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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (2): 320–321.
Published: 01 April 2017
... located in the Archivo General de Indias concerning magistrates’ appointments, formal inquests ( residencias ), and royal policy debates, the book sheds new light on the inner workings of repartimiento in late colonial Central America through systematic investigation and some revealing case studies...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (1): 214–216.
Published: 01 January 2005
... movements of Smohalla and other nineteenth-century Plateau prophets out of the analysis. They would seem to extend Cebula’s thesis that the pursuit of spiritual power is central to the culture no matter the era. Cebula sides in the scholarly debate with those who interpret the Prophet Dance as strongly...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (3): 547–554.
Published: 01 July 2007
...David Carey, Jr American Society for Ethnohistory 2007 Review Essay Elusive Identities: Indigeneity and Nation-States in Central America David Carey Jr., University of Southern Maine Maya Intellectual Renaissance: Identity, Representation, and Leadership. By Victor Montejo...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (3): 533–535.
Published: 01 July 2020
.... The Indigenous Peoples of Mesoamerica and Central America: Their Societies, Cultures, and Histories . By Robert M. Carmack . ( Lanham, MD : Rowman and Littlefield , 2017 . ix + 141 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, bibliography, index. $85.00 hardcover.) Copyright 2020 by American Society...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (2): 342–345.
Published: 01 April 2009
... of interpersonal and intellectual skills that left a strong mark on history. For the sake of convenience, I’ll think of that person as Nezahual- coyotl, still alluring. DOI 10.1215/00141801-2008-079 Politics, Economy, and Society in Bourbon Central America, 1759–1821. Edited by Jordana Dym...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (2): 269–290.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Samantha R. Billing Abstract The Miskitu, a group indigenous to the Caribbean Coast of Central America, have long been recognized for their racial diversity. In the mid-seventeenth century, a ship of African slaves wrecked on the Mosquito Coast and subsequently intermarried with the Miskitu...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (4): 765–783.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Laura E. Matthew; Sergio F. Romero Nahuatl has often been described as a lingua franca in colonial Central America, but this conclusion has rested on a narrow range of Spanish and Nahuatl-language documents. In this article we broaden the evidentiary base, analyzing a corpus of forty-six Nahuatl...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (4): 673–687.
Published: 01 October 2005
...Martha Few Chocolate, in the form of a hot chocolate beverage, was widely available to men and women of all ethnic and social groups in late-seventeenth and early-eighteenth-century Santiago de Guatemala, the capital city of colonial Central America. At the same time, chocolate acted as a central...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Wolfgang Gabbert The Miskitu Indians of Eastern Nicaragua and Honduras are one of the most numerous indigenous groups in the southern part of Central America. Never conquered by the Spaniards during the colonial era, they first came under control of the Central American republics in the late...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (4): 721–747.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Stacey Schwartzkopf Nonindigenous, non-Spanish castas were a significant presence in late colonial Central America, yet their lives have remained opaque to historians, particularly in heavily indigenous rural areas such as western Guatemala. Drawing on detailed census correspondence, this article...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (3): 409–435.
Published: 01 July 2019
... in the conquest of Mexico, also harbored ambitions to muscle in on the conquest of Peru, a little-known episode that awaits further investigation. The conqueror’s own life, like Central America itself, may indeed have been a rainbow of Spanish illusions, pots of gold dreamed of, lost and found at native expense...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (4): 537–565.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Saul Schwartz; William Green In the period circa 1765–1820, a time of imperial competition in central North America, Ioway Indians lived at a village site known today as Iowaville and interacted with colonial officials and traders representing Spain, Britain, and the United States. Ethnohistorians...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (2): 223–248.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Elena FitzPatrick Sifford Abstract Africans in the Americas were first visually recorded by tlacuiloque , or indigenous artist-scribes, in mid-sixteenth-century Central Mexican manuscripts such as Diego Durán’s History , the Codex Telleriano-Remensis, and the Codex Azcatitlan. These figures, while...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (1): 51–78.
Published: 01 January 2012
... and addressees, while broader considerations of the name within the politics of colonial North America reveal the centrality of ethnonymy and other modes of reference in shaping colonial interactions. Copyright 2012 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2012 References Agha Asif 2005 Voice...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (1): 201–202.
Published: 01 January 2016
...- versity Press, 2011. xxiii + 663 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, illus- trations, color plates, bibliography, index. $99.95 cloth, $29.95 paper.) Heather Vrana, Southern Connecticut State University One need not look far to find ample reason for renewed popular interest in Central America...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (1): 151–159.
Published: 01 January 2003
... of these 1 things. A very few have examined the cofradía as a landholding institution. Research on colonial Central America has lagged well behind colonial Mexico. Often writing on the cofradía has been part of larger or more gen...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 721–744.
Published: 01 October 2019
... Women in Mexico and Central America: An Anthropological, Epidemiological, and Biomedical Approach , edited by Schwartz David A. , 249 – 70 . Cham, Switzerland : Springer . Roys Ralph L. 1931 . The Ethno-Botany of the Maya . Middle American Research Institute, Publication No. 2. New...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (3): 509–514.
Published: 01 July 2009
..., as practiced by Catho- lics and Protestants. In a slightly more focused manner, Cushner looks at the Jesuits in North and South America, from the Great Lakes to Para- guay. John Early focuses specifically on the process of conversion among the Maya of Southern Mexico and Central America...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (4): 737–739.
Published: 01 October 2003
... cultures of Mexico and Central America, many of its entries pertain to pre-Columbian Mesoamerican societies. However, Palka does include ethnohistorical information where applicable. Tseng 2003.12.12 06:08 211 738...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (2): 405–407.
Published: 01 April 2003
... germane to the present discussion, received little in the way of scholarly attention from historians and anthropologists working on colonial Central America. Yet the volume also disappoints for what it fails to deliver. Rather than...