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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (4): 693–719.
Published: 01 October 2013
... and the colonial order. Thus, these texts made the conquest understandable in terms of indigenous historiography and religion. The portents described in these narratives stimulated the growth of Tecum's legendary status, partly explaining his controversial standing in Guatemala's historiography and politics...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 331–354.
Published: 01 April 2006
... to disrupt conven- tional notions of disciplinarity. The methods engaged by popular historians cannot be squeezed into a Western mold for historiography. Julie Cruikshank cautions interested parties to consider the consequences of equating indigenous oral traditions with raw data. On the surface...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (3): 449–477.
Published: 01 July 2009
... extinct. This diminution was facilitated by anthropological paradigms, historiography, and the ideology of race. Though indigenous studies have recently advanced toward a richer, more complex and nuanced understanding of these issues, necessarily facilitated by indigenous participants, holdovers from...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (2): 381–413.
Published: 01 April 2016
..., this article extends the previously limited nature of our understanding of indigenous soldiers in the Spanish Pacific, focusing in particular on the problem of what motivated indigenous people to join the Spanish military. The existing historiography of reward structures among indigenous elites is here coupled...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (2): 167–185.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Miranda Johnson Abstract The making of the bicultural state of Aotearoa New Zealand is the product of a distinctive postcolonial and neoliberal late twentieth-century history. In this context, a predominantly anglophone settler state finally responded to decades-long claims about Indigenous...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (2): 281–331.
Published: 01 April 2000
... the di.erent copies or versions of this particular document. The iconographic analysis of the pictorial scenes and the study of several documents related to the lienzo (large cotton cloth)shed a new light on the form and contents of Zapotec historiography, on the indigenous perception of the local political...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (1): 65–93.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Francismar Alex Lopes de Carvalho Abstract For decades, historiography on the Iberian empires has suggested that peace treaties between Europeans and autonomous Native groups incorporated both Indigenous “nations,” understood as cohesive units, and Native lands into the monarchy. Drawing...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (3): 441–463.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Edward Anthony Polanco Abstract Since the sixteenth century, Central Mexican tiçiyotl (Nahua healing knowledge) has been portrayed as a male-dominated system akin to Western medicine. This has made Nahua women invisible in broader discussions of tiçiyotl. Though the historiography acknowledges...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (3): 409–435.
Published: 01 July 2019
...W. George Lovell Abstract Compared still to what we know about Mexico and Peru, the historiography of colonial Guatemala, despite notable advances, continues to lag behind, registering minimally in the Latin American scholarly imagination. The field is surveyed by examining some of the issues...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (2): 195–217.
Published: 01 April 2013
... exist concentrates on either the Indian or the African revolt without linking the two events. By overlooking the revolt and its origins, Latin American historiography perpetuates the portrayal of Española as a stepping stone or “antechamber” to the conquest of Mexico or Peru, only focusing...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (3): 469–495.
Published: 01 July 2016
... Nija’ib’ K’iche’ títulos and examples from other Highland Maya títulos, this article argues that the Highland Maya títulos served as instruments in negotiating power in the immediate community. As community records composed by indigenous scribes using the alphabet introduced by the colonizers, the títulos...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (4): 455–491.
Published: 01 October 2021
... of the Chichimecs’ visions of empire endure throughout the Codex Xolotl as its messaging power shines across the contact period and into early colonial times. Copyright 2021 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2021 Codex Xolotl Texcoco decipherment Chichimecs Indigenous historiography Dedicated...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (2): 153–165.
Published: 01 April 2023
.... Then, showcasing examples from my study, I discuss how to reenact the trials of the past without slipping into the “judicial model” of historiography that Ginzburg cautions against. Pressures for the privatization of Indigenous lands accompanied the making of postcolonial nation-states in Latin America...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (2): 345–353.
Published: 01 April 2007
... and Cristóbal Aljovín de Losada. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2005. xii + 386 pp., bibliography, index. $89.95 cloth; $24.95 paper.) Andean historiography has never known a better time. Well-researched and well-produced books continue to roll off academic presses in Europe, North America...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (4): 549–550.
Published: 01 October 2017
... in tandem with creole historiography” (5). Solange Alberro explored similar themes—of the uses by creoles of a heroic indigenous past—in her works Del gachupin al criollo and El águila y la cruz . But Villella’s work is among the first English-language studies to provide a comprehensive analysis...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (4): 473–494.
Published: 01 October 2023
... and transmission of an Indigenous memory; Chimalpahin’s archivization of huehuetlahtolli (ancient stories) using the Roman alphabet enables him to trace the contradictions and the disjunctures in writing history. His Nahua historiography allows for the incorporation and inscription of Indigenous imaginaries...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (1): 150–151.
Published: 01 January 2017
... that colonial does not mean Hispanic imposition but represents a complex process of rearranging—a process in which both indigenous and Spanish participated. He further argues that a Black Legend historiography that portrays the encomienda simply as a destructive force inhibits our understanding...
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Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (3): 362–363.
Published: 01 July 2022
..., bibliography, index. $128.00 cloth.) Copyright 2022 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2022 In Bad Christians, New Spains , Byron Ellsworth Hamann has attempted an ambitious goal—comparing the experiences of Indigenous Mesoamericans and Spanish moriscos (descendants of Muslim converts...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (4): 583–589.
Published: 01 October 2007
... studies of Indian-imperial relations.6 Neither celebrating nor bemoaning the creation of indigenous-imperial accommodation, these pieces analyze understudied worlds created by both Euro-American and Native American actors, high- lighting the still apparent need for assessment of North America’s...
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Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 January 2022
... and the Canadian-American Borderlands . Toronto : University of Toronto Press . Miller Susan A. 2009 . “ Native Historians Write Back: The Indigenous Paradigm in American Indian Historiography .” Wicazo Sa Review 24 , no. 1 : 25 – 45 . Milloy John S. 1990 . The Plains Cree: Trade...
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