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Ethnohistory (1 January 2011) 58 (1): 176–178.
Published: 01 January 2011
... modern workforce. Rather, Usner argues that American Indians have long found ways to adapt and blend the American economic system to their culture. For example, Choctaws around Natchez, Mississippi, served as guides, but also sold food and provisions to the nearby fort and local populace...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2011) 58 (4): 561–583.
Published: 01 October 2011
... Ethnohistory 2011 A Fractured Pochgui: Local Factionalism in Eighteenth- Century Papantla Jake Frederick, Lawrence University Abstract. In August 1787 in Papantla, New Spain, native Totonacs rose in riot. While the captain of militia of a neighboring community described this as a...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2010) 57 (3): 485–486.
Published: 01 July 2010
... engaged in common interests and causes. The essay ably uses a local case to make an argument applicable across contemporary North America. Peter Iverson closes the collection with an essay about American Indian history as a continuing history. It is a fitting end piece to the...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2009) 56 (3): 544–545.
Published: 01 July 2009
... outcome was “bleakly conventional” and mirrored that of other settler societies across the West (55). With the Indians gone, the settlers transformed the lake into a fishery and resort and promoted Utah as a land of lakes. By the mid-twentieth century, however, local histories had already...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2013) 60 (1): 178–179.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Terry Rugeley Poder y gobierno local en México, 1808–1857 . Edited by del Carmen Salinas Sandoval María , Gardida Diana Birrichaga , and Ohmstete Antonio Escobar . ( Zamora : Colegio de Michoacán , 2011 . 424 pp. US $18.00 paper.) Copyright 2013 by American Society for...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2011) 58 (3): 491–523.
Published: 01 July 2011
... identities in the late-colonial era were more flexible, adaptable, and informal than either tribally focused colonial ethnographies or the scholarly literature on identity formation would suggest. Copyright 2011 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2011 Local Responses to the Ethnic Geography of...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2016) 63 (1): 47–70.
Published: 01 January 2016
... – 34 . Aix-en-Provence : Publications de l'Université de Provence . “For the Last Time, Once and for All”: Indians, Violence, and Local Authority in the Colonial City, Zacatecas, Mexico, 1587–1628 Dana Velasco Murillo, University of California, San Diego Abstract. This...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2018) 65 (3): 527–528.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Lisa Sousa The Life Within: Local Indigenous Society in Mexico’s Toluca Valley, 1650–1800 . By Caterina Pizzigoni . ( Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2012 . xiii+324 pp., preface, introduction, maps, tables, glossary, bibliography, index . $65.00 cloth.) Copyright 2018...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2005) 52 (1): 13–27.
Published: 01 January 2005
...John D. Kelly A Weberian approach to globalization can go beyond analyses of local cultural accommodation and resistance to global forces and can illuminate more complex dialogics of local and global ends and means. Max Weber once objected to the portrayal of Christian martyrdom as service to...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2011) 58 (2): 213–227.
Published: 01 April 2011
...-observer. Alternatively, fieldwork in contemporary societies may be contextualized in local history using the methods and sources of the traditional historian. Anthropologists characteristically rely heavily on oral history, narrative, and life history to supplement written documentary records...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2003) 50 (1): 161–189.
Published: 01 January 2003
... frontier in colonial Yucatán, underwent radical change between 1780 and 1830. Political and agrarian upheaval coupled with the increasing production of sugarcane drew Spanish and Creole elites to Tekax, increased local property values, and drove the once majority Maya population into the countryside...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2015) 62 (3): 623–649.
Published: 01 July 2015
... the construction of pastoral Q'eqchi'. In contrast, the evangelization of the Pipil demanded substantial modifications of Mexican Nahuatl doctrinal language. Mutual intelligibility was not the only requisite to persuade and convert the natives. The local organization of speech genres and the indexical...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2016) 63 (1): 143–166.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Indian communities. The St. Joseph Potawatomis, who would form communities in the nineteenth century that would accurately be known as the “Catholic Potawatomis,” raise an interesting case, for at the outbreak of Pontiac's War they quickly attacked the local British garrison, and they periodically raided...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 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 (1 October 2008) 55 (4): 525–552.
Published: 01 October 2008
... mediated these transformations and was reshaped by them. Local gentry worked as cultural and political brokers, joining forces with state officials in remaking Yucatán as a “modern” and “civilized” state through infrastructural improvements and education aimed at transforming largely indigenous, rural...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2013) 60 (3): 385–402.
Published: 01 July 2013
... well as the president of the chamber of commerce, a lieutenant colonel in the territorial militia, the secretary of the local historical society, and so forth. This essay explores the strategies he used to maintain his privileged position within the local Euro-American elite without abandoning his...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2014) 61 (4): 739–759.
Published: 01 October 2014
... “ordinary,” nonrebel caciques engaged in political alliance making on the ground. While traditional renditions of the Caste War represent it as a race war, I show how, for Uicab, strategic rather than racial concerns remained pivotal in shaping political alliance making at the local level. In doing this, I...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2006) 53 (1): 143–172.
Published: 01 January 2006
...James Barber This essay examines the extension of British colonial control across the Lake Rudolf region, investigating the motives for British decisions and the relationships that developed between the colonizers and the local tribes. On both sides there was uncertainty. Among the local peoples...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2008) 55 (2): 251–285.
Published: 01 April 2008
... of various ethnic and splinter groups that tell their own stories of the past in a very different manner though they are within a single community. These distinct and often individualistic memory plots were reworked many times within the primary, local, microcosmic sphere of this community before...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2018) 65 (1): 101–127.
Published: 01 January 2018
... supernatural creatures ( stl’aleqem ). Relying on local oral traditions, regional archaeology, and local ethnographies, the article argues that these specific locations had very ancient roots in Tsleil-Waututh history but were marked in the early contact period with red paint by Tsleil-Waututh ritualists...