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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (3): 489–513.
Published: 01 July 2019
... (e.g., the mockeries of Tezcatlipoca in Tula). Due to its compatibility with the Christian negative valuation of falling and the existence of similar expressions in Spanish, this couplet was adopted by friars to render the concept of sin. The article points to possible ambiguities and confusions...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (1): 179–195.
Published: 01 January 2005
... University Press. 1995 Structure, Event, and Historical Metaphor: Rice and Identities in Japanese History. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 30 : 1 -27. 2001 Historicization of the Culture Concept. History and Anthropology 12 : 213 -54. 2002 Kamikaze, Cherry Blossoms...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (4): 621–643.
Published: 01 October 2016
... their reservation communities by attempting to impose a sedentary concept of home limited by the specific parameters of the reservation ( fig. 1 ). Figure 1. Wabanaki homeland in the nineteenth century. Map by Stephen Bicknell Figure 1. Wabanaki homeland in the nineteenth century. Map by Stephen Bicknell...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (4): 743–767.
Published: 01 October 2002
... the Colony of Georgia, 1732-1740 . Trevor R. Reese, ed. P. 238 . Savannah, ga: Beehive. Indian Claims Commission: Political Complexity and Contrasting Concepts of Identity Pamela S. Wallace, University of Oklahoma 6762...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (3): 467–495.
Published: 01 July 2014
...L. Antonio Curet The Taíno term and concept has traditionally been used as a designation of some form of cultural identity for the groups that occupied the Greater Antilles at the time of contact. This perspective assumes that these groups shared a cultural background because of a common ancestry...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (3): 597–630.
Published: 01 July 2012
..., the essay explores ways in which Q'enqo and other rock art sites reflect broader concepts of Inka visual representation and the construction of a cultural landscape. In what ways do rock art complexes, such as Q'enqo, materialize concepts of Inka social organization and space? The theoretical framework...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 623–645.
Published: 01 October 2019
... cultural concepts of illness. This article uses colonial and modern ethnographic sources to illuminate enduring Mesoamerican concepts of health and sickness. The chaos and loss of life connected to the first epidemic in 1520 contributed significantly to the fall of Tenochtitlan. This article reveals how...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (2): 291–331.
Published: 01 April 2005
... the cultural assumptions underlying Euro-American notions of indigenousness , they have paid relatively little attention to the equally problematic concepts of environmentalism and conservation , and how use of these terms necessarily frames indigenous people's beliefs and values in Euro-North American...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (1): 3–40.
Published: 01 January 2002
... as hybrid in purpose—shaped European conceptions of the Amerindians of the region, and were in turn shaped by their presence. Also considered: the impact of abolition on conceptions of Amerindian character. American Society for Ethnohistory 2002 ‘‘It Is Impossible to Make a Step...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (3): 479–507.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Tatiana Argounova-Low This article investigates the concept of black food among the Lake Yessei Yakut in Siberia. With reference to two sources, archival records from the Russian Polar North Census of 1926–27 and contemporary fieldwork material, I investigate the local diet based on subsistence...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (2): 223–248.
Published: 01 April 2019
... often peripheral to the central narrative and never mentioned specifically by name, are nevertheless rendered as active agents in the shaping of a new colonial society. The article examines these images of Africans to reveal their ethnographic complexity and the development of concepts of alterity...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 689–719.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Gabrielle Vail Abstract This article focuses on female-gendered activities in Mesoamerican culture and reveals a strong link between conception, pregnancy, and childbirth on the one hand and weaving and other activities that produce cloth on the other. Supporting evidence from sources...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (2): 191–220.
Published: 01 April 2020
... in these narratives provide insights into indigenous concepts of reciprocity and authority, which in turn reveal dimensions of social organization and intercommunity interactions from a new perspective. These narratives explicitly foreground the inevitable tensions between communities that relied on salmon and also...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (2): 269–295.
Published: 01 April 2018
... to their traditional conceptions of just war. To them, such comportment marked their opponents as insurgents resisting not only their rightful place in the Spanish Empire but also civilization more broadly. In condemning their Highland Maya enemies as an ethical “other,” the conquistadors articulated a just cause...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (2): 213–227.
Published: 01 April 2011
.... Increasingly, they also extend the time depth of their analyses through community collaboration and consensus about local understandings of history. Such local understandings, often incorporating cosmology and myth-time, challenge the presumptive universality of the concept of “history” in ways that can only...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (2): 215–235.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Louise M. Burkhart Abstract Formulating the concept of “ethno-ethnohistory,” Ray Fogelson urged ethnohistorians to seek out indigenous people’s perspectives on their own pasts, which might differ from Western academic modes of representing history. In this article, slightly expanded from my 2014...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (4): 645–669.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Lasse Hölck Abstract This study examines the historical relationship between Comcáac foragers of Sonora, Mexico, and the Spanish/Mexican society between 1650 and 1850. To do so, the concept of trust is introduced, adapted for ethnohistorical research, and discussed as a frequent term in the primary...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (1): 1–35.
Published: 01 January 2011
... participants in processes of change. Across tables and hearths, aboriginal people and the newcomers created a space in which static notions of race played a surprisingly small role. Instead, differences were seen as having to do with subtler concepts like generosity, cultivation, and taste. As with the belief...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 525–552.
Published: 01 July 2015
... how Mayan scribes and illustrators understood European astrology and the importance that the Maya placed on both visual representations and Spanish textuality. These excerpts served a didactic purpose of teaching European conceptions of astrology and astronomy to a Mayan audience via a deliberate...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (1): 119–142.
Published: 01 January 2016
... O'odham sacred stories. Socioethical expectations modeled in the petitions challenge the Indian Office's efforts at assimilation and its conception of modernity based in Western hegemony, revealing a counterhegemonic definition based in mutually beneficial responsibilities and in what later advocates call...