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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (1): 216–217.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Robert Aldrich Edited by Pete Sigal. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. viii +223 pp., introduction, index. $50.00 cloth, $20.00 paper.) 2004 216 Book Reviews Infamous Desire: Male Homosexuality in Colonial Latin America...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (3): 355–382.
Published: 01 July 2020
.... Distribution map of golden eagle ( Aquila chrysaetos ). Shape file courtesy of NatureServe. Figure 2c. Distribution map of golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos). Shape file courtesy of NatureServe. These incredibly beautiful members of the trogon family are well known for the male’s long, shimmering...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (1): 35–67.
Published: 01 January 2007
... further demonstrates how Spaniards conceptualized sodomy in the highly gendered terms of activity and passivity that suggested domination and submission, and how this model of male-male sexual relations is inadequate and problematic for understanding historical realities. American Society...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (3): 489–533.
Published: 01 July 2004
...Ana Mariella Bacigalupo Spanish and criollo soldiers in what is now Chile viewed colonial Mapuche and especially male shamans ( machi weye ) as perverse sodomites engaged in devil worship. I analyze the gender identities of male and female machi in the colonial period by considering ethnic, gender...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (1): 119–143.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Michael Taylor In the creation and use of ethnicized sports team mascots such as those based on notions of the constructed idealized Indianness of Native Americans, white male identity is coupled to their use and presentation. From historical to contemporary contexts of such use, the body...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (1): 9–34.
Published: 01 January 2007
..., and gender inversions in Nahua society at the time of the Spanish conquest. The methodology used combines close narrative analysis with intellectual genealogy. The author argues that decoding the texts in this way allows us to uncover a cross-dressing male who engaged in “passive” homosexual acts and had...
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Ethnohistory (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 (2008) 55 (4): 579–607.
Published: 01 October 2008
... for their own rights. Even though the state's structures were based on patriarchal and racist notions of authority, they offered Mayan women considerable space to contest male, ladino, and elite power. American Society for Ethnohistory 2008 “Hard Working, Orderly Little Women”: Mayan Vendors...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (3): 441–463.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Edward Anthony Polanco Abstract Since the sixteenth century, Central Mexican tiçiyotl (Nahua healing knowledge) has been portrayed as a male-dominated system akin to Western medicine. This has made Nahua women invisible in broader discussions of tiçiyotl. Though the historiography acknowledges...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (2): 297–322.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of decline and indicates escribanos, indigenous male officials, acknowledged and fostered women’s status and autonomy. 44 Identifying local indigenous sources becomes an important issue once escribanos transition to colonial languages. 45 Kellogg 1997 ; Burkhart 1997 ; Sousa 1997 ; Spores 1997...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (1): 75–99.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of the late eighteenth century. It is argued that in this overwhelmingly male environment, the gendering of daily practices such as foodways and use of space worked in complex, dynamic ways and at multiple levels along lines of rank, experience, and, to some extent, ethnicity. Differing masculine ideals...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (1): 29–65.
Published: 01 January 2000
..., relationships with sky deities, and a long history of contact with the kingdom of Sailolof, a tributary principality of the North Moluccan sultanate of Tidore. By analyzing the present-day Imyan fear of a growing divide between heaven and earth, this article shows how male Imyans reconcile their current...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (1): 129–157.
Published: 01 January 2007
... as an unspeakable sin and figuratively referred to male same-sex relations, particularly to sodomy (sodomía), understood as anal penetration.1 Both of the men had their pants pulled down, Herrera testified, and the man on top had covered the one below with his cloak (capa). Herrera did not dare get any...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (2): 303–335.
Published: 01 April 2007
... had been constructed for it (Betancur Col- lection, vol. 7, fols. 283v–84). Female ritual specialists (mamakuna) were assigned to the mummy, and a special contingent of retainers and male ritual specialists presented the mummy with food and drink and carried it in a litter to important...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (1): 159–176.
Published: 01 January 2007
... of sexuality, worked to legitimize medicine’s authority, and his own as a medical practitioner, to judge cases of sexual ambiguity. In the process, the medical description of Aguilar and her anatomy became a way to circulate explicit information about male and female genitalia...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (1): 177–186.
Published: 01 January 2007
... male-male sexual relations. For this reason, he suggests, indigenous sexuality remained distinct from the highly gendered ways that Spaniards conceptualized sodomy. His research also finds evidence of a sodomitical culture that seemed generally tolerated by local society. Tortorici, like...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (4): 811–816.
Published: 01 October 2004
... is. Differentiating male from female does not tell us who holds power and authority and how power and the right and ability to use it might be perceived by others. Also concerned with power, status, and authority, Mesoamerican archaeologists contributing articles include Elizabeth Brumfiel, Rosemary A. Joyce...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (4): 817–823.
Published: 01 October 2004
... Featured Reviews of labor, ceremonies, and positions of authority. ‘‘Reading’’ gender off of the seemingly realistic images of the Recuay pottery, she warns, appears simpler than it actually is. Differentiating male from female does not tell us who holds power and authority and how power and the right...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (4): 689–726.
Published: 01 October 2005
... of theyearmencametothemfromtheislandofCaribandthatifthey [the women] gave birth to a boy they sent him to the men’s island and if to a girl they let her stay with them’’ (152). Thus, the island of Matininó became the first abode of the amazons in the New World, with their male canni- balpartnerslivingontheneighboringislandofCarib.Columbus’saccount...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 281–329.
Published: 01 April 2006
.... Correctly casting the English hostility toward male Indian gender roles as ethnocentric bias, such work takes special pains to stress the comparative egalitarianism of Native American gender relations. Despite these schol- arly insights, there remains a paucity of work that considers how mascu- linity...