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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (1): 97–126.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Harvey M. Bricker; Victoria R. Bricker Abstract An examination of several historical texts in the Maya codices reveals that droughts were a significant concern to the pre-Columbian Maya that ultimately resulted in the collapse of their civilization. The effects of such droughts mentioned in those...
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Published: 01 January 2020
Figure 1. Drought-related hieroglyphs in the Maya Codices. a, kin-tun-haabil “drought” (D.45b). b, chetun kak “wildfire” (D.45b). c, u-budz “his smoke” (D.40b). d, u-toc “it burns” (D.40b). e, chac haal “red rain/heavy rain” (D.71c). f, yah nal “woe to maize!” (D.45b). g, yah winac More
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (2): 343–344.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Brian Stross The New Catalog of Maya Hieroglyphs: Volume 2, The Codical Texts . By Macri Martha J. and Vail Gabrielle . ( Norman : University of Oklahoma Press , 2009 . xii + 308 pp., acknowledgments, editorial note, introduction, abbreviations, catalog, appendixes, references...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (4): 709–739.
Published: 01 October 2010
... Hostettler and Matthew Restall, eds. Pp. 135 –57. Markt Schwaben, Germany: Verlag Anton Saurwein. 2004 The Images Speak: The Survival and Production of Hieroglyphic Codices and Their Use in Post-Conquest Maya Religion (1580–1720). In Continuity and Change: Maya Religious Practices in Temporal...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 445–468.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Gabrielle Vail This article contributes to the discussion of literacy in colonial Mesoamerica by providing a historical perspective concerning scribal practices in the pre-Hispanic Maya region—particularly those relating to the creation and use of screenfold codices—and interactions among different...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 689–719.
Published: 01 October 2019
... such as codices painted during the Postclassic period (13 th to 15 th centuries) in the northern Maya area indicates that these associations have a longtime depth, spanning at least a millennium. Ethnohistoric sources from highland Guatemala, paired with contemporary practices in that region, provide further...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Ambivalence: The Politics of Heritage . Austin : University of Texas Press . Bricker Harvey M. Bricker Victoria R. 2011 Astronomy in the Maya Codices . Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society . Bricker Victoria R. Vail Gabrielle , eds. 1997 Papers on the Madrid Codex...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 87–116.
Published: 01 January 2010
... characters.2 With a large following, the Maya prophet began to bring together numerous surviv- ing hand-painted Maya hieroglyphic codices, creating a library of ancient knowledge that he argued was superior to the scribbling of the Franciscans and the Spaniards.3 As armed resistance...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 573–595.
Published: 01 July 2015
... in the Books of Chilam Balam of Chumayel and Chan Kan . In Word and Image in Maya Culture: Explorations in Language, Writing, and Representation . Hanks William F. Rice Don S. , eds. Pp. 39 – 50 . Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press . 2000 Bilingualism in the Maya Codices...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 525–552.
Published: 01 July 2015
... University Press . Bricker Harvey Bricker Victoria R. 2011 Astronomy in the Maya Codices . Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society . Bricker Victoria 2015 Where There's a Will, There's a Way: The Significance of Scribal Variation in Colonial Maya Testaments...
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Published: 01 January 2020
Figure 15. Correspondences between climatological and codical historical records of droughts in the Maya Lowlands. Graph drawn by author. More
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (4): 681–713.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Eleanor Harrison-Buck This article examines the so-called First Chronicle of the Maya Books of Chilam Balam, a segment of shared content found in three of the native copybooks from northern Yucatán, including the Tizimin, the Chumayel, and the Maní, also known as the Códice Pérez. I reevaluate...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 469–495.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Victoria R. 2000 Bilingualism in the Maya Codices and the Books of Chilam Balam . Written Language and Literacy 3 ( 1 ): 77 – 115 . 2015 Where There's a Will, There's a Way: The Significance of Scribal Variation in Colonial Maya Testaments . Ethnohistory 62 ( 3 ): 421 – 44...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 421–444.
Published: 01 July 2015
... . Austin : University of Texas Press . 2000 Bilingualism in the Maya Codices and the Books of Chilam Balam . Written Language and Literacy 3 ( 1 ): 77 – 115 . Bricker Victoria R. Hill Rebecca E. 2009 Climatic Signatures in Yucatecan Wills and Death Records . Ethnohistory 56...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (4): 793–804.
Published: 01 October 2014
... they functioned, a task that generates different interpretive models and frameworks that must be laid out in extensive detail to allow them to be evaluated effectively by other scholars. Milbrath’s premise that real-time­ dates are represented in the Borgia codices, as well as those of the Maya, has...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (3): 643–644.
Published: 01 July 2005
... more on his effort to explain rather than to present information as such, an effective didactic method. He notes, for example, that ‘‘the problem of the Classic Maya civilization is not just why it collapsed, but also why it existed at all’’ (86), reminding us that historical explanation hinges...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (3): 644–646.
Published: 01 July 2005
... more on his effort to explain rather than to present information as such, an effective didactic method. He notes, for example, that ‘‘the problem of the Classic Maya civilization is not just why it collapsed, but also why it existed at all’’ (86), reminding us that historical explanation hinges...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (3): 646–648.
Published: 01 July 2005
... more on his effort to explain rather than to present information as such, an effective didactic method. He notes, for example, that ‘‘the problem of the Classic Maya civilization is not just why it collapsed, but also why it existed at all’’ (86), reminding us that historical explanation hinges...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (3): 648–649.
Published: 01 July 2005
... more on his effort to explain rather than to present information as such, an effective didactic method. He notes, for example, that ‘‘the problem of the Classic Maya civilization is not just why it collapsed, but also why it existed at all’’ (86), reminding us that historical explanation hinges...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (3): 649–651.
Published: 01 July 2005
... more on his effort to explain rather than to present information as such, an effective didactic method. He notes, for example, that ‘‘the problem of the Classic Maya civilization is not just why it collapsed, but also why it existed at all’’ (86), reminding us that historical explanation hinges...