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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (3-4): 797–800.
Published: 01 October 2000
...., introduction, illustrations, tables, maps, index. $40.00 cloth, $19.95 paper.) 2000 BookReviews Contested Ground: Comparative Frontiers on the Northern and South- ern Edges of the Spanish Empire. Edited by Donna J. Guy and Thomas E. Sheridan. (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, xiii + pp...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (4): 781–782.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Victoria H. Cummins Juan de Ovando: Governing the Spanish Empire in the Reign of Philip II. By Stafford Poole. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2004. x + 293 pp., glossary, notes, bibliography, index. $37.95 cloth.) American Society for Ethnohistory 2006 Book Reviews Cannibal...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 January 2016
... powers as well as of resident British and US traders, who played a major role in local politics. “God Save the King of the Mosquito Nation!” Indigenous Leaders on the Fringe of the Spanish Empire Wolfgang Gabbert, Leibniz University Hanover Abstract. The Miskitu Indians of Eastern...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (2): 356–357.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and the Construction of the Spanish Empire . By Mina García Soormally . ( Louisville : University Press of Colorado , 2018 . xvii+220 pp., preface, acknowledgments, appendices, references, index. $60.00 cloth.) ...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (1): 51–73.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of legal activism and political leadership, with a notarial and administrative paper trail that allows ethnohistorians today to hypothesize about the singularity of native legal history and culture at the heart of the Spanish empire in America. The legal activism of the native officialdom also exemplifies...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (2): 329–352.
Published: 01 April 2019
... engaged with Spanish mediation between Indigenous peoples. As this article demonstrates, missionaries and soldiers brokered Indigenous peace agreements to protect overland communication between Sonora and Alta California and stake out a role for the empire in the river region. In turn, Native peoples...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (1): 19–40.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Andrés Reséndez Abstract Between the 1660s and the 1680s the Spanish Crown launched a major campaign to end the enslavement of Indians throughout its far-flung empire. Using this momentous crusade as a point of departure, this article identifies the principal slaving grounds of the Spanish empire...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (4): 643–664.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Jacob J. Sauer Abstract At the northern and southern ends of the SpanishEmpire,” two cultures of similar sociopolitical complexity violently removed Spanish invaders from their ancestral territory. The Che of southern Chile militarily engaged the Spanish in the mid-sixteenth century...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (2): 269–295.
Published: 01 April 2018
... to their traditional conceptions of just war. To them, such comportment marked their opponents as insurgents resisting not only their rightful place in the Spanish Empire but also civilization more broadly. In condemning their Highland Maya enemies as an ethical “other,” the conquistadors articulated a just cause...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (1): 117–139.
Published: 01 January 2019
... on Chilean leaders, the article argues for the importance of indigenous practices of reciprocity and definitions of authority on the former frontiers of the Spanish Empire. These reciprocities governed interethnic encounters and changed the character of the conflict into a Mapuche war. 72 On Spain’s...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (3): 481–501.
Published: 01 July 2020
... about bird raising and domestication among the multiethnic residents of Spanish America and to Spain. 16 Ximénez, a Guatemalan-born, self-taught chronicler and naturalist, included detailed information on birds in his natural history written from the edges of the Spanish empire. For instance, he...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (3): 497–523.
Published: 01 July 2014
... as a subject of analysis. When compared to the legal activities of inhabitants elsewhere in the empire, we find women's engagement with Spanish justice in Oaxaca was reluctant at best and, at times, at odds with judges' notion of the law as beyond the control of the participants. But women's instrumental...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (2): 381–413.
Published: 01 April 2016
... debts or to avoid other forms of forced labor. Thus indigenous participation in the empire was always tenuous and on the brink of breaking down. Outside Manila and the provinces immediately surrounding the city, the consolidation of Spanish control met with pockets of fierce resistance throughout...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (1): 65–93.
Published: 01 January 2023
... products they obtained in Coimbra to the Spaniards in Concepción. 19 Consulting the documentation of both empires leaves no doubt about Guaicuru autonomy: they also sold Spanish cattle to the Portuguese in Coimbra. 20 They requested peace not because they might be facing a shortage of resources...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (1): 101–135.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Dennis Ogburn This article analyzes the objectives and implications of the long-distance transport of building blocks in the Inca Empire. Recent research has demonstrated that the Incas transported building stones from Cuzco, Peru, to Saraguro, Ecuador, much as described by the Spanish chronicler...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (2): 307–308.
Published: 01 April 2017
... the Iberian Peninsula was transformed by the family ties that crossed the empire. Spanish fathers took their mixed-race children to Spain to be raised by wives and sisters. Madalena de la Paz, a free black woman, moved from Seville to Lima, but at her death designated her mulata sister in Seville as her...
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Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (3): 362–363.
Published: 01 July 2022
... to Christianity)—through a tightly focused monograph on two sets of Inquisition trials, one on each side of the Atlantic. Hamann analyzes these trials in dialogue to provide evidence of the interconnections across the Spanish empire in the sixteenth century. His focus on a “Mediterratlantic world” provides...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (3): 571–574.
Published: 01 July 2016
... three contrasting forms indigenous power and weakness might take. In the first, Iroquois, Lakota, and Comanche regional power centers act as implicit counterparts to the French, Spanish, and British empires. In the second, fear of common enemies and the value of cross-cultural marriages create areas...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (3): 597–630.
Published: 01 July 2012
.... It offers an interpretive reconstruction of events that might have taken place there. Q'enqo is one of the most famous yet superficially known Inka ruins and is generally explained as a wak'a (shrine; Spanish huaca ) on the first Chinchaysuyu zeq'e line and as the locale where Pachakuti died. Second...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (3-4): 800–802.
Published: 01 October 2000
... that ‘‘the Spanish caste system was an artifact of colonialism, and was inconsistent, idiosyncratic, and subjective’’ breaks no new ground. Jackson’s work pairs two quite disparate regions of the Spanish Amer- ican empire for the purposes of study. Yet the logic behind such a pairing is not at all clear...