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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (2): 421–428.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Patricia A. McAnany American Society for Ethnohistory 2004 From Naked-Eye Astronomy to Races of Maize: Cultural Entanglements in Pre-Columbian Civilizations Patricia A. McAnany, Boston University Star Gods of the Maya: Astronomy in Art, Folklore, and Calendars. By Susan Milbrath...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (3): 427–428.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Sarahh Scher The Archaeology of Wak’as: Explorations of the Sacred in the Pre-Columbian Andes . Edited by Bray Tamara L. . ( Boulder : University Press of Colorado , 2015 . xvi+403 pp., 93 B+W figures, index . $70 hardcover.) Copyright 2017 by American Society for Ethnohistory...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (1): 211–212.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Diana DiPaolo Loren Dressing the Part: Power, Dress, Gender, and Representation in the Pre-Columbian Americas . Edited by Sarahh E. M. Scher and Billie J. A. Follensbee . ( Gainesville : University Press of Florida , 2017 . xxii+497 pp., introduction, maps, index. $125.00...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (2): 380–382.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Jessica Joyce Christie Lightning in the Andes and Mesoamerica: Pre-Columbian, Colonial, and Contemporary Perspectives . By Staller John E. and Stross Brian . ( New York : Oxford University Press , 2013 . ix + 259 pp., preface, introduction, illustrations, references, index...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Sarahh Scher A History of the Khipu. By Brokaw Galen . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2010 . xvi + 300 pp., preface, introduction, bibliography, index . $95.00 cloth.) Their Way of Writing: Scripts, Signs, and Pictographies in Pre-Columbian America. Edited by Boone...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (1): 97–126.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Harvey M. Bricker; Victoria R. Bricker Abstract An examination of several historical texts in the Maya codices reveals that droughts were a significant concern to the pre-Columbian Maya that ultimately resulted in the collapse of their civilization. The effects of such droughts mentioned in those...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (4): 561–562.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Walter E. Little The Burden of the Ancients: Maya Ceremonies of World Renewal from the Pre-Columbian Period to the Present . By Allen J. Christenson ( Austin : University of Texas Press , 2016 . x+363 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, bibliography, index. $29.95 softcover...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (1): 79–107.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Stephan Lenik Documents and maps describe settlement locations and objects possessed by the Carib, or Kalinago, in the Commonwealth of Dominica during the post-Columbian period. Archaeological testing at multiple sites in northern Dominica reveals that historical Carib settlements functioned...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (1): 69–121.
Published: 01 January 2002
... of irrefutable proof that exotic pestilence was transmitted to California after the Columbian landfall but before foreign settlement is, in part, responsible for this lack of recognition. This article scrutinizes many varied lines of evidence that are interpreted as strong indicators of premission pestilence...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 87–116.
Published: 01 January 2010
... both styles of writing, the colonial Maya elite created a system of graphic pluralism that enabled the Maya nobility to better defend their elite interests in a manner consistent with both pre-Columbian and colonial forms of writing, address, religion, and government administration. American Society...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (2): 273–301.
Published: 01 April 2007
... as a ritual substance in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica. Most archaeologists think of cacao as having an economic function as a form of currency or as a prepared beverage whose use was restricted to elites. However, a review of documentary sources at the time of Spanish contact as well as of ethnographic accounts...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (4): 683–706.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Catherine R. DiCesare This study examines the unusual colonial Codex Borbonicus image of a pre-Columbian springtime festival known as Huey Tozoztli. It attends to the special prominence the Borbonicus gives to the rain god Tlaloc, a dedication at odds with more usual venerations to the maize...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (3-4): 821–823.
Published: 01 October 2000
... on what it means to be an evangelical Christian in the tiny rural Catholic (with a strong trace of pre-Columbian practices) town of Tucumé by Luis Millones and Rubén Millones. As might be expected in a book dedicated to a per- son whose major contributions have been in ethnohistory, more than two...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (4): 553–554.
Published: 01 October 2017
... and carved exquisite art and texts in stone. Given the Ch’ol’s prestigious pedigree, their pre- and post-Columbian histories are of inherent archaeological and anthropological interest. All essays build on or elucidate Karen Bassie-Sweet’s investigations of the Joljá caves, some of which have ancient...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 July 2003
.... New Brunswick, nj:Transaction. Fogelson, Raymond D. 1991 The Red Man in the White City. In Columbian Consequences . Vol. 3 , The Spanish Borderlands in Pan-American Perspective. David Hurst Thomas, ed. Pp. 73 -90. Washington,dc: Smithsonian Institution Press. Gleach, Frederic W. 1997 Race...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (3-4): 833–836.
Published: 01 October 2000
... pre-Columbian heritage are the major subjects of Klein’s introductory chapter, ‘‘Conservation and Cul- tural Identity The brevity of this chapter makes the multiplicity of such links somewhat difficult to follow in a book designed for the nonspecialist, however. In future publications scholars...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (1): 29–46.
Published: 01 January 2016
... in the sixteenth century and is considered a rare surviving example of pre-Columbian culture with minimal Spanish influence. Anthropologists have discussed the play’s non-Spanish elements as well as its ceremonial and musical impor- tance throughout the colonial period and in present-day performances (see van...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 409–420.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Words: Alternative Literacies in Mesoamerica and the Andes . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Bricker Victoria Orie Olanike 2014 Schwa in the Modern Yucatecan Languages and Orthographic Evidence of Its Presence in Colonial Yucatecan Maya, Colonial Chontal, and Pre-columbian Maya...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (3): 405–406.
Published: 01 July 2023
... colonizers in the first decades after Columbian contact helped shape colonial power dynamics for centuries to come. Contesting the traditional narrative of a simple collapse of Amerindian populations due to the introduction of European diseases and warfare, Stone’s Captives of Conquest argues...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (1): 147–149.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., index. $78.95 hardcover.) Copyright 2021 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2021 Written in honor of art historian Esther Pasztory, this volume celebrates her career at Columbia University through a series of fifteen scholarly essays on ancient American (pre-Columbian) visual culture...