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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 January 2008
... especially on sacrificial wooden objects as representations of religious space, discussing three sacrificial sites from different periods and representing a geographical gradient. We conclude that wooden sacrificial sites were still frequent and prominent features of the Sami landscape during the seventeenth...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (4): 541–542.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Alejandra Dubcovsky The Lives in Objects: Native Americans, British Colonists, and Cultures of Labor and Exchange in the Southeast . By Stern Jessica Yirush ( Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2017 . xv+250pp., acknowledgments, appendix, bibliography, index . $29.95...
Published: 01 April 2021
Figure 8. Shashia, “head chief” of the Cowichan, painted by Paul Kane in April 1847. Source: collections.rom.on.ca/objects/222388/sawcea-cowichan-central-coast-salish (accessed 2 September 2020). More
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (2): 293–321.
Published: 01 April 2012
... of collections that include exotic animals, books and antiquities, and skeletal remains. This article examines the practices and collecting technologies of the expedition to suggest that the objects collected as well as the technologies and practices used in collecting helped fashion Machu Picchu into a “lost...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (2): 167–189.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Kathryn Magee Labelle Abstract Éléonore Sioui was born in 1920—the same year that the Canadian deputy superintendent of Indian Affairs, Duncan Campbell Scott, proclaimed infamously, “Our object is to continue until there is not a single Indian in Canada that has not been absorbed into the body...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (1-2): 13–30.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Jeanne Dina In this article Masikoro identity is linked to the Sakalava of western and northwestern Madagascar. An analysis that associates two ritual objects, the hazomanga (a wooden pole symbolizing a lineage, sometimes shaped like a cross,upon which sacrificial blood is consecrated to ones raza...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (3): 589–633.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Timothy J. Shannon Since the colonial era, the tomahawk has served as a symbol of Indian savagery in American arts and literature. The pipe tomahawk, however, tells a different story. From its backcountry origins as a trade good to its customization as a diplomatic device, this object facilitated...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (4): 611–642.
Published: 01 October 2003
... and tourist site of Chichén Itzá. A descriptive history of the town, mostly based in secondary literature and key primary sources from archives, is presented with two goals in mind. The first objective is to address ethnographically specific questions regarding the politics of this community, including...
Published: 01 July 2019
, collections.boxeldermuseum.org/index.php/Detail/objects/4276 (accessed 17 December 2018). More
Published: 01 July 2019
, collections.boxeldermuseum.org/index.php/Detail/objects/4266 (accessed 17 December 2018). More
Published: 01 July 2020
Figure 1. Burning of the precious goods, including feather shields, and melting down of gold objects looted from Moteucçoma’s palace. Florentine Codex, bk. 12, fol. 28r (detail). Florence: Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Mediceo Palatino ms. 220, c. 435. By concession of the Ministry for Heritage More
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (1): 79–107.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Stephan Lenik Documents and maps describe settlement locations and objects possessed by the Carib, or Kalinago, in the Commonwealth of Dominica during the post-Columbian period. Archaeological testing at multiple sites in northern Dominica reveals that historical Carib settlements functioned...
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Ethnohistory (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...
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Ethnohistory (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...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (2): 255–289.
Published: 01 April 2005
... eastern Indians,especially the Botocudo and the Puri. By carefully examining the comportment of both colonizers and colonized, it elucidates how each employed various forms of violence to achieve and communicate incompatible objectives. In particular, the peculiarities of the encroaching slave-holding...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 January 2006
... of early travelers to the lake pursued objectives such as hunting, scientific inquiry, and furthering the aims of colonial powers, they also frequently derived self-satisfaction from having “reached” this iconic geographic space. An examination of some of these travelers' experiences reveals the centrality...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (1): 101–135.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Dennis Ogburn This article analyzes the objectives and implications of the long-distance transport of building blocks in the Inca Empire. Recent research has demonstrated that the Incas transported building stones from Cuzco, Peru, to Saraguro, Ecuador, much as described by the Spanish chronicler...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (3): 409–435.
Published: 01 July 2019
... Alvarado (1485–1541) in attaining imperial objectives. Scrutiny of the Lienzo de Quauhquechollan , a sixteenth-century source the contents of which have been incisively reappraised, affords fuller appreciation of strategic Indian involvement in the act of subjugation. Alvarado, a key protagonist...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (2): 203–227.
Published: 01 April 2008
... sacred objects they had viewed at a major exhibit of Haitian Vodou art. Discussion of this incident is illuminated by memoirs of travel and other texts by experts who participated in the birth of Haitian ethnology, tourism, and Vodou art during the mid-twentieth century's “golden age of Haitian tourism...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (3): 505–536.
Published: 01 July 2013
... objects of great importance to the leaders, who held them closely and brought them out to show to other important Euro-American visitors. After 1867, US military officers observed that when they encountered Tlingit leaders, they were regularly shown papers from traders in exceptional condition. US...