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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 246–248.
Published: 01 January 2006
... additional insights into history and anthropology. Maroukis divides his book into chapters that chronologically follow the life of the Necklace family and the history of Peyotism and the Native American Church among the Yankton. The two stories seem to go hand in hand. Maroukis’s description...
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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 (2015) 62 (4): 781–801.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Nicholas May The emergence of evangelical revivalist organizations in the late nineteenth century, such as the Church of England's Church Army—and the more widely known Salvation Army—is typically understood by historians to be intertwined with the development of the working class...
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Published: 01 January 2020
Figure 3. The town of San José: modern plaza with ruins of Jesuit church and new chapel in background. Photograph by author. More
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Published: 01 January 2020
Figure 5. The crypt and ossuary pit below the Jesuit church at San Javier. Photograph by author. More
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Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (1): 101–108.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Jajuan Johnson Context The oral history interview with Mr. Elmer Beard, a longtime political activist, politician, and educator, is part of a series of interviews for a study on Black church burnings, arsons, and vandalism from 2008 to 2016. Mr. Beard gives historical context to recent Black church...
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Published: 01 July 2022
Figure 1. Document dated to 1558 describing the “donation” of Achiutla’s church and associated vestments to friars of the Dominican order. Photograph courtesy of Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection. More
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (1): 140–142.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Mark A. Nicholas The Peyote Road: Religious Freedom and the Native American Church . By Maroukis Thomas Constantine . ( Norman : University of Oklahoma Press , 2010 . Civilization of the American Indian Series . 281 pp., notes, bibliography, index . $29.95 cloth.) Copyright...
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 6. The Five Commandments of the Church in the Libreta de la Luna. The text is read from right to left. From Ibarra Grasso 1953 : 303. More
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 7. The Five Commandments of the Church, Pickering 1. This is read boustrophedon from the lower left. Image by Manuel Medrano, from the collection of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, 21-50-30/F294. More
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (4): 743–746.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Mark Z. Christensen Framing the Sacred: The Indian Churches of Early Colonial Mexico . By Wake Eleanor . ( Norman : University of Oklahoma Press , 2010 . ix + 338 pp., illustrations, map, acknowledgments, abbreviations, introduction, color plates, appendixes, notes, glossary...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (2): 438–440.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Thomas Whigham The Andean Hybrid Baroque: Convergent Cultures in the Churches of Colonial Peru . By Bailey Gauvin Alexander . ( South Bend, IN : University of Notre Dame Press , 2010 . xix + 642 pp., list of figures, introduction, illustrations, documentary appendixes, notes...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 July 2012
... followed the lead of eighteenth-century ministers who proclaimed that previously unevangelized Indians in southeastern New England suddenly joined churches in droves during the revivals of the 1740s. In this view, the “Indian Awakening” was unprecedented, sudden, and complete. By providing a broader...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (4): 675–690.
Published: 01 October 2012
...John F. Schwaller This article examines the practice of ordaining young men because of their personal language ability, a process referred to as an ordination a título de lengua . As a result of reforms codified by the Catholic Church in the Council of Trent, prospective priests were required...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (2): 319–372.
Published: 01 April 2002
... economies for the period 1620 to 1790. Research draws from sixteen months of fieldwork in the Mosquitia from 1994-7 and documentary research among British, Spanish,Moravian church, Nicaraguan, and U.S. archival sources. Findings suggest that a salient yet paradoxically overlooked dynamic of Miskitu...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 221–241.
Published: 01 January 2006
..., describes the work that continued into the postcolonial period, and profiles some of the missionaries who have contributed to the foundation of the Catholic Church in northern Kenya over the last fifty years. American Society for Ethnohistory 2006 Baur, John 1990 The Catholic Church in Kenya...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Ingela Bergman; Lars Östlund; Olle Zackrisson; Lars Liedgren Prior to Christianization, initiated by the Swedish Crown and Church during the seventeenth century, the religion of the native Sami people of northern Scandinavia included animistic beliefs centered on animal ceremonialism. The Sami...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (4): 553–578.
Published: 01 October 2008
... and ties to the Church set him on a path to socioeconomic success in the autumn of the Porfiriato. During the Mexican Revolution, he reinvented himself as a revolutionary politico and embraced indigenism. Using the latter, he could celebrate the Maya in the abstract while urging acculturation. Indeed, he...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (4): 739–764.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Martin Nesvig In the 1570s the alcalde of Motines (located in the coastal mountains of modern day Michoacán) was denounced to the Inquisition for having told the indigenous residents that they did not need to spend money decorating their churches and for engaging in other heresies, including...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (4): 587–610.
Published: 01 October 2003
...Adele Perry This article analyzes the relationship between First Nations housing and reform in British Columbia between 1849 and 1886. Utilizing published and archival evidence drawn from church and government sources, the essay examines reformers' conceptions of First Nations housing...