Vélez-Ibáñez, Carlos G.

Hegemonies of Language and Their Discontents : The Southwest North American Region Since 1540. - Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 2017. - 1 online resource (352 p.) - JSTOR eBooks .

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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

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.

9780816537495 0816537496

22573/ctt1wt65wm JSTOR

Language policy--History.--Mexico
Language policy--History.--United States
Spanish language--Political aspects--Mexican-American Border Region.
English language--Political aspects--Mexican-American Border Region.
Indians of North America--Cultural assimilation--Mexico, North.
Indians of North America--Cultural assimilation--Southwest, New.