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Ethnohistory (1 April 2005) 52 (2): 291–331.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Paul Nadasdy Recent debates over the stereotype of the “ecologically noble Indian” have helped illuminate some of the ambiguities and complexities that characterize the relationship between indigenous peoples and environmentalism. But, while scholars engaged in this debate have examined the...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2009) 56 (4): 569–588.
Published: 01 October 2009
...-Hispanic origin. Within each cabecera, the basic social and political units were lordly houses ( teccalli ), each headed by a lord ( teuctli ) and including junior nobles and nonnoble commoners who worked the lands of the house and provided it with other services. The proceedings of a number of early...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2012) 59 (2): 323–351.
Published: 01 April 2012
... Necessities”: The Wills of Andean Commoners and Nobles in the Valley of Lima, 1596–1607 Paul Charney, Frostburg State University Abstract. This article is a detailed analysis of thirteen wills, perhaps ‰tting for such a short time span. It explores how Andean men and women of the...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2009) 56 (1): 91–123.
Published: 01 January 2009
...John K. Chance Marriage alliances among governing families were an important instrument of political integration in Postclassic Mesoamerica, especially in Mixteca. Alliances among Mixtec nobles persisted during the colonial period, although after the sixteenth century, the caciques lost much of...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2002) 49 (3): 611–649.
Published: 01 July 2002
... within, that nobility. The procession was held under the aegis of Our Lady of Loreto, and the article seeks to explain the significance of this representation of the Virgin for colonial Inca nobles and postconquest Inca culture. It was formed by the “descendants of Gran Tocay Capac Inga,” a composite...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2016) 63 (2): 273–300.
Published: 01 April 2016
... the qualified appreciation of Indian culture that would emerge in the 1920s and 1930s. The popularity of James Earle Fraser’s statue The End of the Trail and other attractions mourning the loss of Indian culture may be understood as a shift toward an understanding of Indians as doomed noble “first...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2013) 60 (2): 344–345.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Noble David Cook Beyond the Lettered City: Indigenous Literacies in the Andes . By Rappaport Joanne and Cummins Tom . ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2012 . xvi + 350 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, illustrations, maps, bibliography, index . $94.95 cloth, $24.95...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2010) 57 (3): 520–521.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Noble David Cook . By Charles F. Walker. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008. xv + 262 pp., acknowledgments, maps, tables, illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $84.95 cloth, $23.95 paper.) American Society for Ethnohistory 2010 Pérez-Mallaína Bueno, Pablo Emilio 2001...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2016) 63 (4): 697–720.
Published: 01 October 2016
... law colonialism encomienda cacicazgo land disputes noble Indians New Spain In early 1535 a group of Nahua (Aztec) noblemen appeared before the oidores (judges) of the Royal Audiencia of Mexico City, the colonial tribunal wielding supreme executive and judicial authority. Hailing from...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2018) 65 (4): 696–697.
Published: 01 October 2018
... pp., introduction, illustrations, bibliography, index .) Copyright 2018 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2018 This excellent collection of articles by prominent scholars in the field concerns the coats of arms granted by the Spanish Crown to indigenous towns and nobles in colonial and...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2012) 59 (4): 691–711.
Published: 01 October 2012
... studied here, such alterations allowed St. Sebastian to be portrayed as a servant of God who, like ecclesiastics and their Nahua aides, faced the difficulties of converting nobles with New World vices. The Necessity of Nahuatl Upon their arrival in Mexico, and seeing the enormity of the task...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2018) 65 (1): 175–176.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., nobles, high-end clergymen, and state structures. This focus raises several central questions: How did social networks connect elite members to non-elite groups in the Portuguese Empire? How did they pave the way for trans-imperial ties? In which ways were they conducive to the intense cross-cultural...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2017) 64 (2): 316–317.
Published: 01 April 2017
... groups’ “selective and calculated effort to convey a particular meaning in the hopes of better communicating with their audience while conveying their knowledge of the pre-Colombian past.” The hybridity visible in the document was thus a conscious effort on the part of the indigenous nobles and artists...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2000) 47 (3-4): 838–840.
Published: 01 October 2000
...Matthew Restall By Pedro de Cieza de León. Edited and translated by Alexandra Parma Cook and Noble David Cook. (Durham, : Duke University Press,1998. xviii + 501 pp., prologue, introduction, maps, illustrations, notes,bibliography. $21.95 paper.) 2000...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2003) 50 (1): 15–45.
Published: 01 January 2003
... mortalidad en Tecali (Puebla): 1701-1801. Siglo XIX Revista de Historia(Monterrey) 4 (7): 219 -69. Carrasco, Pedro 1963 Las tierras de dos indios nobles de Tepeaca en el siglo XVI. Tlalocan 4 (2): 97 -119. 1976 Los linajes nobles del México antiguo.In Estratifición social en la...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2010) 57 (1): 87–116.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Maya’s phonetic pre-Hispanic script, which was limited to the Maya nobility, no doubt led to the easier adoption of Latin syllables and letters, and the same noble Maya who knew how to read the glyphs became the first Maya instructed in the Franciscans’ schools. The Maya...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2014) 61 (3): 599–600.
Published: 01 July 2014
... these figures are meant to represent mid-level­ nobles of the state and are analogous to the sacrificial victims themselves: aqulla-­kuna (chosen women) in the case of the female victims and surrogates for local nobles in the case of the males. While this book is overall a worthwhile...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2016) 63 (1): 195–196.
Published: 01 January 2016
... documents throughout the colonial period exist to suggest the general trend of a cabildo dominated by nobles. In the end, Quezada and his contributions remain important in the historiography of Yucatec Maya studies, although more engagement with recent scholar- ship would have made his current book that...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2016) 63 (3): 589–590.
Published: 01 July 2016
... of many seemingly discrete colonial sources and traces their links to the political and legal activities of contemporary noble families. As such sources frequently contradict one another, Castañeda notes the disagreements and weighs them transparently; even as this adds heft and narrative complexity...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2001) 48 (3): 544–546.
Published: 01 July 2001
... colonial- ism, namely: at this distance, and given the enigmatic visual and written record, what are we to make of the Christianized indigenous elites of the former Inka capital, particularly those who repeatedly aided the Spanish against fellow Andeans? Were these neo-Inka nobles—their bodies tempo...