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Published: 01 April 2018
Figure 3. People who left wills in known Metepec-region records of four altepetl 1799–1832, sorted by gender. Melton-Villanueva 2016 Figure 3. People who left wills in known Metepec-region records of four altepetl 1799–1832, sorted by gender. Melton-Villanueva 2016 More
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2009) 56 (4): 569–588.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Frederic Hicks On the eve of the Spanish conquest, and in the decades immediately thereafter, the indigenous population of Tlaxcala, in the Valley of Puebla, east of the Basin of Mexico, was grouped into four kingdoms ( tlahtocayotl or altepetl , generally called cabeceras in Spanish) of pre...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2009) 56 (4): 625–650.
Published: 01 October 2009
... is direct evidence that Nahuatl historical annals originally were not, as has been supposed, purely linear texts recounting the history of a single altepetl , but rather, constructions based on an accumulation of cellular contributions from multiple subentities. Historical truth was understood to...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2018) 65 (4): 688–689.
Published: 01 October 2018
... yet to understand well the role of indigenous people in Mexican independence. In her question-provoking new study of several Metepec altepetl in the Toluca Valley, Miriam Melton-Villanueva starts with Eric Van Young’s view that the Nahua kept themselves in a traditional holding pattern, maintaining a...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2012) 59 (4): 691–711.
Published: 01 October 2012
... in evangelization cre- ated a distinct, Nahua interpretation of the saint. After having previously related how Sebastian was miraculously healed from the arrows Paul shot at him, the sermon begins with Sebastian preach- ing Christianity in an unnamed altepetl (a Nahua sociopolitical unit...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2009) 56 (1): 125–161.
Published: 01 January 2009
... that of the kingdom of Spain and not that of the altepetl (community) of Tlaxcala. It seems highly unlikely that the king granted his own blazon to an indigenous community. It is more probable that the Tlaxcalteca incorporated it into their document in order to show they were part of the...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2018) 65 (4): 692–693.
Published: 01 October 2018
... great contribution to the understanding of the Nahuas by elucidating how, across time and space, Native peoples used traditional forms of preserving and relaying knowledge to maintain their identity after the Spanish invasion. Documenting this over different altepetl with various texts adds strength to...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2015) 62 (3): 497–524.
Published: 01 July 2015
... northwestern perimeter of the Mixteca. Mixtecs had their own names for Nahuas and for many Nahua altepetl (local ethnic states). In the native-­language record, they consistently called Mexico-­Tenochtitlan ñuu coyo, “place of the reeds,” and the people from Mexico were known as tay ñucoyo, or “people...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2018) 65 (2): 297–322.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Figure 3. People who left wills in known Metepec-region records of four altepetl 1799–1832, sorted by gender. Melton-Villanueva 2016 Figure 3. People who left wills in known Metepec-region records of four altepetl 1799–1832, sorted by gender. Melton-Villanueva 2016 ...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2016) 63 (4): 697–720.
Published: 01 October 2016
... the altepetl (ethnic state) of Otumba to the east, they had come to the Spanish capital so that the audiencia might confirm the recent election of their new tlatoani (leader). One of the oidores, Vasco de Quiroga, marveled at the orderliness and civility of Otumba’s political transition, which so...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2003) 50 (2): 349–400.
Published: 01 April 2003
...), eventually subsumed the settlement of Jalatlaco and relegated it to an urban barrio. Its residents included Nahuas from vari- ous central Mexican altepetls (Nahua ethnic states), Mixtecs from Cuila- pan and nearby areas...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2013) 60 (4): 759–762.
Published: 01 October 2013
... Franciscan order at the altepetl of Tlatelolco in the Basin of Mexico, served as a hub for many intellectual enterprises that featured a close collaboration between Nahua scholars educated in Latin and the liberal arts and their Franciscan teachers. Several important intellectual projects originated...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2014) 61 (2): 329–355.
Published: 01 April 2014
... four pre-­Hispanic sectors, Moyotlan, Teopan, Atzacoalco, and Cuepopan. Each was once a distinct altepetl, that ideal human community of the Nahua, and they combined into the composite altepetl of Tenochtitlan.14 These four parts survived as political entities into the colonial period. So did...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2010) 57 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 January 2010
... originally written down around 1555, about a generation after the events described, when Nahuas had learned alphabetic writing. At this time, the Nahua account contained no illustra- tions and had not been translated. Many of the Nahua men who partici- pated in the project came from the altepetl (local...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2012) 59 (3): 541–568.
Published: 01 July 2012
... of prosperity were fur- ther maintained by vibrant craft traditions, lively commerce, and the many advantages a£orded by canoe transportation. If Xochimilco was the most prominent and largest ethnic state (altepetl) in the area—as re¡ected in its population size and superior municipal status...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2019) 66 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 January 2019
... in Tetzcoco, seeing the altepetl , or city-state, and its ruling dynasty as the focal point of the paintings. In contrast, based on the relative size of the toponymic and onomastic glyphs related to the Tepaneca faction and the prominence of Tezozomoc on page 7, Johansson ( 1997 : 470) proposes that...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2008) 55 (2): 251–285.
Published: 01 April 2008
... social memory by its local, often competing, authors, actors, factions, and parties in this town in particular and within the larger circle of memory plots dis- seminated across the Valley of Toluca. “Communities of Memory” in the Valley of Toluca 253 Pre-Columbian Altepetl and...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2001) 48 (3): 403–432.
Published: 01 July 2001
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2019) 66 (1): 95–116.
Published: 01 January 2019
... the conquest of Mexico by Hernando Cortés in 1521, the Nahua state—or altepetl (pl. altepeme )—of Tlaxcala was integrated into the new political configuration of New Spain. While profound transformations occurred in the conquest’s wake, much remained unchanged in rural Tlaxcala following the...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2008) 55 (3): 361–391.
Published: 01 July 2008
... valley and, within that, even each tlaxilacalli (constituent district of an altepetl or full-fledged indigenous municipality) had its own conventions and forms. Because of the area’s strong subregional variation, placing the late San Bartolomé cor- pus in the overall context of the valley a...