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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (2): 301–327.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Colonial Puebla, Mexico: Descent, Inheritance, and the Nahua Tradition.” American Anthropologist 102 , no. 3 : 485 – 502 . Diccionario de autoridades 2001 3 vols . Madrid : Editorial Gredos . Doesburg Sebastián van 2001a Códices cuicatecos: Porfirio Díaz y Fernández Leal...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (1): 149–179.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Justyna Olko This article examines several key gestures and postures documented in the early postconquest Nahua world: the eating of earth, squatting and kneeling, prostration, bowing, and finger pointing. Combining distinct genres of sources, ranging from linguistic evidence to iconographic data...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (4): 745–747.
Published: 01 October 2001
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (3): 415–444.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Jonathan Truitt Using Spanish- and Nahuatl-language sources, this article examines the interaction of Nahua women in Mexico City with the Catholic Church. By examining Nahua women's role in colonial Christianity—their religiosity (as admired by European and indigenous chroniclers), responsibilities...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (2): 349–400.
Published: 01 April 2003
... competing “titles,”ostensibly written in the 1520s, to Spanish authorities in the 1690s. The titles present each community's account of the Spanish Conquest of Oaxaca and subsequent colonial events. We consider how the documents shed light on Mixtec and Nahua ethnic identity and historical memory in the...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (1): 203–205.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., glossary, notes, bibliography, index, illustra- tions, maps. $45.00 cloth, $19.95 paper.) Transcending Conquest: Nahua Views of Spanish Colonial Mexico. By Stephanie Wood. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2003. xii + 212 pp., preface, notes, bibliography, index, illustrations, map. $34.95 cloth...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (3): 383–406.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Allison Caplan Abstract Previous studies suggest that late postclassic and early colonial Nahua viewers understood specific artistic creations to contain tonalli , a solar-derived animating force. This article advances understanding of the animacy of Nahua featherworks by examining attention to...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (3): 407–428.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Lisa Sousa Abstract Nahua rulers, nobles, and warriors of the late postclassic and early colonial periods used feathers and elaborate feather costumes in a variety of political and sacred rituals. They acquired these prestige items through gift exchange, trade, conquest, and tribute. This article...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (1): 103–123.
Published: 01 January 2021
... article, the author argues that Chimalpahin’s modifications depict a Nahua version of the conquest in which the emphasis on the native’s active participation reflects its effect in the outcome of the war even though such contributions are often unseen in the most representative narratives of the event. It...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (1): 125–145.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Stephanie Schmidt Abstract This article considers questions of authorship in Juan Bautista Viseo’s “Second Sermon for Advent” about “frightful, and terrible signs” of Judgment Day. Although Bautista acknowledges important contributions by Nahua scholars in the production of his Nahuatl-language...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (2): 340–342.
Published: 01 April 2009
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (4): 786–787.
Published: 01 October 2006
...David Tavárez Nahuatl Theater. Volume 1, Death and Life in Colonial Nahua Mexico. Edited and translated by Barry D. Sell and Louise M. Burkhart. Foreword by Miguel Léon-Portilla. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2004. xxviii + 337 pp., foreword, preface, acknowledgments, appendixes...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (4): 786–787.
Published: 01 October 2013
...John F. Schwaller The Flower and the Scorpion: Sexuality and Ritual in Early Nahua Culture. By Sigal Pete . ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2011 . xvi + 361 pp., preface, illustrations, appendix, abbreviations, notes, bibliography, index . $94.95 cloth, $25.95 paper...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (1): 205–207.
Published: 01 January 2012
...David Tavárez Nahuatl Theater. Volume 4, Nahua Christianity in Performance . Edited by Sell Barry D. Burkhart Louise M. . ( Norman : University of Oklahoma Press , 2009 . xvi + 405 pp., preface, acknowledgments, references, index . $ 49.95 cloth.) Copyright 2012 by American...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (4): 743–746.
Published: 01 October 2011
..., bibliography, index . $65.00 cloth.) Indigenous Miracles: Nahua Authority in Colonial Mexico . By Osowski Edward W. . ( Tucson : University of Arizona Press , 2010 . ix + 260 pp., illustrations, acknowledgments, map, introduction, appendix, notes, glossary, bibliography, index . $50.00...
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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 that...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (4): 697–720.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Peter B. Villella Abstract This article builds on recent scholarship emphasizing native contributions to Spanish American legal and political cultures to consider how Nahua leaders in early colonial Mexico influenced the construction of imperial policy vis-à-vis indigenous patrimonial lands. By...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (4): 688–689.
Published: 01 October 2018
...: Nahua Culture Makers in Central Mexico, 1799–1832 . By Miriam Melton-Villanueva . ( Tucson : University of Arizona Press , 2016 . xxii+249 pp., introduction, maps, tables, epilogue, appendixes, glossary, bibliography, index . $55.00 hardcover, $55.00 e-book.) Copyright 2018 by American...
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Published: 01 October 2016
Figure 1. Nahua altepeme and disputed lands in central Mexico, 1530s. Map drawn by the author. Figure 1. Nahua altepeme and disputed lands in central Mexico, 1530s. Map drawn by the author. More
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Published: 01 January 2021
Figure 6. Artists whose names are currently unknown (Nahua, Mexico City), cleaning up after the battle. Florentine Codex, bk. 12, chap. 25, fol. 45r (ca. 1575–77). Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Ms. Med. Palat. 220, fol. 452r. Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and More