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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 253–255.
Published: 01 January 2006
... 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 copy made around the turn of the eighteenth...
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Published: 01 January 2020
Figure 1. Drought-related hieroglyphs in the Maya Codices. a, kin-tun-haabil “drought” (D.45b). b, chetun kak “wildfire” (D.45b). c, u-budz “his smoke” (D.40b). d, u-toc “it burns” (D.40b). e, chac haal “red rain/heavy rain” (D.71c). f, yah nal “woe to maize!” (D.45b). g, yah winac More
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Published: 01 July 2016
Figure 1. Map of contemporary Guatemala showing select Highland Maya communities mentioned in the Nija’ib’ and other títulos cited in this article. Detail of image PIA03364, courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/NIMA, modified by the author Figure 1. Map of contemporary Guatemala showing select More
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (3): 529–530.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Timothy W. Knowlton Mortuary Landscapes of the Classic Maya: Rituals of Body and Soul . By Andrew K. Scherer . ( Austin : University of Texas Press , 2015 . xiv +291 pp., introduction, maps, color and black-and-white photographs, black-and-white illustrations, bibliography, index...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (1): 221–222.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Allen J. Christenson The Teabo Manuscript: Maya Christian Copybooks, Chilam Balams, and Native Text Production in Yucatan . By Mark Z. Christensen . ( Austin : University of Texas Press , 2016 . xv + 321 pp., illustrations, maps, acknowledgments, conclusion, appendix, notes...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (2): 403–404.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Meghan Farley Webb In This Body: Kaqchikel Maya and the Grounding of Spirit . By Servando Z. Hinojosa . ( Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press , 2015 . xii +249 pp., preface, acknowledgments, introduction, appendix, bibliography, index. $75.00 cloth.) Copyright 2019...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (2): 301–328.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Erlend M. Johnson; Pastor Gómez Zúñiga; Mary Kate Kelly Abstract Scholars argue that western Honduras was occupied by Ch’orti’ speakers in the sixteenth century. These reconstructions conform to nationalist pressures to present Honduras as Maya, by using Classic period (AD 200–900) archaeological...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 721–744.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Timothy W. Knowlton; Edber Dzidz Yam Abstract Pregnancy and childbirth were among indigenous Maya women’s most dangerous life experiences, with very high maternal and perinatal death rates from pre-Hispanic times through the first decades of the twentieth century. This article contributes...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (1): 97–126.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Figure 1. Drought-related hieroglyphs in the Maya Codices. a, kin-tun-haabil “drought” (D.45b). b, chetun kak “wildfire” (D.45b). c, u-budz “his smoke” (D.40b). d, u-toc “it burns” (D.40b). e, chac haal “red rain/heavy rain” (D.71c). f, yah nal “woe to maize!” (D.45b). g, yah winac...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (2): 335–336.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Thomas H. Guderjan Ancient Maya Commerce: Multidisciplinary Research at Chunchucmil . Edited by Scott R. Hutson . ( Boulder : University Press of Colorado , 2017 . xix+376 pp., foreword, maps, bibliography, index. $75.00 hardcover.) Copyright 2020 by American Society...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (2): 333–334.
Published: 01 April 2020
...James H. McDonald On Being Maya and Getting By: Heritage Politics and Community Development in the Yucatán . By Sarah R. Taylor . ( Boulder : University Press of Colorado , 2018 . xvii+159 pp., foreword, acknowledgments, introduction, references, index. $22.95 paperback...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (4): 561–562.
Published: 01 October 2021
.... There are not unadulterated continuities from the Maya past but lasting influences. It is about accumulation rather than replacement of beliefs. The Maya World Tree melds with the Christian cross. Like the B’akab’, who hold up the sky, Rilaj Mam oversees the death of the old world and the birth of the new. The Monumento...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (4): 493–518.
Published: 01 October 2021
... not reproduce the structures of domination that required Maya storytellers to conceal life-giving oral traditions as we seek to elucidate the historical conditions in which the text was produced. It is essential that the text is not owned by the Multepal Project, that it invites ongoing elaboration and critique...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (4): 553–554.
Published: 01 October 2017
...John E. Clark The Ch’ol Maya of Chiapas . Edited by Bassie-Sweet Karen , with Laughlin Robert M. , Hopkins Nicholas A. , and Casimir Andrés Brizuela . ( Norman : University of Oklahoma Press , 2015 . x+251 pp., preface, introduction, 11 maps, 21 photographs, 6 line drawings...
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Ethnohistory (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...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (2): 269–295.
Published: 01 April 2018
... has remained largely unexplored. In repelling the Spanish-led invasion, Highland Maya communities employed various strategies that drew on the cunning and deceit that they so highly valued in their warriors. The Spaniards, however, were highly critical of such conduct, which did not conform...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (2): 330–331.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Christina T. Halperin Social Identities in the Classic Maya Northern Lowlands: Gender, Age, Memory, and Place . By Ardren Traci . ( Austin : University of Texas Press , 2015 . ix+209 pp., acknowledgments, references cited, index . $55.00 hardback.) Copyright 2018 by American...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (2): 332–333.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Garry Sparks Indigenous Bodies, Maya Minds: Religion and Modernity in a Transnational K’iche’ Community . By MacKenzie C. James . ( Boulder : University Press of Colorado , 2016 . xi+368 pp., foreword, acknowledgments, introduction, bibliography, index . $34.95 paper.) Copyright...
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Published: 01 October 2019
Figure 1a. Classic Maya birth scene on ceramic vase with aged god emerging from a gaping reptilian mouth (K1198; research.mayavase.com/kerrmaya.html ; Photograph copyright by Justin Kerr; used with permission). Figure 1a. Classic Maya birth scene on ceramic vase with aged god emerging from More
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Published: 01 October 2019
Figure 4. Traditional three-stone hearth ( koben ) in the residence of a Maya herbalist in Pisté, Yucatán (photograph by Timothy W. Knowlton, 13 June 2013) Figure 4. Traditional three-stone hearth (koben) in the residence of a Maya herbalist in Pisté, Yucatán (photograph by Timothy W. Knowlton More