Nueva Espana, La (The New Spain)

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Nueva Espana, La (The New Spain)

  • 1999 ----- color ----- 28 min ----- dvd
  • The language and culture of Spain first arrived in the New World with Cortés. Since then, American Spanish has evolved into a hybrid that partakes of Nahuatl and other indigenous languages. This program explores the cultural conquest of Mesoamerica through language, religion, and technology such as the printing press… and the influences that the native cultures exerted to give birth to the Spanish of Latin America. (In Spanish without English subtitles)
  • Topics: (Linguistics, Romance Languages and Literature)