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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 2018
... constitute a gloss on the social organization of the population identified in the revisit document. It is suggested that the names of the tributaries may be signed by color coding in the khipus. Copyright 2018 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2018 Khipu (quipu) Peru decipherment writing...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (3): 437–464.
Published: 01 July 2019
...José Carlos de la Puente Abstract Despite the critical advances toward khipu decipherment, the specific ways in which Andean khipu masters captured and organized the course of time in their cords, in the form of ages, dates, chronologies, and calendric intervals and cycles, remains obscure. This...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 439–441.
Published: 01 April 2006
....) 2006 Hofling, Charles A. 2004 Review of New Catalog of Maya Hieroglyphs, by Martha Macri and Matthew Looper. International Journal of American Linguistics 70 : 223 -24. Houston, Stephen D., Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos, and David Stuart, eds. 2001 The Decipherment of Ancient Maya...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 442–443.
Published: 01 April 2006
...). Such practice falls below current standards of evidence for the decipherment of logographs (see Houston et al. 2001: 7–10), the vast majority of which have but one reading, regardless of geographic region or time period. For instance, that the OTOOT ‘‘house’’ logograph substitutes only with yo-to...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (3): 467–470.
Published: 01 July 2010
... merely an expression of the “essential structure of culture” (8). Monographic in scale and beautifully illustrated, To Be Like Gods is remarkably thorough. The body of the book begins with an analysis of the textual evidence left by the Maya, providing a summary of decipherment history. Given...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (2): 429–433.
Published: 01 April 2004
... Negras. Her discover- ies in the field of epigraphy led in large part to the decipherments that have opened up a vast wealth of indigenous history, completely changing our understanding of pre-Columbian Maya society. Yet Solomon’s work is enjoyable and insightful because it is surprisingly personal...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (4): 793–804.
Published: 01 October 2014
... questions such as why the book is needed and what some of the major con- troversies in the field include, and gives a brief history of pre-­Hispanic Maya culture and an overview of the history of Maya hieroglyphic decipherment. Chapter 1 considers the nature of the script, with an emphasis on reading...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2010
... World’s greatest contribution to grammatology, the decipherment of Maya glyphs—a true phonographic system, with other components adjoined—is no longer only a study of the “classic” Maya age. Archaeological finds such as the “Cascajal block” (Rodríguez Martínez et al. 2006) have begun to...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (2): 450–453.
Published: 01 April 2004
... deploys vowels and conso- nants. This is a necessary argument for Baudez. It allows him to disallow firm decipherments, such as David Stuart’s of the witz or ‘‘hill’’ sign, that would dismiss large portions of Baudez’s discussion of ‘‘cauac monsters’’ and the like. It is also necessary because Baudez...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (2): 453–454.
Published: 01 April 2004
... him to disallow firm decipherments, such as David Stuart’s of the witz or ‘‘hill’’ sign, that would dismiss large portions of Baudez’s discussion of ‘‘cauac monsters’’ and the like. It is also necessary because Baudez can then pass in silence over the multiple references to k’uh or ‘‘gods’’ in the...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (4): 681–713.
Published: 01 October 2014
... Chinchilla Stuart David 2001 The Decipherment of Ancient Maya Writing . Norman : University of Oklahoma Press . Hurtado Cen Araceli Bastida Aleida Cetina Tiesler Vera Folan William J. 2007 Sacred Spaces and Human Funerary and Nonfunerary Placements in Champotón, Campeche...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 243–245.
Published: 01 January 2006
... decipherment, geographical data, and even ethnographic com- mentary, Glassman succeeds in providing an engaging context for both reading Stephens’s books and learning more about Mesoamerica. Glass- man himself affirms that his book does not aim to replace the experience of reading Stephens’s prose. In fact...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 245–246.
Published: 01 January 2006
... decipherment, geographical data, and even ethnographic com- mentary, Glassman succeeds in providing an engaging context for both reading Stephens’s books and learning more about Mesoamerica. Glass- man himself affirms that his book does not aim to replace the experience of reading Stephens’s prose. In fact...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 246–248.
Published: 01 January 2006
... (past and present), biographical information, the history of Maya studies and decipherment, geographical data, and even ethnographic com- mentary, Glassman succeeds in providing an engaging context for both reading Stephens’s books and learning more about Mesoamerica. Glass- man himself affirms that...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 248–251.
Published: 01 January 2006
... (past and present), biographical information, the history of Maya studies and decipherment, geographical data, and even ethnographic com- mentary, Glassman succeeds in providing an engaging context for both reading Stephens’s books and learning more about Mesoamerica. Glass- man himself affirms that...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 251–253.
Published: 01 January 2006
... decipherment, geographical data, and even ethnographic com- mentary, Glassman succeeds in providing an engaging context for both reading Stephens’s books and learning more about Mesoamerica. Glass- man himself affirms that his book does not aim to replace the experience of reading Stephens’s prose. In fact...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 253–255.
Published: 01 January 2006
... (past and present), biographical information, the history of Maya studies and decipherment, geographical data, and even ethnographic com- mentary, Glassman succeeds in providing an engaging context for both reading Stephens’s books and learning more about Mesoamerica. Glass- man himself affirms that...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 256–258.
Published: 01 January 2006
... (past and present), biographical information, the history of Maya studies and decipherment, geographical data, and even ethnographic com- mentary, Glassman succeeds in providing an engaging context for both reading Stephens’s books and learning more about Mesoamerica. Glass- man himself affirms that...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (2): 445–448.
Published: 01 April 2004
... own alphabet deploys vowels and conso- nants. This is a necessary argument for Baudez. It allows him to disallow firm decipherments, such as David Stuart’s of the witz or ‘‘hill’’ sign, that would dismiss large portions of Baudez’s discussion of ‘‘cauac monsters’’ and the like. It is also necessary...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (2): 448–450.
Published: 01 April 2004
... own alphabet deploys vowels and conso- nants. This is a necessary argument for Baudez. It allows him to disallow firm decipherments, such as David Stuart’s of the witz or ‘‘hill’’ sign, that would dismiss large portions of Baudez’s discussion of ‘‘cauac monsters’’ and the like. It is also necessary...