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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (4): 603–619.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Nancy E. van Deusen Abstract This article is a call to render the rare modicums, odd classifications, and normalization of indigenous slave practices in documents legible and then magnify them and connect them to broader considerations of slavery. Statistical anomalies and unusual stories found...
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 5. Top half of Pickering 2; the writing on Pickering 2 is faded, although still legible. Image by Manuel Medrano, from the collection of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, 21-50-30/F295. More
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Ethnohistory (2024) 71 (2): 295–297.
Published: 01 April 2024
... acquires growing literary and artistic renown in Peru, Laura León Llerena’s English commentary brings welcome emphasis on its text idiosyncrasies. She focuses on “legibility,” by which she means not intrinsic code properties of an alphabetic script but “both the ability to read a particular technique...
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Published: 01 October 2021
Figure 3. The second set of rulers (3a), arriving in consecutive years (partially legible, small blue dates outlined in carbon black ink): 1 Calli to 6 Tochtli. Like the characters in figure 2 , these are read right to left. A tribute rabbit separated by amatl damage is marked with arrows. 3b More
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (3): 351–384.
Published: 01 July 2023
... We began this article with the idea that maps are standardizing tools through which centralized governments impose a simplified view of their landholdings based on legible representations (J. Scott 1998 ). However, while maps can create these top-down representations of “state-space,” the process...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (2): 191–213.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Indigenous peoples as biological, cultural, and political entities, settler states attempt to extinguish possible claims against their own sovereignty. Accompanying the goal of eliminating Indigenous peoples is the need to render Indigenous populations legible for expedited administration and therefore less...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (2): 415–416.
Published: 01 April 2016
...,” features three chapters that showcase the unevenness of colonial processes and relationships. The chapters stretch from the sixteenth century to the twentieth and consider a broad geography in their case studies. Part 2, “Erasure and Legibility,” contains four chapters that examine how colonial genocide...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (1): 183–184.
Published: 01 January 2020
... participating in networks of exchange. Since some microfilmed censuses were “illegible” (83), he should have sought the more legible manuscripts. He notes that the Van Guilders basket makers and peddlers probably “inherited” Mohican wood-split weaving knowledge, but not that the trade was common among...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (1): 201–202.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., and pictures of Mayan hieroglyphic texts are generally accompanied by line drawings to enhance their legibility. These writings represent a primary focus of the book, with a significant part of the introduction providing a thumbnail ref- erence to Maya epigraphy and a detailed account of the information con...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (1): 185–186.
Published: 01 January 2018
... or unintentionally complicated by local conditions and indigenous ideologies, such that Inca adornment of sacred huacas , for example, becomes as critical to the legibility of “textile murals” as the Bourbon repartimiento de mercancías and highland cosmopolitanism, and the bodies of water in scenes of Christ’s...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Figure 5. Top half of Pickering 2; the writing on Pickering 2 is faded, although still legible. Image by Manuel Medrano, from the collection of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, 21-50-30/F295. ...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (2): 227–268.
Published: 01 April 2009
... of the sequence for 1766. His will—dated 15 February 1766—is in the Testaments of Ixil. The notary must have dated it after Tec died (or perhaps the date of the death record was 17 February). On a previous page, there is a reference to a Phelipe Coba; the date is not legible, but a man...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (3): 445–466.
Published: 01 July 2014
... legibility—the quality that enables the “reading” and under- standing of society and individuals—as a core requirement of states. Legi- bility allows states to extract taxes, labor, and resources from subject popu- lations as well as to provide services. But the state’s demands for centralized...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (2): 223–228.
Published: 01 April 2014
... aspect to make them legible to regional authorities. “While painters controlled geographic and pictorial knowledge as well as the tools needed to make maps,” he notes, “scribes and officials helped define their content to fit Spanish legal -prin ciples.” These characteristics contributed...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (3): 505–536.
Published: 01 July 2013
... forms, and endeavored to use them to establish political and territorial recognition and to maintain autonomous cultural practices that articulated with but were independent of the government of the United States. Legibility—On Seeing and Being Seen The investigation of the origins and early...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (2): 247–267.
Published: 01 April 2020
... [ Ara poru ] taken from those damaged by the unrepaired leaks, twenty were legible and the rest are useless, and of these some have been taken that were somewhat legible, which have been distributed among the Indians of this town so they can benefit from them for their spiritual good and as a reward...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (4): 455–491.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Figure 3. The second set of rulers (3a), arriving in consecutive years (partially legible, small blue dates outlined in carbon black ink): 1 Calli to 6 Tochtli. Like the characters in figure 2 , these are read right to left. A tribute rabbit separated by amatl damage is marked with arrows. 3b...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (2): 153–165.
Published: 01 April 2023
... that predate the colonial order. They do so brandishing old, stamped papers whereby colonial authorities acknowledged those rights and, in doing so, made them visible and legible in terms of the colonizers’ legal order. The colonial records that Indigenous litigants retrieved and assembled as resguardo...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (3): 509–546.
Published: 01 July 2007
.... The genius of eloquence bursts the swathing bands of custom, and the Indian stands forth accessible, natural, and legible. We commune with him, listen to his complaints, understand, appreciate, and even feel his injuries. (Indian Eloquence 1986 [1836]: 4–5; cf. Sorber 1972: 229...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (3): 497–518.
Published: 01 July 2016
... was the narration of the conflicts as crises, as breaks that required white-mestizo Ecuadorians to assess the course their nation had taken and reinvigorate mestizo citizenship. Begoña Aretxaga ( 2003 : 397, 404) notes that such insider-outsiders, by making particular bodies legible in public discourse while...