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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (3): 452–454.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Peter Jakob Olsen-Harbich Eloquence Embodied is a tour de force of French imperial, linguistic, Indigenous, and diplomatic historical scholarship. The incredible scope of the work, inclusive of two centuries across all the Western Atlantic and France itself, inevitably leads to some errors...
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Ethnohistory (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...
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Ethnohistory (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (2022) 69 (3): 265–285.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Noel E. Smyth Abstract In 1731 a French army in colonial Louisiana enslaved hundreds of Natchez families and shipped them to Saint-Domingue where they mostly disappear from the written records. This article analyzes tantalizing clues about Natchez families and other Native American slaves...
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Ethnohistory (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 (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...
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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 (2022) 69 (2): 223–232.
Published: 01 April 2022
... people in their community Wendake, then referred to as Lorette, a little outside of what is now the city of Quebec. The Wyandot are a closely related people, whose communities at the time of first contact with the French were west of the territory of the Wendat, and close to the southern shores...
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Ethnohistory (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 (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 (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 (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 (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...
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Ethnohistory (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 (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...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (1): 79–107.
Published: 01 January 2012
... and 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...