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Ethnohistory (1 October 2008) 55 (4): 695–696.
Published: 01 October 2008
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2014) 61 (2): 329–355.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Barbara E. Mundy The place-names that residents of the Mexica capital of Tenochtitlan (today Mexico City) gave to their city were both descriptive of topography and commemorative of history. Largely effaced from the Spanish historical register, Mexico City's Nahuatl place-names were rescued from...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2008) 55 (2): 229–250.
Published: 01 April 2008
... match several other sixteenth-century accounts in which, at the creation of the world, Coatlicue and four of her sisters were voluntarily sacrificed in order to put the sun in motion. The women left behind only their mantas , or large rectangular panels of cloth used to make Mexica skirts, from which...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2015) 62 (4): 683–706.
Published: 01 October 2015
... frames Huey Tozoztli as an unusual, historically specific event yoking ritual activity to contemporary historical concerns. Copyright 2015 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2015 Huey Tozoztli Codex Borbonicus Tlaloc Mexica Chicomecoatl veintena tonalpohualli Tlaloc Rites and the Huey...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2019) 66 (1): 219–220.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Ethnohistory 2019 Tlacaelel, adviser to an impressive series of Mexica (Aztec) kings, is perhaps the only Mexica individual who was not a king for which enough documentation exists to warrant a biography. Given that the author has devoted her career to assembling, translating, and publishing the scattered...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2016) 63 (3): 589–590.
Published: 01 July 2016
...., introduction, maps, genealogies, bibliography, index. Price unavailable .) Copyright 2016 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2016 In Conflictos y alianzas María Castañeda de la Paz unravels the political and dynastic histories of the Mexica and the Tepaneca, two of the largest and most powerful...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2019) 66 (3): 613–615.
Published: 01 July 2019
... the perennial interest scholars and general readers alike feel for its topic. The author argues that the traditional narrative of this meeting and of the subsequent “conquest” of the Mexica capital city—Tenochtitlan—amounts to a “mythistory” constructed by Hernando Cortés and other Spaniards...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2018) 65 (4): 698–699.
Published: 01 October 2018
... 2018 In this book, Barbara E. Mundy does a masterful job of tracing the history and development of Tenochtitlan/Mexico City from the times of the Mexica well into the Spanish colonial period, with significant insights into the current era. The book includes nearly one hundred black-and-white and...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2019) 66 (2): 223–248.
Published: 01 April 2019
...-sixteenth century, just a few decades after the conquest of Mexico (see fig. 1 ). At times of turmoil or change, these same salves were placed on the Mexica ruler himself, allowing passage through ritualistic liminal zones (Peterson 2012 : 61). The most powerful figures were routinely depicted as...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2010) 57 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Spanish Conquest. Ethnohistory 50 ( Spring ): 349 -400. Terraciano, Kevin Forthcoming Three Views of the Conquest from the `Other' Mexica. In The Conquest All Over Again: Nahuas and Zapotecs Thinking, Painting, and Writing Spanish Colonialism . Susan Schroeder, ed. London: Sussex Academic Press...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2018) 65 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 January 2018
... brought with them (such as Mexica, Tlaxcalan, or Purepecha, for example) began to be supplanted by a new urban Indian identity. Urban Indian culture matured in the early eighteenth century as indigenous men, women, and children dominated the mining labor force and continued in-migration and endogamy...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2016) 63 (4): 697–720.
Published: 01 October 2016
.... Specifically, they asserted the importance of ethnic kinship and ancestry over a geographic or jurisdictional interpretation of encomienda rights. Perhaps unsurprisingly, some of the most sophisticated examples come from the postconquest leaders of Tlatelolco and Tenochtitlan, the two centers of the Mexica...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2008) 55 (2): 251–285.
Published: 01 April 2008
... 2008 by American Society for Ethnohistory 252 Amos Megged Nahua-Mexica holdings in the Valley of Toluca and Matlatzinca autonomous jurisdictions, ca. 1478. within the tale of remembrance composed in this town by distinct individu...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2019) 66 (4): 623–645.
Published: 01 October 2019
... “great men,” or leaders. The huei tlatoani (great speaker) Moteuczoma Xocoyotzin (the Aztec ruler also known as Montezuma or Moctezuma) bears the brunt of the blame for the fall of the Mexica people. This article reexamines depictions of Moteuczoma and the Mexica people in Book XII of the Florentine...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2003) 50 (2): 349–400.
Published: 01 April 2003
...- lated much of the Valley of Oaxaca, whereas Mixtecs were settled in the western part of the valley. The Mexica of Tenochtitlan and their central Mexican Nahua allies came to Oaxaca during the century before the Span- ish Conquest...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2017) 64 (1): 148–149.
Published: 01 January 2017
... philosophical underpinnings of a culture that has been widely misunderstood through history. This is a very cogent and well-written analysis of the philosophical bases of Aztec civilization. Maffie uses the term Aztec because of its utility rather than the more cumbersome Tenochca-Mexica , as he explains...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2003) 50 (4): 739–740.
Published: 01 October 2003
... Quetzalcoatl. He cites evidence for the ‘‘borrowed throne’’ concept and the controverted story of the Mexica’s initial identification of Cortés with the returning god. However, he also believes that ‘‘the white- skinned ‘foreign...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2005) 52 (1): 207–209.
Published: 01 January 2005
... Tecuichpochtzin, or doña Isabel de Moctezuma, the daughter of the Mexica tlahtoani Moteuczoma Xocoyotzin (a.k.a. the Aztec emperor Montezuma). Over a long and event- ful life, she married three members of the Mexica royal family, followed by three Spaniards. Her sixth husband, Juan Cano, petitioned the Royal...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2005) 52 (1): 209–210.
Published: 01 January 2005
... Tecuichpochtzin, or doña Isabel de Moctezuma, the daughter of the Mexica tlahtoani Moteuczoma Xocoyotzin (a.k.a. the Aztec emperor Montezuma). Over a long and event- ful life, she married three members of the Mexica royal family, followed by three Spaniards. Her sixth husband, Juan Cano, petitioned the Royal...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2005) 52 (1): 211–212.
Published: 01 January 2005
... Tecuichpochtzin, or doña Isabel de Moctezuma, the daughter of the Mexica tlahtoani Moteuczoma Xocoyotzin (a.k.a. the Aztec emperor Montezuma). Over a long and event- ful life, she married three members of the Mexica royal family, followed by three Spaniards. Her sixth husband, Juan Cano, petitioned the Royal...