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Ethnohistory (1 July 2016) 63 (3): 579–580.
Published: 01 July 2016
...David L. Preston Setting All the Captives Free: Capture, Adjustment, and Recollection in Allegheny Country . By Steele Ian K. . ( Montreal : McGill-Queen’s University Press , 2013 . xvi+688 pp., illustrations, maps, tables, introduction, appendix, notes, index . $39.95 cloth...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2015) 62 (2): 285–308.
Published: 01 April 2015
... indios (Indians) displaced from Mexico to Castile, they experienced the transition from freedom to bondage in unique ways. Because the New Laws (1542) stated that, in principle, indios could be free in Spanish territories, all three initiated lawsuits before the tribunals of the House of Trade or the...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2007) 54 (2): 245–272.
Published: 01 April 2007
... tell about travel from the Pantanal west to the Inca frontier to raid or trade for metals and to free captives taken on previous trips. Those who have suggested that the “Land-without-Evil” explains the dispersal of Guaraní speakers to the foothills and lowlands just east of the Andes adhere to the...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2011) 58 (4): 653–682.
Published: 01 October 2011
... documentation. The Lienzo of Analco communicates the story of the conquest in an area far removed from pre-Hispanic Mesoamerican power centers from the perspective of lesser or “forgotten” allies of the Spanish conquerors: naborías (native people in the service of Spaniards, who were neither slave nor free...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2002) 49 (2): 227–257.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Kongo-Angolan system. The discussion contributes to the growing body of literature on African-American naming patterns among slave, maroon, and free communities, and it sheds light on the cultural backgrounds of the former slaves who came together in Florida to become the Black Seminoles. American...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2015) 62 (2): 361–384.
Published: 01 April 2015
... corporations through commerce in indigenous agricultural products. Copyright 2015 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2015 Urban slavery Afro-indigenous manumission confraternity free-colored militia From Chains to Chiles: An Elite Afro-­Indigenous Couple in Colonial Mexico, 1641–1688...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2017) 64 (1): 141–143.
Published: 01 January 2017
... elsewhere in Caribbean slave societies, Spanish Florida had an established free black caste. When the legislature of the new US territory set about imposing the two-caste model of the Old South, black slave and free white, Kingsley authored A Treatise on the Patriarchal, or Co-operative System of Society...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2017) 64 (2): 303–304.
Published: 01 April 2017
... is particularly welcome. Young’s book is divided into three parts. Part 1, “Coolies and Contracts, 1847–1874,” focuses on the era before Chinese exclusion and, concurring with the work of Moon-Ho Jung, blurs the distinction between coolie and free-labor migration regimes, including the credit...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2018) 65 (3): 525–526.
Published: 01 July 2018
... daunting. The year 1847 does find both Liberia and the Yucatán in complex historical moments that warrant pause and consideration from a new perspective. However, the reader may find it hard to square the author’s drawing of similarities between the settler population of ex-slaves and free blacks in...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2015) 62 (1): 187–188.
Published: 01 January 2015
... that justified the enslavement and exploitation of black men’s and women’s bodies, labor, and reproduction” (4). For Krauthamer, racial chattel slavery demonstrates native acceptance of racial ideologies of black inferiority and shows that racial identification and status—slave­ or free...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2017) 64 (1): 19–40.
Published: 01 January 2017
... days of his youth. However, Philip died before he could set the Natives of Chile free and discharge his royal conscience. 14 Fortunately, he was not alone. Mariana, the king’s wife and niece, was thirty years younger, every bit as pious as her deceased husband, and a great deal more determined...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2003) 50 (4): 758–761.
Published: 01 October 2003
... the multifaceted lives of Costa Rica’s free-colored population, including its tribute responsibilities and its involvement in the militias, con- fraternities, and artisan professions and in the arena of domestic service. The...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2011) 58 (3): 393–419.
Published: 01 July 2011
... enslaved or a free person. To be an Atlantic Creole suggested a capacity to resist oppression by using knowledge of the Atlantic world as much as it implied a racial designation or geographic place where one resided. An Atlantic Creole of the British Empire is to be distinguished from creoles...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2016) 63 (2): 327–350.
Published: 01 April 2016
... Day of Afro-descendancy. That day had been so named because on the same day in 1795 a group of about four hundred rebels—free blacks, slaves, and a few indigenous people—rose up and followed Chirino to the city of Coro, where they planned to deliver their demands directly to the local government...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2008) 55 (3): 491–496.
Published: 01 July 2008
... he complained, causing him to lose an eye. The courtroom was clearly a public arena for struggle over issues of family life and sexuality. Mid-nineteenth-century liberalism in Latin America meant glorifying free markets and their modernizing character, a painfully familiar discourse...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2018) 65 (1): 175–176.
Published: 01 January 2018
... framing of the Portuguese Empire centers on the power of elites, with minimal attention devoted to the vast majority of free and unfree commoners that the Portuguese ruled in their vast and sprawling global empire. In this sense, the social networks that interest Myrup mostly involve governors, merchants...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2018) 65 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 January 2018
... by historians. Indian labor was imported, especially from the populous regions of the central plateau and Michoacán. To persuade workers to come, indigenous migrants in Zacatecas were exempted from tribute and forced labor drafts, and free wage labor quickly became the mainstay of the economy. Many...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2018) 65 (2): 326–327.
Published: 01 April 2018
... the nature of labor and markets to be the least compelling part of this otherwise brilliant and persuasive book. The processes of commodification and their impact on the self as a source of labor and value have been explored in a variety of forms, from the emergence of the “free agent” in sports to...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2018) 65 (4): 694–695.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Africans who engaged in explicit rejections of the colonial order. Tardieu’s analysis includes discussion of an uprising of newly arrived slaves in 1669 and the constant threat of maroons. Two chapters trace the Spanish-maroon conflict that resulted in the creation of the free-black town of San Lorenzo de...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2019) 66 (2): 391–392.
Published: 01 April 2019
... attribute the worst to Native people, but it reminds historians that not everyone has broken free from these stereotypes. ...