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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 January 2015
...William F. Keegan The premise of this contribution is that some of the observations regarding the indigenous peoples of the Bahama archipelago (“Lucayans”) recorded in the diario of Christopher Columbus's first voyage to America provide the opportunity to infer precontact practices. Important...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (1): 195–197.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Colin G. Calloway The Americas That Might Have Been: Native American Social Systems through Time. By Julian Granberry. (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2005. xiii + 204 pp., maps, references, bibliography, index. $29.95 paper.) 1491: New Revelations of the Americas before Columbus...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (1): 17–38.
Published: 01 January 2015
...David A. Boruchoff The little-known body of texts written by humanists in the wake of Christopher Columbus's first voyage across the Atlantic Ocean (1492–93) draws upon classical and ecclesiastical teachings in regard to political existence and Christian evangelization to set forth a nuanced...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (2): 195–217.
Published: 01 April 2013
... on the initial discovery by Christopher Columbus before leaving the Caribbean behind. This essay addresses these silences by carefully examining the evolution of colonial society on Española using sources found in the Archivo General de Indias and recent archaeological studies. Among the themes I analyze in my...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (1): 79–107.
Published: 01 January 2012
... and economic interests of European colonizers since 1492. Beginning with the first voyages of Columbus, the Carib were portrayed as warlike cannibals who raided the “peaceful” natives of the Greater Antilles. Carib-French contacts in the seventeenth century recorded origin myths and linguistic evidence...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (4): 671–695.
Published: 01 October 2016
... and the Spaniards from Columbus’s 1492 voyage until the destruction of the first permanent Spanish settlement of Santa María de la Antigua del Darién in 1524. The timeline evaluates the proposition that Amerindian societies intensified their warfare practices in response to European incursions. The available...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (3): 363–383.
Published: 01 July 2021
... that Guacanagarí feared the Europeans, or at least that he would publicly show his uncertainty, but sending a relative could also mean the opposite of intimidation. Perhaps Guacanagarí felt contempt toward Columbus and sent the relative in his place to underscore his indifference. This theory is supported by later...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (2): 309–311.
Published: 01 April 2017
... , a canvas executed in 1850 as the myth of Columbus-as-culture-hero was being invented. The larger tableau from which the image was cropped shows Columbus in April 1493 standing before Ferdinand and Isabella, who are surrounded by soldiers in armor, a couple of pages, three ladies in waiting, and a Dominican...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (2): 357–360.
Published: 01 April 2014
... is Christopher Columbus’s beautifully enigmatic line of the northern coast- line of indefinite dimension that is named “la Ispanola.” That is, what we see is simply a line of expectation of what is to be completed by further explo- ration and conquest. This 1493 map is the most incomplete of all maps...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 409–418.
Published: 01 April 2006
..., illustrations, index. $150.00, cloth.) Archaeology in Latin America. Edited by Gustavo G. Politis and Benjamin Alberti. (London: Routledge, 1999. xvi +286 pp., preface, introduction, figures, index. $59.95 paper.) Columbus’s Outpost among the Taínos. By Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent. (New Haven...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 419–431.
Published: 01 April 2006
..., illustrations, index. $150.00, cloth.) Archaeology in Latin America. Edited by Gustavo G. Politis and Benjamin Alberti. (London: Routledge, 1999. xvi +286 pp., preface, introduction, figures, index. $59.95 paper.) Columbus’s Outpost among the Taínos. By Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent. (New Haven...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 433–438.
Published: 01 April 2006
..., illustrations, index. $150.00, cloth.) Archaeology in Latin America. Edited by Gustavo G. Politis and Benjamin Alberti. (London: Routledge, 1999. xvi +286 pp., preface, introduction, figures, index. $59.95 paper.) Columbus’s Outpost among the Taínos. By Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent. (New Haven...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (2): 259–280.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Chieftainship and Legitimacy:An Anthropological Study of Executive Law in Lesotho . London:Routledge & Kegan Paul. Helms, M. W. 1980 Succession to High Office in Pre-Columbian Circum-Caribbean Chiefdoms. Man 15 : 718 -31. Keegan, W. F. 1992 The People Who Discovered Columbus: The Prehistory...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (3): 547–550.
Published: 01 July 2001
..., Pané lived for several years among the natives whom Columbus and his entourage encountered on the island of Hispaniola. As Arrom de- scribes the textual result in his introduction to this English edition, Pané’s account constitutes ‘‘the first book written on American soil in a Euro- pean language...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 393–398.
Published: 01 April 2006
.... Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution. Helms, M. W. 1980 Succession to High Office in Pre-Columbian Circum-Caribbean Chief- doms. Man 15: 718–31. Keegan, W. F. 1992 The People Who Discovered Columbus: The Prehistory of the Bahamas. Gainesville: University Press of Florida...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (2): 423–424.
Published: 01 April 2016
... Jared 1999 Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies . New York : Norton . Mann Charles 2006 1491: New Revelations of the Americas before Columbus . New York : Vintage . Mann Charles 2011 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created . New York...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (3): 467–495.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Guarch José M. 1978 El Taíno de Cuba . Havana, Cuba : Academia de Ciencias de Cuba . Harrington Mark R. 1921 Cuba before Columbus . Vol. 2 , Indian Notes and Monographs . New York : Museum of the American Indian and Heye Foundation . Haslip-Viera Gabriel , ed. 2001...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (1): 197–198.
Published: 01 January 2014
... focus- ing on the native peoples of the Caribbean written by Europeans who were active in the region in the decades beginning with Columbus’s first voy- age. Much of this material previously has been published at least in tran- scription and some of it in English translation as well. Whitehead...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 January 2014
... focus- ing on the native peoples of the Caribbean written by Europeans who were active in the region in the decades beginning with Columbus’s first voy- age. Much of this material previously has been published at least in tran- scription and some of it in English translation as well. Whitehead...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 January 2020
... on the head of Armed Freedom . The use of feathers as a shorthand to convey “Indianness” made sense to Euro-Americans in the nineteenth century because it had functioned as such since Columbus had returned in 1493 from his first transatlantic voyage. Within a year, a mural in one of the Italian palaces...
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