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Published: 01 April 2018
Figure 6. “un pedaso de tiera de labor me dejo mi padresito . . . ” From the 1817 testament of Ascencia Pascuala, by escribano Juan Máximo Mexía. Agricultural land owned by the testator and left to heirs is nearly universally called tierra de labor , land for maize cultivation. This corresponds More
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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 October 2008) 55 (4): 697–701.
Published: 01 October 2008
... consistently emphasizes similarities among the states (and territories) and effectively obscures the very localism she labored to reveal. Rosen offers an excellent catalog of state and territorial discourse and actions in the realm of Indian affairs but without developing an analytical...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2016) 63 (1): 185–186.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Cameron Shriver Seasons of Change: Labor, Treaty Rights, and Ojibwe Nationhood . By Norrgard Chantal . ( Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2014 . First Peoples: New Directions in Indigenous Studies Series . ix + 201 pp., acknowledgments, appendix, endnotes...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2011) 58 (1): 184–186.
Published: 01 January 2011
... M’Closkey’s Swept under the Rug: A Hid- den History of Navajo Weaving examines the consequences of the Ameri- can market economy for Navajo weavers and the exploitative practices of white traders who have benefited enormously from Navajo non-waged labor while Navajos remain impoverished...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2013) 60 (4): 663–692.
Published: 01 October 2013
... the chronic labor problems that had plagued the former colony since its formation. Interdisciplinary research at the Hacienda San Miguel Acocotla and in its associated descendant communities offers a case study of some of the tactics that may have been used to control agrarian workers during the...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2001) 48 (1-2): 373–375.
Published: 01 April 2001
... of honor in reconquest Spain and its transfer to Span- ish America. Burkholder analyzes how concerns specific to New World experiences, such as race, the religious conversion of indigenous peoples, and new contexts for labor...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2003) 50 (1): 89–130.
Published: 01 January 2003
... University Press. Land, Labor, and the Chilapa Market: A New Look at the s’ Peasant Wars in Central Guerrero Chris Kyle, University of Alabama, Birmingham 6817 ETHNOHISTORY / 50:1 / sheet 91 of 250...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2017) 64 (4): 541–542.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Alejandra Dubcovsky The Lives in Objects: Native Americans, British Colonists, and Cultures of Labor and Exchange in the Southeast . By Stern Jessica Yirush ( Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2017 . xv+250pp., acknowledgments, appendix, bibliography, index . $29.95...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2013) 60 (2): 295–318.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Autumn Quezada-Grant The great social divide between Spanish-speaking ladinos and non–Spanish-speaking Indians—a long-held division reaching back to Mexico's colonial period around San Cristóbal de Las Casas—fueled distrust and complaints of maltreatment and exploitation of the laboring class of...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2007) 54 (2): 303–335.
Published: 01 April 2007
...R. Alan Covey; Christina M. Elson Yucay was a royal estate in the Inca heartland built by provincial laborers for Huayna Capac, the penultimate ruler. Permanent retainers staffed the estate, maintaining a palace and leisure facilities for the emperor and providing material support for his family...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2015) 62 (4): 707–727.
Published: 01 October 2015
... communities. Less attention has been paid the pre–gold rush period, in which a more complex social and sexual milieu emerged, influenced by the labor and familial relations of the fur trade. In California's Central Valley, white and Native Hawaiian settlers pursued relationships with Plains Miwok– and Valley...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2017) 64 (1): 65–90.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Carolyn Arena Abstract The economy of Barbados benefited both from the labor of Indian captives and from their isolated position away from indigenous zones of conflict and economic competition. The Anglo-Barbadians accessed labor in Guiana, the region between the Orinoco and Amazon Rivers. Barbados...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2016) 63 (2): 381–413.
Published: 01 April 2016
... with an analysis of the way in which military service intersected with other forms of coerced labor among nonelite Philippine indios . An understanding of pre-Hispanic cultures of warfare and debt servitude helps make the case that many indigenous soldiers were pushed into military service as a way of...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2004) 51 (1): 101–135.
Published: 01 January 2004
... city of Tomebamba in Ecuador, while their movement was a major public demonstration of state control over labor. Power in Stone: The Long-Distance Movement of Building Blocks in the Inca Empire Dennis Ogburn, University of California, Berkeley Abstract. This article analyzes the objectives...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2011) 58 (3): 491–523.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Timothy Parsons In an effort to generate labor, protect European settler interests, and rationalize administration, the Kenyan imperial regime sought to impose a new ethnic geography on the African majority that confined communities to specific “native reserves” based on their supposed ethnicity...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2014) 61 (3): 391–418.
Published: 01 July 2014
... primarily seized captives to use them as laborers. A premeditated intention to capture enemies for adoption was seldom (if ever) the primary motivation for Comanche raids, which were fundamentally aimed at obtaining horses. These findings raise critical questions concerning widely accepted interpretations...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2014) 61 (4): 739–759.
Published: 01 October 2014
... exploitation of indigenous labor. Copyright 2014 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2014 Crossing Over: Caciques, Indigenous Politics, and the Vecino World in Caste War Yucatán Rajeshwari Dutt, Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi Abstract. In this article I delve into the life story of one...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2015) 62 (2): 309–331.
Published: 01 April 2015
... rarely attributed them to supernatural punishment, a salient idea in both indigenous and Christian religions. Rather, their responses were overwhelmingly secular and critical of colonial policies (forced labor, strict monogamy, settlement consolidation) or consequent cultural conditions (dietary change...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2003) 50 (1): 69–88.
Published: 01 January 2003
... export work, of control of labor. American Society for Ethnohistory 2003 Berdan, Frances F., Richard Blanton, Elizabeth Hill Boone, Mary G. Hodge, Michael E. Smith, and Emily Umberger 1996 Aztec Imperial Strategies . Washington, dc: Dumbarton Oaks. Chevalier, François 1963 Land and...