tac, Indigenous Scholar: Writing on Luiseño Language and Colonial History, c. 1840

Tac, Pablo

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ISBN 10: 0520261895 / ISBN 13: 9780520261891
Published by University of California Press, 2011
Used Condition: Very Good In Dustjacket hardcover
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Berkeley. 2011. University of California Press. 1st American Edition. Very Good In Dustjacket. Edited by Lisbeth Haas. With Art by James Luna. 29 b/w photographs. 256 pages. December 2011. hardcover. 9780520261891. keywords: History Native American Studies California & The West. inventory # 38294. FROM THE PUBLISHER - This volume makes available a remarkable body of writings, the only indigenous account of early nineteenth-century California. Written by Pablo Tac, this work on Luiseño language and culture offers a new approach to understanding California’s colonial history. Born and raised at Mission San Luis Rey, near San Diego, Pablo Tac became an international scholar. He traveled to Rome, where he studied Latin and other subjects, and produced these historical writings for the Vatican Librarian Cardinal Giuseppe Mezzofanti. In this multifaceted volume, Tac’s study is published in the original languages and in English translation. Lisbeth Haas introduces Tac’s life and discusses the importance of the record he left, while Luiseño artist James Luna considers Tac’s contemporary significance. Bookseller Inventory # 38294

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Title: Pablo Tac, Indigenous Scholar: Writing on ...

Publisher: University of California Press

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good In Dustjacket

Edition: 1st Edition.

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This volume makes available a remarkable body of writings, the only indigenous account of early nineteenth-century California. Written by Pablo Tac, this work on Luiseno language and culture offers a new approach to understanding California's colonial history. Born and raised at Mission San Luis Rey, near San Diego, Pablo Tac became an international scholar. He traveled to Rome, where he studied Latin and other subjects, and produced these historical writings for the Vatican Librarian Cardinal Giuseppe Mezzofanti. In this multifaceted volume, Pablo Tac's study is published in the original languages and in English translation. Lisbeth Haas introduces Pablo Tac's life and the significance of the record he left. She situates his writing among that of other indigenous scholars, and elaborates on its poetic quality. Luiseno artist James Luna considers Tac's contemporary significance in a series of artworks that bring Pablo Tac into provocative juxtaposition with the present day. Transcribed by Marta Eguia, Cecilia Palmeiro, Laura Leon Llerena, Jussara Quadros, and Heidi Morse, with facing-page translation by Jaime Cortez, Guillermo Delgado, Gildas Hamel, Karl Kottman, Heidi Morse, and Rose Vekony

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