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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 January 2010
... . Pp. 52 -101. Trumbull, James Hammond 1903 Natick Dictionary. Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 25 . Washington, DC: Government Printing Office. The Pragmatics of Language Learning: Graphic Pluralism on Martha’s Vineyard, 1660–1720 Kathleen J. Bragdon, The College of William...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 87–116.
Published: 01 January 2010
... both styles of writing, the colonial Maya elite created a system of graphic pluralism that enabled the Maya nobility to better defend their elite interests in a manner consistent with both pre-Columbian and colonial forms of writing, address, religion, and government administration. American Society...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 135–164.
Published: 01 January 2010
... in the Sixteenth Century . K. J. Andrien and Rolena Adorno, eds. Pp. 151 -202. Berkeley: University of California Press. Numeral Graphic Pluralism in the Colonial Andes Gary Urton, Harvard University Abstract. What was the meaning, for Inca record keepers, of the knotted cord con- structions...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 175–182.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Margaret Bender Graphic representation is linked to meaning at a number of levels, among them those of orthographic system, text, and individual character. This essay explores the range of possible meanings of “the graphic” at these different levels, particularly in terms of political economy...
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Published: 01 July 2019
Figure 1a. Possible graphic rendering of the couplet atoyatl tepexitl . Florentine Codex Book 6, Ms. Med. Palat. 219, c. 27r. Courtesy of Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana in Florence. More
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Published: 01 July 2019
Figure 1b. Possible graphic rendering of the couplet atoyatl tepexitl . Florentine Codex Book 4, Ms. Med. Palat. 218, c. 256v. Courtesy of Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana in Florence. More
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Published: 01 July 2019
Figure 2a. Graphic similarities in representing the interior of the earth; Codex Borgia pl. 63. Drawing by the author. More
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Published: 01 July 2019
Figure 2b. Graphic similarities in representing the night sky and the darkness; Codex Borgia pl. 27. Drawing by the author. More
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (4): 455–491.
Published: 01 October 2021
... graphic communication system. Its portrayal of changes to different ways of life over the centuries reveals an interplay of an oral gathering and hunting culture with a settled society, recording the Chichimec experience and their own way of life with their combined oral and graphic system. Elements...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (4): 585–611.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Lori Boornazian Diel The Manuscrito del aperreamiento ( Manuscript of the Dogging ), from Cholula ca. 1560, presents a graphic image of a dog attacking a bound indigenous priest. Certainly appalling to modern viewers, the work is often seen as an indictment against the Spaniards pictured...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Kevin Terraciano A sixteenth-century manuscript known as the Florentine Codex is an outstanding example of graphic pluralism in early colonial Mexico. The codex consists of twelve books on many aspects of Nahua culture and language, presented in parallel columns of Nahuatl- and Castilian-language...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 651–674.
Published: 01 July 2015
... the New Philology and on recent trends in missionary linguistics, this article explores the distinctive characteristics of alphabetic writing, which was a potent force in reshaping Maya communicative practices. I argue that the flexibility, portability, and universal applicability of the graphic alphabet...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (2): 253–275.
Published: 01 April 2014
... the mapmaker's graphic commentary on the viceregal capital. In particular, it studies how a narrative figure's corporeal expressions and optic interest presented the city for examination. A formal analysis of the map suggests that the city's traza (urban plan) was not spatially unitary, a point under-scored...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (2): 211–237.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Elizabeth Hill Boone This essay argues for the study of histories that are executed in graphic registers other than alphabetic writing, specifically histories that are painted, knotted, and threaded. As the products of the recording systems of the indigenous people themselves, they are inherently...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., genealogical drawings, models of terrain, emblematic insig- nia, tribute tallies, colonial syllabograms, and the like form a very large part of humanity’s graphic practice? Shouldn’t anthropological common sense tell us that all kinds of inscription, not just “true writing,” make parts of a culture...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 469–495.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and Semiotics of Graphic Pluralism in the Americas . Ethnohistory 57 ( 1 ): 175 – 82 . Benzoni Girolamo 1565 La historia del mondo nvovo di M. Girolamo Benzoni Milanese, e mari nuouamente rotrouati, e delle nuoue città da lui proprio vedute, per acqua e per terra in quattordecci anni . Venice...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 573–595.
Published: 01 July 2015
... 19 : 59 – 88 . Bender Margaret 2002 Signs of Cherokee Culture: Sequoyah's Syllabary in Eastern Cherokee Life . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press . 2010 Reflections on What Writing Means, beyond What It “Says”: The Political Economy and Semiotics of Graphic...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (3): 489–513.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Figure 1a. Possible graphic rendering of the couplet atoyatl tepexitl . Florentine Codex Book 6, Ms. Med. Palat. 219, c. 27r. Courtesy of Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana in Florence. ...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (2): 229–251.
Published: 01 April 2014
.... Archivo General de Indias, Mapas y Planos, Santo Domingo, 22 that maps are not solely conventional documents, nor were all mapmakers trained in the same ways: both choice and local circumstance shaped carto- graphic forms. Nevertheless, comparison of the two paintings points to an overall effect...
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Published: 01 July 2023
as they were on the original map. We also incorporated each town’s affiliation per repartimiento and a graphic depiction of the altitude changes from west to east. More