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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (1): 91–123.
Published: 01 January 2009
...John K. Chance Marriage alliances among governing families were an important instrument of political integration in Postclassic Mesoamerica, especially in Mixteca. Alliances among Mixtec nobles persisted during the colonial period, although after the sixteenth century, the caciques lost much...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (3): 445–466.
Published: 01 July 2010
... Mesoamerica. In Caciques and Their People: A Volume in Honor of Ronald Spores . Joyce Marcus and Judith Francis Zeitlin, eds. Pp. 45 –65. Ann Arbor: Anthropological Papers No. 89. Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan. 1997 The Mixtec Nobility under Colonial Rule. In Codices, caciques, y...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (2): 349–400.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Lisa Sousa; Kevin Terraciano This article features the transcription, translation, and analysis of two primordial titles, written in the Mixtec and Nahuatl languages, and a large map. Two indigenous communities in the Valley of Oaxaca attempted to lay claim to disputed territory by presenting...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 497–524.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of this unique manuscript, which reveals how the community of Texupan responded actively and creatively to multiple changes and challenges in the early colonial period. Copyright 2015 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2015 Nahuatl Mixtec Oaxaca Mesoamerica writing language silk tribute...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Autónoma de México. The Mixtecs of Colonial Oaxaca. By Kevin Terraciano. (Stanford, ca: Stanford University Press, 2001. xiv + 514 pp., introduction, appendices, glossary, notes, bibliography, index, maps, figures. $65.00 cloth.) RobertM.HillII,Tulane University In this splendidly produced...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (1): 131–150.
Published: 01 January 2003
...John Monaghan; Arthur Joyce; Ronald Spores Many estates in the Mixteca region of southern Mexico were controlled by the descendants of the Mixtec nobility well into the second half of the nineteenth century. Rather than view these estates, or cacicazgos , as the last gasp of the waning colonial...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 469–495.
Published: 01 July 2015
..., erasures, and marginalia. Three writing genres are identifiable, and the content of these writings has an unusual emphasis on ways to represent money and counts of commodities, particularly cacao. The Pipil demonstrated their independence from the Mixtec and Aztec empires through writing by using...
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Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (3): 287–311.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Jamie E. Forde Abstract This article takes the community of San Miguel Achiutla, located in the Mixtec highlands of Oaxaca, as a case study through which to examine the complex involvements of Indigenous pueblos de indios of Mexico in the early modern dynamics of globalization. Drawing from both...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (4): 785–791.
Published: 01 October 2014
....) Maya Ideologies of the Sacred: The Transfiguration of Space in Colonial Yucatan . By Solari Amara . ( Austin : University of Texas Press , 2013 . xi + 212 pp., maps, figures, notes, bibliography, index . $55.00 cloth.) The Mixtecs of Oaxaca: Ancient Times to the Present . By Spores...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (2): 226–227.
Published: 01 April 2023
.... Decades later, an elderly Mixtec man scolded a teacher: “Damn, Ramón. We sent you to Mexico [City] to learn la castilla [Spanish] so you could return and teach it to us. Now it turns out you want to teach us in our own language?” (58). Throughout the mountainous western region, the teachers...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (1): 185–188.
Published: 01 January 2019
... and translation of two títulos primordiales from Oaxaca, written in the Nahuatl and Mixtec languages (Sousa and Terraciano 2003 ). In my first article published in the journal, when I transcribed and translated a Mixtec murder note written in 1684 (Terraciano 1998 ), I cite Burkhart more than once because she...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (2): 211–237.
Published: 01 April 2012
... . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . 2000 Stories in Red and Black: Pictorial Histories of the Aztecs and Mixtecs . Austin : University of Texas Press . Brokaw Galen 2010 A History of the Khipu . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Burke Christina E. 2000...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (2): 318–319.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Annabeth Headrick In sum, the differing analyses of this singular lienzo combine into a successful text that serves as a model for interdisciplinary yet integrated research. Because it introduces the fundamentals of reading Mixtec imagery and provides a wealth of illustrations and archival...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (2): 281–331.
Published: 01 April 2000
... Gobernantes de zaachila . Oaxaca:Dirección General de Culturas Populares. Flannery, Kent V., ed. 1976 The Early Mesoamerican Village . New York: Academic. Flannery, Kent V., and Joyce Marcus, eds. 1983 The Cloud People: Divergent Evolution of the Zapotec and Mixtec Civilizations . New York...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (3): 403–432.
Published: 01 July 2001
... Elizabeth 1973 The Relation between Mixtec Manuscript Paintings and the Mixtec Language: A Study of Some Personal Names in Codices Muro and Sánchez Solís. In Mesoamerican Writing Systems . Elizabeth P. Benson, ed. Washington, dc: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections. Smith, Mary Elizabeth...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (4): 613–652.
Published: 01 October 2011
... : University of Texas Press . Jansen Maarten 1992 Mixtec Pictography: Conventions and Contents . In Supplement to the Handbook of Middle American Indians . Vol. 5 , Epigraphy . Bricker Victoria Reifler , ed. Pp. 20 – 33 . Austin : University of Texas Press . Katz Friedrich...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (4): 497–527.
Published: 01 October 2017
... to their patron goddess (6 Rain?). Again, Córdova’s Vocabulario contains Zapotec names for “Dioses del infierno,” “Dios de los agueros,” and “Dios o Diosa de los niños, o de la generación a quien las paridas sacrificaban,” clearly matching some of the Mixtec idols listed in the Descrittione . Clearly...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 409–420.
Published: 01 July 2015
... consequences of colonial Mesoamerican literacy. This issue of Ethnohistory is the result of that pro- ductive interaction. Comparing highland and lowland Mayan, Mixtec, cen- tral Mexican Nahuatl, and southern Nahua (Pipil) literacy from the Late Postclassic (AD 1200–1521) to the present day reveals...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (3): 497–523.
Published: 01 July 2014
... in the creation of a broader imperial legal culture that pitted local peace against legal process. The ribbons were proof that Juana Sánchez’s husband was having an affair. In 1793, Juana took the tlacollales, brightly colored fabric ornaments that Mixtec women typically twist into their hair, from...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (2): 277–299.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., consistent with pre-­Columbian and early colonial pictorial writing.6 Likewise, the painter detailed a band of small cylinders below the church’s bell to convey political and religious authority, an element drawn from Mixtec architectural design.7 Two rivers that flow diagonally across the page...