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A Record Of Study In Aboriginal American Languages

  [english | 1898]  

Daniel Brinton


Excerpts: [... review of my own work in the field of American Linguistics requires an apology, I may say that the preparation of it was suggested to me by my late ...... Words in). New York, 1894. 13. Aboriginal American Authors and their Productions, especially those in the Native Languages. pp. 63. Philadelphia, ...... languages, such as the Zoque, display the tendency to energetic ...]
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Aboriginal American Authors

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Daniel Brinton


Excerpts: [... borrowed from other tribes. Some old men acquire great reputation as story tellers, and are invited to houses, and feasted, by those who are desirous ...... [Footnote 13: Legends and Tales of the Eskimo. (Edinburgh and London, 1875.)] [Footnote 14: Pok, Kalalek avalangnek, etc., Nongme, 1857 ...... of Lake Atitlan, in the province of Solola, Guatemala.] [Footnote 34: Don Domingo ...]
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Aboriginal American Authors And Their Productions

  [english | 1883]  

Daniel Brinton


Excerpts: [... his death the translation, together with the original, came into the possession of Mr. E.G. Squier. By him it was first published, but in a partial ...... this obliteration of their sciences and their archives.[21] Some of them set to work to recover the memories thus doomed to oblivion, and to write ...... language is easy to learn to a stranger to both, Maya comes easier than ...]
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American Hero Myths

  [english | 1882]  

Daniel Brinton


Summary: [American Hero Myths by Daniel G Brinton. AMERICAN HERO-MYTHS. A STUDY IN THE NATIVE RELIGIONS OF THE WESTERN CONTINENT. BY DANIEL G. BRINTON M.D. MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY THE AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY THE NUMISMATIC AND ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY OF PHILA. ETC. AUTHOR OF THE MYTHS OF THE NEW WORLD THE RELIGIOUS SENTIMENT. ETC. 1882. ]
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American Languages And Why We Should Study Them

  [english | 1885]  

Daniel Brinton


Excerpts: [... most legitimate anxiety which should direct itself to the preservation of the correct forms and precise meanings of these numerous and peculiarly national ...... The native tongues supply an inexhaustible store of sonorous, appropriate, and unused names. As has well been said by an earlier writer, No class ...... descent of nations. If this is true in general, it is particularly so ...]
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An Ethnologist View Of History

  [english | 1896]  

Daniel Brinton


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Ancient Nahuatl Poetry

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Daniel Brinton


Summary: [Ancient Nahuatl Poetry by Daniel G Brinton. The passionate love with which the Nahuas cultivated song music and the dance is a subject of frequent comment by the historians of Mexico. These arts are invariably mentioned as prominent features of the aboriginal civilization no public ceremony was complete without them they were indispensable in the religious services held in the temples through ...]
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Anthropology

  [english | 1892]  

Daniel Brinton


Summary: [Anthropology: And a Hundred Other Stories is a book by British author Dan Rhodes published in 2000 by Canongate. It consists of 101 tales each of 101 words all about girlfriends and has been published in seven languages. It was written between October 1997 and November 1998 whilst the author was fruit picking on a farm. It received reviews in The Times New York Times and The Independent. and has ...]
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Nagualism

  [english | 1894]  

Daniel Brinton


Summary: [Nagualism by Daniel G Brinton. An excerpt from Nagualism a Study in Native American Folk-lore and History The learned historian Orozco y Berra speaks of the powers attributed at the present day to the nahual in Mexico among the lower classes in these words The nahual is generally an old Indian with red eyes who knows how to turn himself into a dog woolly black and ugly. The female witch can ...]
Genres: [mythDownloads: 170

The Annals Of The Cakchiquels

  [english | 1885]  

Daniel Brinton


Summary: [The Annals Of The Cakchiquels by Daniel G Brinton. From the preface Both for its historical and linguistic merits the document which is presented in this volume is one of the most important in aboriginal American Literature. Written by a native who had grown to adult years before the whites penetrated to his ancestral home himself a member of the ruling family of one of the most civilized nations ...]
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The Arawack Language Of Guiana In Its Linguistic And

  [english | 1871]  

Daniel Brinton


Excerpts: [... then on the question whether their affiliations are with the tribes of the northern or southern mainland, depends our opinion of the course of migration ...... structure of the language, is contained in the manuscripts of the Rev. Theodore Schultz, now in the library of the AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY. Mr. ...... utterly destitute they are of those high, chivalric feelings, ...]
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The Battle And The Ruins Of Cintla

  [english | 1896]  

Daniel Brinton


Excerpts: [... Inconsistent spelling, hyphenation, and capitalization have been maintained. A list of inconsistently spelled words is found at the end of the text. THE ...... adventure. We have at least four accounts of it from participants. One prepared under the eye of Cortes himself, one by the anonymous historian of his ...... the rear. The Indians were prepared, having sent their women and ...]
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The Books Of Chilan Balam

  [english | 1882]  

Daniel Brinton


Excerpts: [... Chilan Balam, the Prophetic. and Historic Records of the Mayas of Yucatan, by Daniel G.. Title: The Books of Chilan Balam, the Prophetic and Historic ...... we have the evidence of the earliest missionaries to the fact that they alone, of all the natives of the New World, possessed a literature written in ...... village had one, which was treasured with superstitious veneration. ...]
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The Books Of Chilan Balam The Prophetic And Historic Records Of The Mayas Of Yucatan

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Daniel Brinton


Summary: [Daniel is the central protagonist of the Book of Daniel. According to the biblical book at a young age Daniel was carried off to Babylon where he became famous for interpreting dreams and rose to become one of the most important figures in the court.]
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The Myths Of The New World

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Daniel Brinton


Summary: [The Myths Of The New World by Daniel G Brinton. A Treatise on the Symbolism and Mythology of the Red Race of America 230 pages.]
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The Religious Sentiment

  [english | 1876]  

Daniel Brinton


Summary: [Daniel is the central protagonist of the Book of Daniel. According to the biblical book at a young age Daniel was carried off to Babylon where he became famous for interpreting dreams and rose to become one of the most important figures in the court.]
Genres: [religionDownloads: 205