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Ethnohistory (1 July 2005) 52 (3): 651–652.
Published: 01 July 2005
... have repercus- sions around the world to the present day. This is a very fine introduction to the subject. Africans in Colonial Mexico: Absolutism, Christianity, and Afro-Creole Consciousness,1570–1640. By Herman L. Bennett. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2003. x + 275 pp., introduction...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2013) 60 (3): 385–402.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Sergei Kan Sergei Kostromitinov was born in 1854 to a Russian employee of the Russian-American Company and a Creole woman. Fluent in Russian and English and conversant in several native languages, he became an interpreter for Alaska's American authorities and an indispensable cultural broker among...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2002) 49 (2): 373–403.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Katherine E. Browne This article introduces the concept of creole economics , a culturally informed view of the informal economy in Martinique, French West Indies. Local actors engaged in this economic practice are commonly known as débrouillards. Drawing on studies of French slavery and folklore...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2017) 64 (4): 549–550.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Martin Nesvig Indigenous Elites and Creole Identity in Colonial Mexico, 1500–1800 . By Villella Peter B. . ( New York : Cambridge University Press , 2016 . xvii+346 pp., figures, works cited, index . $120.00 cloth.) Copyright 2017 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2017...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2013) 60 (3): 403–417.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Gordon L. Pullar A Creole social group or estate, primarily the offspring of Russian men and Native women, was established in Alaska by the 1821 Russian-American Company charter. The Creoles enjoyed special rights and privileges in Russian America until the United States took over the jurisdiction...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2013) 60 (3): 363–384.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Susan Smith-Peter This article argues that the creation of a creole estate in early nineteenth-century Russian America was motivated by cultural rather than racial concerns. Creoles were the offspring of Russian or indigenous men and native women. An analysis of the earliest known list of creoles...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2013) 60 (3): 419–438.
Published: 01 July 2013
... such communities in northern Siberia, to set the regional context, before characterizing the three study communities as experienced by the authors during fieldwork in the late 1990s. In addition, we will briefly introduce the case of the Alaskan Creoles for comparative purposes, to contrast colonial...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2016) 63 (2): 419–420.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Cary Miller Great Lakes Creoles: A French-Indian Community on the Northern Borderlands, Prairie du Chien, 1750–1860 . By Murphy Lucy Eldersveld . ( New York : Cambridge University Press , 2014 . xvi + 313 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, illustrations, index . $32.99 paper...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2003) 50 (1): 161–189.
Published: 01 January 2003
... frontier in colonial Yucatán, underwent radical change between 1780 and 1830. Political and agrarian upheaval coupled with the increasing production of sugarcane drew Spanish and Creole elites to Tekax, increased local property values, and drove the once majority Maya population into the countryside...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2012) 59 (4): 739–764.
Published: 01 October 2012
... dominant Creole culture. Copyright 2012 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2012 Spanish Men, Indigenous Language, and Informal Interpreters in Postcontact Mexico Martin Nesvig, University of Miami Abstract. In the 1570s the alcalde of Motines (located in the coastal mountains...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2011) 58 (3): 393–419.
Published: 01 July 2011
... board captured slave ships to provide information to British naval officers. Numerous interpreters and translators were Africans or African descendants. Using language skills and knowledge of the Atlantic world, these “Atlantic Creoles” defended personal freedoms and the human rights of others during...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2016) 63 (2): 351–380.
Published: 01 April 2016
... between an Andean woman and a Spanish man, this article suggests how legal archives can reveal indigenous women’s contributions to the history of colonial silver. It also provides an appendix with one hundred cases of indigenous, creole, and Spanish women miners, refiners, and managers in Alto Perú, 1559...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2013) 60 (3): 351–361.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Bay Company, 1670–1870 . Pacific Northwest Quarterly 99 ( 2 ): 73 – 91 . Grinev Andrei 2010 Specificity of the Vertical Social Mobility by the Creole Population of Russian America . Paper presented at the 2010 International Conference on Russian America , Sitka, AK , 18–22 August...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2013) 60 (3): 349–350.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Michael E. Harkin Copyright 2013 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2013 References Anderson Benedict 1991 Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism . Rev. ed. London : Verso . Blumlo Daniel 2012 The Creoles of Russian America...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2017) 64 (4): 547–548.
Published: 01 October 2017
... rights? What was their civic relationship to local indigenous peoples and to creole and mestizo settlers? And how did this long history of interaction influence local alignments in the independence era? In answering these questions for this region, Barry Robinson has written a monograph that will be...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2019) 66 (1): 171–177.
Published: 01 January 2019
... mixed Russian-Native descent (referred to as “Creoles” during the Russian era), who traced their indigenous lineage to the Aleut (Unangan) and Alutiiq country but who had been living in Sitka for decades and whose language and culture by 1867 had become predominantly Russian. For the next thirty years...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2019) 66 (2): 393–394.
Published: 01 April 2019
... hierarchy. Whether of recent African or Caribbean immigrant origin, or of Louisiana Creole, part Native American, or Gullah/Geechee ancestry, Matory sees all of these groups struggling to distinguish themselves from a white-defined, dysfunctional African American “constituent Other”—which is ironically the...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2016) 63 (1): 203–204.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of Bahamas society has not been fully recognized. Instead, the host society—in par- ticular, the white elites and upper-class Creoles—see intraregional migra- tion as a threat to Bahamian society. The immigrants are perceived to be taking over jobs from the natives, sending remittances out of the...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2018) 65 (3): 525–526.
Published: 01 July 2018
... in 1847 as Yucatec Maya sought to claim freedoms from the dominant Creole populations and used a “racial capitalist”–style language (23) to qualify what freedom specifically meant to them—freedom from oppressive taxation. Kazanjian engages with scholars of subaltern studies, as well as Black Marxism...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2015) 62 (2): 403–405.
Published: 01 April 2015
... Amaru and his wife and chief strategist Micaela Bas- tidas put Corregidor Antonio de Arriaga to death on charges of corrup- tion and abuse of his authority, they acted within a context rife with frus- tration and anxiety among Indians but also the middle classes and creoles alike. The breadth of...