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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 117–133.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., literary critics, or others). Using indigenous American media such as the Andean khipu, Moche fine-line painting, and Mesoamerican iconography as a starting and ending point, it proposes a dialogic model of literacy and subsequently a dialogic model of media that constitutes a revision of the traditional...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (4): 709–739.
Published: 01 October 2010
... as primary textual sources from the Postclassic through Colonial periods written in Maya and Spanish, we document the transformation of pre-Hispanic Maya tree symbolism in response to contemporaneous European Christian myth and cosmology. We argue that, though having roots in pre-Hispanic iconography...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2016
... indigenous proclivities to suicide and render Maya people exotic. In an effort to unravel the origins of Ix Tab and the contemporary beliefs about indigenous suicide, we studied the ethnohistoric origins of Ix Tab in Diego de Landa's Relación de las cosas de Yucatán and reviewed iconography from art...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 553–572.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Spanish. Indigenous literacies retreated to the domains of weaving and spirituality. Symbols from both the glyphic writing system and the iconography of precontact textiles gained new interpretations in these media. Copyright 2015 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2015 Maya weaving...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 689–719.
Published: 01 October 2019
... periods. Striking commonalities, as noted, are those that link weaving activities with pregnancy and childbirth. Additionally, objects and iconography related to women and birth—in the form of serpents, umbilical cords, and ropes—tie the act of birth to primordial creation events and highlight...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (4): 696–697.
Published: 01 October 2018
... followed their example. The iconography of indigenous coats of arms incorporated European and Mesoamerican heraldic conventions, creating something altogether new in the colonial period. Indigenous nobles were at times involved in the design, which demonstrated familiarity with Castilian heraldic...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (1): 125–161.
Published: 01 January 2009
...: University of Oklahoma Press. Jansen, Maarten 1988 The Art of Writing in Ancient Mexico: An Ethno-Iconological Perspective. Visible Religion: Annual for Religious Iconography 6 : 86 -113. Kirchhoff, Paul, Lina Oden Güemes, and Luis Reyes García, eds. 1989 Historia Tolteca-Chichimeca . Mexico...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (2): 223–248.
Published: 01 April 2019
... or herself working for Spanish patrons and incorporating the events of the conquest into their new sociocultural realities. In order to render the appearance of the new arrivals, tlacuiloque had to quickly develop new iconographies. The genre itself, of historical picture-making, was nothing new...
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Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (2): 163–195.
Published: 01 April 2022
... above is corroborated by both the images that appear on the right side of Texcoco’s coat of arms and Alva Ixtlilxochitl’s chronicle. As indicated previously, Martínez Baracs ( 2013 : 61–64) suggested that this iconography alludes to the military campaign against Tenochtitlan led by Nezahualcoyotl...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (4): 733–737.
Published: 01 October 2003
...- tive Tres Zapotes in the Tuxtlas area. He suggests that the Olmec cultural shift to the Tuxtlas region coincided with the appearance of iconography highlighting the legitimization of rulership in the face of increasing compe...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (2): 316–317.
Published: 01 April 2017
... and the sustained usage of pre-Columbian iconography, the Uanacaze present themselves as conquerors of the region with a Christian-like ethnic identity. Similarly, the indigenous governor Don Pedro Cuiniarangari, an isleño , presents himself as an intermediary between the Uanacaze and the Spanish colonial...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (2): 445–446.
Published: 01 April 2016
... and their ritual “embodiments.” Her interdisciplinary approach is comprehensive: with a solid grounding in Nahuatl-language etymology and philology, Bassett combines the perspectives of iconography, linguistics, religious studies, and her own ethnographic fieldwork to analyze three fundamental categories...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (1): 211–212.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., gender and power are present in current interpretations of the deep past as they place archaeological interpretations of Etowah’s Rogan plates under the microscope to help us reconsider how we interpret iconography of the Mississippian past today. Dressing the Part is an important new contribution...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (3): 541–570.
Published: 01 July 2016
...-carrying warriors, horned headdresses, scalps displayed on poles, painted or weeping eye trophy heads, and possible bear mask or bear-human transformation motifs. This genre of iconography subsequently appears in the Castle Gardens–style rock art, dating as early as 1250 CE and continuing into the era...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (3): 529–530.
Published: 01 July 2018
... evidence (including from his own excavations), supplemented by epigraphy, iconography, colonial accounts, and ethnographic analogies from throughout the region. Rather than focusing on social inequality, gender, or hierarchy, Scherer is more interested in reconstructing the meanings of Classic Maya...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (3): 442–443.
Published: 01 July 2017
... centuries. Dubcovsky deftly reconstructs how Indians inscribed paths with meaning steeped in diplomacy and kinship, and communicated across the five major language groups of the region through lingua francas, ceremonies and rituals, maps, and iconography. These indigenous networks would later shape...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (3): 471–472.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of Culture and Art, the book focuses explicitly on iconography and its relationship to archaeology. It might have benefited from a concep- tual distinction between the chapters on heavily iconographic explorations and those devoted to more scientific studies. The first two chapters, by venerable...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (3): 472–475.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of Culture and Art, the book focuses explicitly on iconography and its relationship to archaeology. It might have benefited from a concep- tual distinction between the chapters on heavily iconographic explorations and those devoted to more scientific studies. The first two chapters, by venerable...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (3): 475–476.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of Culture and Art, the book focuses explicitly on iconography and its relationship to archaeology. It might have benefited from a concep- tual distinction between the chapters on heavily iconographic explorations and those devoted to more scientific studies. The first two chapters, by venerable...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (3): 476–478.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of Culture and Art, the book focuses explicitly on iconography and its relationship to archaeology. It might have benefited from a concep- tual distinction between the chapters on heavily iconographic explorations and those devoted to more scientific studies. The first two chapters, by venerable...