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Ethnohistory (1 January 2006) 53 (1): 253–255.
Published: 01 January 2006
... Bourbourg, who translated the manuscript from Cakchiquel Maya into French and took it back to Europe, although by the end of the century it had been acquired by the collector-scholar Daniel Brinton, who willed it to the University of Pennsylvania (where it remains). The ninety-six-page manu- script is a...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2008) 55 (4): 633–663.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Walter E. Little This essay discusses how Mayas, and visual images of them as discursively constructed subjects/objects, are located in dictator Jorge Ubico's economic development and modernization policies in the 1930s and 1940s. Ubico's contradictory policies of promoting Maya essentialness in...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2008) 55 (4): 553–578.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Ben Fallaw This political biography explores the ambiguous ethnicity of Bartolomé García Correa (1893-1978), the first person of Maya descent to govern Yucatán since the Spanish Conquest. Son of an upwardly mobile, Maya-speaking, afromestizo middle-class family, García Correa's normal education...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2004) 51 (2): 435–444.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Ueli Hostettler American Society for Ethnohistory 2004 Ethnographic Perspectives in Maya Studies: Trends in Writing about Mayas in Guatemala, Mexico, and Belize Ueli Hostettler, University of Bern, Switzerland La estructura y evolución demográfica de un sistema campesino: La pobla- ción...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2016) 63 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Beatriz M. Reyes-Foster; Rachael Kangas Ix Tab, the ancient Maya suicide goddess, appears in various settings in the contemporary popular culture of Yucatán, Mexico. In a state where the suicide rate is double the Mexican national average, discourses about Ix Tab feed misconceptions about...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2010) 57 (4): 709–739.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Timothy W. Knowlton; Gabrielle Vail During his visit to Nojpeten in 1696, Fray Andrés de Avendaño reported observing the Itzá Maya worshipping a stone column called yax cheel cab (the first tree of the world). Though claiming to recognize the yax cheel cab from depictions in pre-Hispanic Maya...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2011) 58 (2): 293–321.
Published: 01 April 2011
... the mytho-historical content of the better-known indigenous text, the Popol Vuh. Although the títulos were created for territorial disputes and claims to rights before the Spanish legal system, they also represented Maya-K’iche’ responses to colonial domination and reveal how the Maya K’iche...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2018) 65 (1): 25–50.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Prudence M. Rice; Don S. Rice Abstract This article integrates ethnohistorical and archaeological data in examining political continuities or structural equivalencies in the lakes region of central Petén (southern Maya lowlands) between the Late and Terminal Classic periods and the Postclassic and...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2004) 51 (2): 429–433.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Charles Golden American Society for Ethnohistory 2004 Three Visions of the Maya, Three Visions of Mayanists: Maudslay, Proskouriakoff, and Schele Charles Golden, University of Pennsylvania Alfred Maudslay and the Maya: A Biography. By Ian Graham. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2004) 51 (2): 448–450.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Susan Kepecs By Heather McKillop. (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2002. xxii+ 186 pp., notes, bibliography, index, maps, tables. $55.00 cloth.) 2004 Andrews, Anthony P. 1983 Ancient Maya Salt Production and Trade . Tucson: University of Arizona Press. 1998 El comercio Maya...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2003) 50 (4): 745–747.
Published: 01 October 2003
... different worlds and the colonial society spawned by conquest. Royal Courts of the Ancient Maya, vol. 2: Data and Case Studies. Edited by Takeshi Inomata and Stephen D. Houston. (Boulder, co: Westview Press...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2003) 50 (4): 753–758.
Published: 01 October 2003
....) The Life of Our Language: Kaqchikel Maya Maintenance, Shift, and Re- vitalization. By Susan Garzón, R. McKenna Brown, Julia Becker Richards, and Wuqu’ Ajpub’. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1998.) Judith M. Maxwell, Tulane...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2004) 51 (4): 805–809.
Published: 01 October 2004
..., these labels are of interest now. Perhaps with enough analysis and reflection, we can create more nuanced and complicated renditions of human interaction that do not privilege race and tribe over all other possibilities. It will be challenging. Ambivalence and Conquest: Recent Studies of Maya...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2005) 52 (4): 798–799.
Published: 01 October 2005
...: University of Wisconsin Press, 1967). K’axob: Ritual, Work, and Family in an Ancient Maya Village. Edited by Patricia A. McAnany. (Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA, 2004. ix + 467 pp., preface, bibliography, glossary, index, CD. $65.00 cloth.) Traci Ardren, University of Miami...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2005) 52 (4): 800–801.
Published: 01 October 2005
...: University of Wisconsin Press, 1967). K’axob: Ritual, Work, and Family in an Ancient Maya Village. Edited by Patricia A. McAnany. (Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA, 2004. ix + 467 pp., preface, bibliography, glossary, index, CD. $65.00 cloth.) Traci Ardren, University of Miami...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2005) 52 (3): 664–666.
Published: 01 July 2005
... ‘‘the problem of the Classic Maya civilization is not just why it collapsed, but also why it existed at all’’ (86), reminding us that historical explanation hinges as much on chronological reconstruction as on demographic, socioeconomic, and cultural context. His argument for the key role that...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2005) 52 (4): 801–802.
Published: 01 October 2005
...: University of Wisconsin Press, 1967). K’axob: Ritual, Work, and Family in an Ancient Maya Village. Edited by Patricia A. McAnany. (Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA, 2004. ix + 467 pp., preface, bibliography, glossary, index, CD. $65.00 cloth.) Traci Ardren, University of Miami...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2007) 54 (1): 69–127.
Published: 01 January 2007
...John F. Chuchiak, IV Differing from the rapid political, economic, and social conquests, the conquest of indigenous sexuality was often a long and deeply contested arena of indigenous-Spanish encounters. The roots of what can be called the “sexual conquest” of the Yucatec Maya began with the...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2006) 53 (3): 629–630.
Published: 01 July 2006
...J. Kathryn Josserand The Madrid Codex: New Approaches to Understanding an Ancient Maya Manuscript. Edited by Gabrielle Vail and Anthony Aveni. (Boulder: University of Colorado Press, 2004. xviii + 426 pp., foreword, preface, list of abbreviations, 12 articles with individual bibliographies, 109...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2006) 53 (4): 782–784.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Terry Rugeley Unconquered Lacandon Maya: Ethnohistory and Archaeology of Indigenous Culture Change. By Joel W. Palka. (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2005. 292 pp., notes, appendix. $65.00 cloth.) American Society for Ethnohistory 2006 Book Reviews Cannibal Talk: The Man-Eating...