Don Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl is one of the most controversial and provocative Mexican chroniclers from the colonial period. A descendant of both the famou. by Ixtlilxochitl, Fernando de Alva, ; Chavero, Alfredo, , ed Publisher México, Oficina tip. de la Secretaria de fomento. Conceptions of Time and History in New Spain: Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl’s. Historia de la nación chichimeca (~). Author: Richard Herzog. Stable URL.

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He had also a profound knowledge of the traditions of his ancestors which were preserved in the national songs, and “was intimate fernnando several old Native Americans famous for their knowledge of Mexican history. Alva Ixtlilxochitl, Fernando c.

Edmundo O’Gormaned. His works contain very important data for the history of Mexico, but except for Historia chichimecathey are written without order or method, the chronology is very faulty, and there is much repetition.

His seventeenth-century writings have had a lasting effect on the understanding of Mexican culture and history from the colonial period to the present. Fernando de Alba Ixtlilxochitl.


Alva Ixtlilxochitl, Fernando (c. 1578–1650)

Alva CortesFernando: His seventeenth-century writings have had a lasting effect on the understanding of Mexican culture and history from the colonial period to the present. Print this article Print all entries for this topic Cite this article. Daneri, East Carolina University.

Title Page, Copyright pp. Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia. This was an account of many events in New Spain, and many events of the Toltec ixtlilxohitl. The University of Arizona Press publishes the work of leading scholars from around the globe.

We are committed to sharing past, present, and future works that reflect the special strengths of the University of Arizona and support its land-grant mission. Learn more about citation styles Citation styles Encyclopedia. Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl was a historian of noble Amerindian descent from Texcoco, Mexico, whose work challenges the traditional dichotomy between conquered and conqueror.

Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Learn more about submitting a proposal, preparing your final manuscript, and publication. He was a distinguished student at the Imperial Colegio de Santa Cruz de Tlatelolcowhere he was educated in both Nahuatl and Spanish.

The Question of Authorship Amber Brian pp. Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography. The Historia creates a distinction between the “barbarous Mexicas” from Tenochtitlan and the nearly Christian Aculhuas, from which local Amerindian authorities and the author himself could benefit politically and economically in their relations with the Spanish colonial administration.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. University of New Mexico Press. Views Read Edit View history. Later toaccording to ChaveroAlva wrote the Spanish work Historia chichimecawhich refers to the same events, but with more organization.

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He was still working there when he died inpoor and forgotten. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. He also reproduced in his work, the History of the things of New Spain, by Bernardino de Sahagun; the Mexican chronicle, by Fernanndo de Alvarado Tezozomoc; the Chichimeca history, by Fernando de Fernwndo Ixtilxochchitl, and numerous other texts.