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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (3): 525–532.
Published: 01 July 2011
... Amazonia . Edited by Hutchins Frank and Wilson Patrick C. . ( Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 2010 . xxxi + 273 pp., introduction, figures, map, index . $35.00 paper.) Review Essay Materiality, Exchange, and History in the Amazon: A Growing Field of Study Juan Luis...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (3): 549–574.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Simone Athayde; Marianne Schmink Indigenous peoples have been active players in the process of securing land rights and conserving about 21 percent of the Brazilian Amazon. In this article, we examine advances and contradictions in the process of “adaptive resistance” by Amazonian indigenous...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (3): 507–543.
Published: 01 July 2002
.... 516 -42. Lima:credal/ifea. Brown, A., P. Humfrey, and M. Lucco, eds. 1997 Lorenzo Lotto: Rediscovered Master of the Renaissance . New Haven, ct: Yale University Press. Brown, M. F., and E. Fernández 1991 War of Shadows: The Struggle for Utopia in the Peruvian Amazon . Berkeley:University...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 750–752.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., he reminds us, but it transformed everything in its path. Nothing was ever the same again. Anyone who suggests that the Amazon or Highland New Guinea or other provinces of the anthropological imaginary escaped its impact faces a heavy burden of proof. Focusing on Brazil, in The Rise and Fall of...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (2): 338–339.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Robert Wasserstrom Indigenous Agency in the Amazon: The Mojos in Liberal and Rubber-Boom Bolivia, 1842–1932 . By Van Valen Gary . ( Tucson : University of Arizona Press , 2013 . 250 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, illustrations, notes, glossary, bibliography, index . $55.00 cloth...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (4): 575–595.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Portuguese Amazon (Sweet 1974 ; Farage 1991 ; Sommer 2000 ; Roller 2014 ; Harris 2015 ). I will analyze two peripheral spaces of the northern Portuguese conquests in America, the Itapecuru River and Marajó Island, where colonial agents failed to impose their power during the seventeenth century, a turn...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (4): 597–620.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Silvia Espelt-Bombin Abstract This article focuses on the geographical space between the Amazon delta and the Maroni River (nowadays Brazilian Amapá and French Guiana) in 1600–1730. An imperial frontier between France and Portugal South American possessions, it has been conceptualized as a refuge...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (4): 621–645.
Published: 01 October 2018
... eighteenth centuries, a period when they were invaded by colonial agents. There were other regional systems along the course of the Amazon and its many tributaries that were a part of a similar historical process of refounding identities and claims on land and people involving challenges to leadership and...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (4): 689–726.
Published: 01 October 2005
...Astrid Steverlynck This article examines the role of amazon women during the first centuries of European exploration in lowland South America by analyzing the accounts produced by conquistadors, missionaries, and explorers from the sixteenth to early nineteenth centuries. The accounts are analyzed...
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Published: 01 October 2018
Figure 1. The Amazon delta and the eastern Guianas (digital map by author) Figure 1. The Amazon delta and the eastern Guianas (digital map by author) More
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Published: 01 October 2018
Figure 1. Map showing the eastern part of the Amazon Figure 1. Map showing the eastern part of the Amazon More
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (3): 525–548.
Published: 01 July 2014
... throughout the western Amazon. It seemed more reasonable to think that they had somehow avoided the cataclysmic impacts of rubber extraction that led to enslavement and ethnocide along the lower Putumayo River. But the story turns out to be much more complicated, as new historical research shows. Since 1930...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Curaray Kichwa ethnography and of historical processes extending back almost a century, the article provides insights into a complex sociality involving distinct indigenous peoples across a multiethnic region of the Western Amazon. Copyright 2012 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2012...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (1): 65–90.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Carolyn Arena Abstract The economy of Barbados benefited both from the labor of Indian captives and from their isolated position away from indigenous zones of conflict and economic competition. The Anglo-Barbadians accessed labor in Guiana, the region between the Orinoco and Amazon Rivers. Barbados...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (3-4): 635–667.
Published: 01 October 2000
...Silvia M. Vidal Kuwé or Kúwai is a powerful cultural hero among the Arawak of the Northwest Amazon. This article analyzes Kuwé teachings and sacred routes as political, religious, migratory, and trade strategies of resistance. These routes were used by the Warekena and the Baré Indians to...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 January 2018
... American Society for Ethnohistory 2018 In 1835, thousands of destitute indigenous and mixed race inhabitants of the Amazon left their ramshackle cabanas on the outskirts of Belém and stormed the city’s center. They attacked merchants and landowners and installed a short-lived commune in which...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (4): 537–547.
Published: 01 October 2018
... different authorities and followers, preventing the consolidation of any one position. Similarly, in the Brazilian Amazon, Roller ( 2014 ) demonstrates how Indians combined the formation of strong, enduring kin-based communities in the supposed colonial sphere with the pursuit of opportunities that took...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (2): 257–291.
Published: 01 April 2004
.... 1985 Routes of Knowledge: An Aspect of Regional Integration in the Circum-Roraima Area of the Guiana Highlands. Antropologica 63-64 : 103 -49. Chernela, Janet M. 1988 Righting History in the Northwest Amazon: Myth, Structure, and History in an Arapaço Narrative.In Rethinking History and Myth...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (1): 189–190.
Published: 01 January 2020
... secular religious in their conversion efforts, this volume articulates and develops the concept of indigenous Christianities, from New Spain to the Brazilian Amazon, in new and valuable ways. The volume’s contributors emphasize that catechesis, in particular, was and is a conversation and a process rather...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (4): 557–558.
Published: 01 October 2017
... American Society for Ethnohistory 2017 This book is of great relevance to geographers, anthropologists, archeologists, agro-ecologists, and historians of the Andes and Amazon as well as to researchers approaching complex human-environmental relations across time and space in other regions. A careful...