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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (4): 655–687.
Published: 01 October 2001
...David Jenkins The purpose of this article is to show how three centrality measures—degree centrality, closeness centrality, and betweenness centrality—can advance the analysis of the Inka road network. It proposes that the Inka built storage facilities and/or administrative centers at regions...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Manuel Medrano; Gary Urton Abstract This article focuses on a linked pair of “documents” from mid-seventeenth-century coastal Peru. The analysis first examines a revisita (an administrative “revisit”) carried out in 1670 in settlements around the town of San Pedro de Corongo, in the lower Santa...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 135–164.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Gary Urton What was the meaning, for Inca record keepers, of the knotted cord constructions they produced as administrative records for the Inca state? In particular, how did these administrators think about the knot constructions that (as we now understand) were used to sign numerical values...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 143–172.
Published: 01 January 2006
... involved three separate colonial administrations (Uganda, Sudan, and British East Africa, now Kenya)—became involved in an internal debate. One viewpoint was that, other than denying this harsh and arid region to imperial rivals, it should be left alone. The other side favored “hands on” administration...
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Published: 01 July 2019
Figure 4. Intermountain students from the class of 1956 boarding a bus to Los Angeles. Photo courtesy of the National Archives and Record Administration, Pacific Coast Branch, Perris, CA. More
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (1): 3–40.
Published: 01 January 2002
...) was consistently entangled with colonial reconnaissance and administration. The work of Robert H. Schomburgk and William Hilhouse in British Guiana receives close scrutiny. Particular efforts are made to show the ways that their hybrid expeditions—hybrid in the composition of the exploring party itself, as well...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (2): 281–317.
Published: 01 April 2002
... forced to create new ways of ruling on the ground as they navigated through an evolving colonial world in the Darién. This world was clearly built upon indigenous models, though it was not exactly indigenous. And though it drew upon European administrative forms and symbols for a good portion of its...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (1): 87–118.
Published: 01 January 2008
... the responses of Indian agents across Canada to an Indian Affairs circular sent in 1897, requesting information about native fisheries. The Indian agents' letters of reply suggest that it was the ordinary confrontations and administrative decisions over fishing spaces, gear, closed seasons, and licenses, rather...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (2): 287–319.
Published: 01 April 2008
... affiliation created a new ethnic identity within the changing contexts of colonial rule. Within these administrative contexts, the particular conditions pertaining to Saraguro, including the history of settlement in the region and the economic conditions during Spanish rule, motivated people to actively...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (4): 553–578.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., he resisted self-identifying as Maya, which would have compromised his hard-won mestizo status. His rise culminated in the governorship in 1930. White enemies' attacks on García Correa's Maya background helped undo his administration, although his influence over postrevolutionary politics endured...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (2): 407–435.
Published: 01 April 2005
... to Malagasy people about the proper land-labor relationship. One entailed a combative relationship to land, rock, and trees, while the other stressed the protection of forests. State officials maintained the contradictions of their “civilizing mission” by conceptually and administratively separating public...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 April 2008
... as an educator and an advocate who worked to raise both political and administrative awareness regarding the enduring presence of aboriginal peoples in Canada and acceptance of aboriginal cultures by mainstream nonaboriginal society. Copyright 2008 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2008 Bennet, J...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (2): 301–325.
Published: 01 April 2016
... into being. This case study contributes to the literature about popular and in particular indigenous politics by considering an instance of state formation in a frontier region where the institutional presence of the central administration was sparse. Without external provocation, some Arhuacos invited...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (1): 47–70.
Published: 01 January 2016
... about Indians, violence, and the nature of colonial hegemony in urban centers. It argues that the proliferation and pervasiveness of this type of indigenous violence in cities—generally considered Spanish administrative and demographic strongholds—underscore the spaces for negotiation, flexibility...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (1): 149–173.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Brendan J. M. Weaver Abstract The implementation of the Velasco administration’s agrarian reforms in the 1970s transformed Peru’s rural landscape and the ways in which communities relate to the physical reminders of the time of the haciendas. Community engagement during recent archaeological...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (3): 407–427.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Rebecca M. Webster Abstract Colonization efforts over time have changed Oneida relationships with corn drastically. This study examines that history through a collection of stories told by Oneida people for the Work Progress Administration (WPA) between 1938 and 1942. Furthermore, the people’s...
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Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (3): 265–285.
Published: 01 July 2022
... on the island during the eighteenth century. By examining slave runaway advertisements, rather than the official records of colonial administrators, it becomes clear that there were hundreds, if not thousands of slaves with Native American ancestry in Saint-Domingue by 1791. Neither the violence of slavery nor...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (3): 485–504.
Published: 01 July 2013
... critical of RAC administrative decisions, suggesting far more could have been done to further the interests of Russia in Alaska. Less attention has been given to the agentive actions of the Tlingit, Ahtna, Alutiiq, and Dena'ina in controlling the Russian occupiers and minimizing European hegemony. Three...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (1): 95–116.
Published: 01 January 2019
... and that many of the settlers were coerced. The resettlement also attended a period of decline in the province and coincided with administrators’ efforts to undermine its privileges and subordinate its people alongside other indios in New Spain. Reconstructing the sociopolitical context and incorporating native...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 July 2018
... perpetrated her first miracle in 1586. By the beginning of the seventeenth century, natives had begun to attend the church erected to honor the miraculous image in overwhelming numbers for Corpus Christi and Holy Week. Wills and reports by ecclesiastical administrators suggest that indigenous commoners...
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