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Ethnohistory (1 October 2004) 51 (4): 677–700.
Published: 01 October 2004
...Carolyn Podruchny American Society for Ethnohistory 2004 Werewolves and Windigos: Narratives of Cannibal Monsters in French-Canadian Voyageur Oral Tradition Carolyn Podruchny, York University While traveling around Lake Superior in the 1850s, German explorer Jo- hann Georg Kohl...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2018) 65 (4): 597–620.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Silvia Espelt-Bombin Abstract This article focuses on the geographical space between the Amazon delta and the Maroni River (nowadays Brazilian Amapá and French Guiana) in 1600–1730. An imperial frontier between France and Portugal South American possessions, it has been conceptualized as a refuge...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2015) 62 (1): 193–194.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Adam Stueck Nobility Lost: French and Canadian Martial Cultures, Indians, and the End of New France . By Crouch Christian Ayne . ( Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press , 2014 . xii + 190 pp., acknowledgments, notes, index .) Copyright 2015 by American Society for Ethnohistory...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2015) 62 (2): 391–392.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Jacob F. Lee The Catholic Calumet: Colonial Conversions in French and Indian North America . By Leavelle Tracy Neal . ( Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2012 . 255 pp., acknowledgments, illustrations, appendix, notes, index . $39.95 cloth, $39.95 e-book...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2013) 60 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Andrew Sturtevant In 1738, the Hurons and Odawas living at the French post of Détroit clashed violently. This episode testifies to the two neighbors' complicated relationship, which had long vacillated between close alliance and cooperation, on one hand, and entrenched resentment and competition on...
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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 April 2016) 63 (2): 421–422.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Elizabeth Ellis Natchez Country: Indians, Colonists, and the Landscapes of Race in French Louisiana . By Milne George Edward . ( Athens : University of Georgia Press , 2015 . xv + 312 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, figures, index . $26.95 paper.) Copyright 2016 by American...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2019) 66 (2): 401–402.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Brigittine M. French Who Counts?: The Mathematics of Death and Life after Genocide . By Diane M. Nelson . ( Durham : Duke University Press , 2015 . xi +307 pp., preface, notes, references, index. $25.95 paperback.) Copyright 2019 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2019 In...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 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 a...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2007) 54 (4): 639–668.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Michael Witgen This article examines the social construction of space and identity in the Great Lakes and the western interior of North America. Through analysis of documentary evidence it contrasts the discursive practices of the French empire, which established claims of discovery and possession...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2001) 48 (1-2): 87–121.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Jeffrey C. Kaufmann Diverse attitudes toward Malagasy prickly pear cactus demonstrate that French colonialism was not a single cohesive strategy but was marked by contradictions and struggles. Struggles among groups of colonizers included not only the control of cactus but also its appropriateness...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2001) 48 (3): 473–494.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Dave D. Davis Throughout the twentieth century, anthropologists and historians have regarded the Houma Indians of southern Louisiana as the descendants of the Houma Indians encountered along the Mississippi River by French explorers and settlers in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Oral...
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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 April 2010) 57 (2): 201–223.
Published: 01 April 2010
... discusses the unusual voice Haudenosaunee women had in governance. It then observes significant freedom of speech and action among their French and Dutch colonial neighbors. The article investigates the blending of those voices as colonial women colluded with the Haudenosaunee to seal bargains in the...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2004) 51 (2): 257–291.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Alan Passes The article focuses on the process of naoné —nationhood—of the Palikur, a Native American people of northern Brazil and southern French Guiana, from 1500 onward. It is described how, in counteraction to colonial expansion, a corpus of preexisting clans combined with diverse other...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2005) 52 (2): 407–435.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Genese Sodikoff This article centers on labor in Madagascar and the ways in which colonial labor regimes have shaped forest conservation efforts. During the interwar period, the French colonial state launched two initiatives: it reinvigorated forest conservation measures and it conscripted male...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2012) 59 (1): 79–107.
Published: 01 January 2012
... economic interests of European colonizers since 1492. Beginning with the first voyages of Columbus, the Carib were portrayed as warlike cannibals who raided the “peaceful” natives of the Greater Antilles. Carib-French contacts in the seventeenth century recorded origin myths and linguistic evidence that...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2018) 65 (3): 349–371.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Susan Sleeper-Smith Abstract In the eighteenth-century western Great Lakes, the French and British established forts to guard a highly profitable fur trade. Places like Fort Michilimackinac became synonymous with the fur trade. In warmer regions an equally profitable Indian-controlled fur trade...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2006) 53 (4): 657–687.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Ian Steele The Ohio Shawnee reversed the trend of their diplomacy in going to war with the British colonies in 1754. This move has been misunderstood as general resentment against settler encroachment and/or an opportunistic acceptance of French incentives. The clear trigger was the imprisonment in...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2000) 47 (2): 333–368.
Published: 01 April 2000
...Jean Michaud This article provides an overview of the recent interactions between the highlanders of northern Vietnamand the successive powers that controlled the state between 1802 and 1975: Imperial Vietnam until 1883, the French colonial state until 1954, and the Democratic Republic of Vietnam...