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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (4): 739–741.
Published: 01 October 2001
... of a potlatch. This volume is surely, as the cover blurb says, ‘‘the most perceptive and complete account of potlatching ever recorded It takes its place in- stantly among the classics of Northwest Coast ethnography. Now...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (4): 800–801.
Published: 01 October 2005
... Maya Village. Edited by Patricia A. McAnany. (Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA, 2004. ix + 467 pp., preface, bibliography, glossary, index, CD. $65.00 cloth.) Traci Ardren, University of Miami With her most recent publication on Classic-period Maya village life, Patri- cia...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (2): 273–301.
Published: 01 April 2007
...., W. Jeffrey Hurst, David Stuart, and Richard E. W. Adams 1990 Cacao Residue in Ancient Maya Vessels from Rio Azul, Guatemala. American Antiquity 55 ( 1 ): 138 -43. Hammond, Norman 1975 Lubaantun: A Classic Maya Realm . Peabody Museum Monograph no. 2. Cambridge: Harvard University...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (4): 793–804.
Published: 01 October 2014
... in a Classic Maya Polity . Edited by Foias Antonia E. and Emery Kitty F. . ( Gainesville : University Press of Florida , 2012 . xiv + 535 pp., tables, figures, notes, bibliography, index . $79.95 cloth.) Place and Identity in Classic Maya Narratives. Studies in Pre-Columbian Art...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (4): 788–789.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Mark Z. Christensen Copyright 2013 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2013 Parallel Worlds: Genre, Discourse, and Poetics in Contemporary, Colonial, and Classic Maya Literature. Edited by Hull Kerry M. and Carrasco Michael D. . ( Boulder : University Press of Colorado...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 439–441.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Marc Zender Book Reviews The New Catalog of Maya Hieroglyphs. Vol.1: The Classic Period Inscrip- tions. By Martha J. Macri and Matthew G. Looper. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2003. xviii + 375 pp., acknowledgements, editorial note, introduction, catalog, appendices, bibliography...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (2): 330–331.
Published: 01 April 2018
... understandings of self in relation to a world beyond the city. Children, who continue to remain a rare focus of analysis in archaeological research, appear in this book as active members in Classic Maya society, making their own private spaces for themselves, playing with particular objects, and serving...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (1): 25–50.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Prudence M. Rice; Don S. Rice Abstract This article integrates ethnohistorical and archaeological data in examining political continuities or structural equivalencies in the lakes region of central Petén (southern Maya lowlands) between the Late and Terminal Classic periods and the Postclassic...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (3): 529–530.
Published: 01 July 2018
... to animate mountains). Like ceramic placement, these orientations differ between sites, whether along an east-west axis or perpendicular to the sun’s path. Furthermore, competition within Classic Maya lineages likely meant domestic inhumation controlled ritual access to those ancestors who facilitated claims...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (1): 97–126.
Published: 01 January 2020
... or three equiprobable dating solutions. The dates of the codical instruments listed in Table 1 span a period of almost four hundred years, from the mid-sixth to the early-tenth centuries AD. They refer the instruments in question to the Late Classic (AD 600–900) and Terminal Classic (AD 800–900/1100...
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Published: 01 October 2019
Figure 1a. Classic Maya birth scene on ceramic vase with aged god emerging from a gaping reptilian mouth (K1198; research.mayavase.com/kerrmaya.html ; Photograph copyright by Justin Kerr; used with permission). More
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 667–688.
Published: 01 October 2019
... Wuj , Mayas materialized the self of important individuals through their bones, treating the bones at times like captives. By doing this, colonial-era Mayas were revealing their ideational linkages with Mayas from the Classic and Postclassic periods who practiced ancestor veneration using bones...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (3): 445–477.
Published: 01 July 2006
... a classic topos in anthropology obscuring the dynamics of Inuit culture and society. This perspective was enhanced by focusing too much on the person of the shaman and underestimated the importance and strength of the ideological system and values involved. Qallunaat (white people) perspectives of decline...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (4): 765–783.
Published: 01 October 2012
... documents spanning the years 1549–1666 from Central America. Most of these documents date from the turn of the sixteenth century and are in the Central American Nahuatl dialect of Pipil. Some exhibit incorrect emulations of the Classical Nahuatl of central Mexico, brought to the region by the Spaniards...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (3): 395–421.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Richard O. Clemmer The “White Knife” (Tosawihi) Shoshone present a classic case of the “rhetoric of classification.” They epitomize the long-standing and never-resolved debate over whether or not band organization existed in the aboriginal Great Basin. Referencing eyewitness accounts, letters...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (1): 17–38.
Published: 01 January 2015
...David A. Boruchoff The little-known body of texts written by humanists in the wake of Christopher Columbus's first voyage across the Atlantic Ocean (1492–93) draws upon classical and ecclesiastical teachings in regard to political existence and Christian evangelization to set forth a nuanced...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (2): 301–328.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Erlend M. Johnson; Pastor Gómez Zúñiga; Mary Kate Kelly Abstract Scholars argue that western Honduras was occupied by Ch’orti’ speakers in the sixteenth century. These reconstructions conform to nationalist pressures to present Honduras as Maya, by using Classic period (AD 200–900) archaeological...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (2): 421–428.
Published: 01 April 2004
... traditional scholarship in many respects, Milbrath is no advocate of ‘‘the timeless Maya’’ and emphasizes the fact that solar references, closely linked with divine rulership, ‘‘faded fromview58)bya.d. 1000, to be replaced by the annual festival cal- endar. Likewise, lunar imagery of the Classic period...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (4): 686–687.
Published: 01 October 2018
... through the eyes of the Spanish who first encountered Mexico and its advanced civilization in the sixteenth century. At the same time that Europeans were rediscovering their own classical past, they were also encountering the “living past” in Mexico, a confrontation that often prompted conquistadors...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 445–468.
Published: 01 July 2015
..., History, and Economy in a Classic Maya Polity . Gainesville : University Press of Florida . Förstemann Ernst 1880 Die Maya Handschrift der Königlichen öffentlichen Bibliothek zu Dresden . Leipzig : Verlag der A. Naumann'schen Lichtdruckerei . Gann Thomas 1900 Mounds...