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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (2): 343–344.
Published: 01 April 2017
... to the history of early America. No group was able to use food to flex its power more effectively than the American Indians, and revealing their dominant role is the biggest payoff of the book. In early America “the threat of hunger and the inability to impose English claims to authority on native groups...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (2): 425–426.
Published: 01 April 2016
... on the trade by utilizing more ethnographic research. For instance, A. Irving Hallowell ( 1955 : 102–5) noted sixty years ago that the Ojibway and Cree were motivated to provide food to strangers not only to extend mutual obligations but also to allay the practice of unknown and potentially malignant spells...
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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 (2010) 57 (2): 183–199.
Published: 01 April 2010
... that are experimenting with new community gardens and other innovative responses to rapid ecological, climatic, and socioeconomic change. American Society for Ethnohistory 2010 Outpost Gardening in Interior Alaska: Food System Innovation and the Alaska Native Gardens of the 1930s through the 1970s Philip...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (3): 389–414.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Shannon Lee Dawdy Using new archaeological data and colonial narratives, I reconstruct the menu of French colonial Louisiana with the aim of showing how the sensual and social experience of eating relates to the political rationalities of colonialism. In Louisiana, food practices enunciated...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (1): 217–218.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Jennifer Siegler Sacred Consumption: Food and Ritual in Aztec Art and Culture . By Elizabeth Morán . ( Austin : University of Texas Press , 2016 . vii+142 pp., acknowledgments, preface, introduction, epilogue, appendix, bibliography, index. $24.95 paper.) Copyright 2019...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (1): 1–35.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Coll Thrush Food is fundamental. As Felipe Fernández-Armesto has written, food “has a good claim to be considered the world's most important subject. It is what matters most to most people for most of the time” ( Near a Thousand Tables: A History of Food [New York, 2002], ix). We are what we eat...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (4): 589–624.
Published: 01 October 2009
..., and Michaelsen 1994; Milliken 1995; Sandos 1991, 1998, 2004). The ecological hypothesis is one of many explanations offered. Advocates of this hypothesis maintain that environmental push factors such as drought, depletion of native food sources by the grazing of livestock, and environmental changes induced...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (2): 237–271.
Published: 01 April 2016
... a trade in foodstuffs is weak and that Comanches employed alternative nutritional strategies, including consuming and storing a wide range of wild plants. Prestige and utilitarian goods such as metal tools and weapons, firearms, and items of personal adornment—not food—were the primary motivation...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (4): 673–687.
Published: 01 October 2005
... are considered within the broader context of the changing cultural uses and meanings of New World food products during European expansion in the Americas. American Society for Ethnohistory 2005 Chocolate, Sex, and Disorderly Women in Late-Seventeenth- and Early-Eighteenth-Century Guatemala Martha Few...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (2): 263–284.
Published: 01 April 2015
... they included an overabundance of wheat flour, sugar, salt, and lard that resulted in diet-related ailments such as diabetes, obesity, and tooth decay; or the amount of food was inadequate, and natives suffered from malnutrition. Using testimonies of early explorers and elderly residents of 1930s Oklahoma who...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (3): 407–427.
Published: 01 July 2021
... traditional foodways in the wake of colonialism. Copyright 2021 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2021 Indigenous corn Oneida Works Progress Administration food sovereignty Corn played a significant and historical role in the lives of many Indigenous people throughout the Americas...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (1): 75–99.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of masculinity is not so very far from those developing throughout the nineteenth century in the St. Lawrence River Valley, where the man, as head of the household, was responsible for putting food on the table (though not of preparing it) through wage or agricultural labor (Takai 2008 : 89). As an example...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (1): 127–148.
Published: 01 January 2020
... such as the maintenance of food supplies and protection of civilians could not be satisfied. These changes cannot be understood as a simple mimicry of the colonizer’s practices. Instead, they involved an important degree of local native agency (Ferris, Harrison, and Wilcox 2014 ; Silliman 2009 ). In this article...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (2): 387–405.
Published: 01 April 2012
... Tsimshian gather in their home villages for a break from food gather- ing and migratory labor. The rapid depletion of the Tsimshian population at Fort Simpson in 1862, while calamitous in many ways, also created opportunities for those who remained. Clah was then thirty-one years old...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (3): 481–501.
Published: 01 July 2020
... to bite humans and other animals, or by creating affective relationships with humans as they sought food, healing, comfort, or escape. The eleven partridges found themselves in Cádiz in early 1770 in part due to Europeans’ long-abiding interest in the avian life of the New World. Starting...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (4): 789–820.
Published: 01 October 2002
... captain) and his party insisted on coming on board the ship. Maguire took the man and his wife to his cabin, where he offered them food and tobacco. In all, about seventy Iñupiats were admitted on deck. Uneasy about the intent...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (1): 81–109.
Published: 01 January 2005
... their property have been elaborated. One such mechanism is pajuku, which could be glossed as transfer.5 In pajuku, non-butubutu members give cooked food (including nut puddings, pork, and bonito), uncooked garden produce (taro, potatoes, and yams), live pigs, purchased food and household goods (rice...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (3): 473–508.
Published: 01 July 2007
... indi- cate that around this time the Kansa made considerable changes in their ecology. Some Kansa, presumably those most destitute, such as the old, sick, and lame, turned to neighboring emigrant tribes and Euro-American settlers for food and goods. In July 1830, for example, William...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (3): 541–568.
Published: 01 July 2012
..., and they hired rowers to deliver maize to the alhóndiga and pósito (granary and storehouse) in Mexico City. Founded in the late 1570s after food short- ages, the alhóndiga was located by a canal Presumably, its location both re¡ected and prolonged a reliance on canoes for the delivery...