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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 439-441.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Marc Zender The New Catalog of Maya Hieroglyphs. Vol.1: The Classic Period Inscriptions. By Martha J. Macri and Matthew G. Looper. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2003. xviii + 375 pp., acknowledgements, editorial note, introduction, catalog, appendices, bibliography, index. $59.95 cloth...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (4): 739-741.
Published: 01 October 2001
... 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 let’s get the rest of Beynon’s oeuvre into print...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (4): 793-804.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Gabrielle Vail Politics of the Maya Court: Hierarchy and Change in the Late Classic Period . By Jackson Sarah E. . ( Norman : University of Oklahoma Press , 2013 . xviii + 173 pp., charts, tables, figures, appendix, bibliography, index . $29.95 cloth.) Place and Identity in...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (4): 788-789.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Mark Z. Christensen 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 , 2012 . ix + 493 pp., illustrations, introduction, glossary...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (4): 800-801.
Published: 01 October 2005
.... $65.00 cloth.) Traci Ardren, University of Miami With her most recent publication on Classic-period Maya village life, Patri- cia A. McAnany has set a new standard for excellence in archaeological reporting and interpretation. In K’axob: Ritual, Work, and Family in an Ancient Maya Village, McAnany...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (2): 273-301.
Published: 01 April 2007
.... Hall, Grant D., Stanley M. Tarka Jr., 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...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (2): 330-331.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Christina T. Halperin Social Identities in the Classic Maya Northern Lowlands: Gender, Age, Memory, and Place . By Ardren Traci . ( Austin : University of Texas Press , 2015 . ix+209 pp., acknowledgments, references cited, index . $55.00 hardback.) Copyright 2018 by American...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (3): 529-530.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Timothy W. Knowlton Mortuary Landscapes of the Classic Maya: Rituals of Body and Soul . By Andrew K. Scherer . ( Austin : University of Texas Press , 2015 . xiv +291 pp., introduction, maps, color and black-and-white photographs, black-and-white illustrations, bibliography, index...
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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 and...
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). Figure 1a. Classic Maya birth scene on ceramic vase with aged god emerging from a 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. In...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (3): 445-477.
Published: 01 July 2006
... 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 of...
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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 (2011) 58 (1): 195.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Death and the Classic Maya Kings was misspelled throughout this essay. The author’s name is James L. Fitzsimmons. DOI 10.1215/00141801-2010-093 ...
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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 and...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (2): 415-420.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Traci Ardren American Society for Ethnohistory 2004 Special Review Essay Section: The Current State of Maya Studies Everything Old Is New Again Traci Ardren, University of Miami The Maya and Teotihuacan: Reinterpreting Early Classic Interaction. Edited by Geoffrey E. Braswell...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (3): 467-470.
Published: 01 July 2010
... Pennsylvania State University Death and the Classic Maya Kings. By James L. Fritzsimmons. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2009. xix + 281 pp., illustrations, bibliography, index. $60.00 cloth.) To Be Like Gods: Dance in Ancient Maya Civilization. By Matthew G. Looper. (Austin: University of...