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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (1): 69–121.
Published: 01 January 2002
...William L. Preston The thesis that California's native peoples were infected with Old World diseases prior to the founding of the first mission in 1769 is attracting increasing attention but is not widely accepted by students of the state's prehistoric and colonial periods. The perceived lack...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (3): 361–391.
Published: 01 July 2008
... the first three decades of the nineteenth century, the independence period so far hardly touched by examinations of indigenous social history. The larger corpus is from San Bartolomé Tlatelolco, which also happens to be represented by documents from about a century earlier in Pizzigoni's Testaments...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (4): 805–809.
Published: 01 October 2004
.... Susan Sleeper-Smith substitutes a narrative of creative tenacity for standard, narrow stories of native degeneration and departure in the south- western Great Lakes arena. To do so, she reconstructs the life stories of sev- eral native women, in successive time periods, who married French traders...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 439–441.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Marc Zender Book Reviews The New Catalog of Maya Hieroglyphs. Vol.1: The Classic Period Inscrip- tions. By Martha J. Macri and Matthew G. Looper. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2003. xviii + 375 pp., acknowledgements, editorial note, introduction, catalog, appendices, bibliography...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (4): 773–774.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Martha Few Weaving the Past: A History of Latin America's Indigenous Women from the Prehispanic Period to the Present. By Susan Kellogg. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. vii + 338 pp., glossary, bibliography, index. $74.00 cloth; $19.95 paper.) American Society for Ethnohistory...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (3): 543–566.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Frederick H. Smith American Society for Ethnohistory 2006 European Impressions of the Island Carib’s Use of Alcohol in the Early Colonial Period Frederick H. Smith, College of William and Mary While a tremendous amount of research has explored historical patterns of alcohol use...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (4): 773–775.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Michael Leroy Oberg Red Ink: Native Americans Picking Up the Pen in the Colonial Period. By Lopenzina Drew . ( Albany : State University of New York Press , 2012 . xvi + 396 pp., illustrations, index . $95.00 cloth.) Copyright 2013 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2013...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (4): 561–562.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Walter E. Little The Burden of the Ancients: Maya Ceremonies of World Renewal from the Pre-Columbian Period to the Present . By Allen J. Christenson ( Austin : University of Texas Press , 2016 . x+363 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, bibliography, index. $29.95 softcover...
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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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Published: 01 January 2018
Figure 1. The Petén lakes region, showing Contact-period ethnopolitical groups and sites mentioned in the text More
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (1): 97–126.
Published: 01 January 2020
... 15. Correspondences between climatological and codical historical records of droughts in the Maya Lowlands. Graph drawn by author. Codical instrument #1 of Table 1 identifies two episodes of drought before the Terminal Classic period (i.e., before AD 800)—one in katun 7 Ahau (AD 554–73...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 689–719.
Published: 01 October 2019
... such as codices painted during the Postclassic period (13 th to 15 th centuries) in the northern Maya area indicates that these associations have a longtime depth, spanning at least a millennium. Ethnohistoric sources from highland Guatemala, paired with contemporary practices in that region, provide further...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (4): 683–726.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Sarah E. Jackson Dictionaries of Mayan languages, recorded by Spanish priests in the early years of the colonial period, provide a rich body of data for investigating indigenous systems of governance around the time of contact. Dictionary sources drawn from four geographical regions of the Maya...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 667–688.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Servando Z. Hinojosa Abstract Guatemalan colonial-period documents have proven valuable for revealing Maya thinking about bone, especially how Mayas imbued bones with personal identity. At key moments in the narratives of three Guatemalan manuscripts, the Rabinal Achi , Xpantzay Cartulary , and Pop...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 497–524.
Published: 01 July 2015
... the book over a fifteen-year period from 1550 to 1564. This article presents some preliminary findings on the interrelationship between the manuscript's pictorial and alphabetic texts as well as observations about its language. The findings are part of a forthcoming transcription, translation, and analysis...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 January 2016
... nineteenth century. Their leaders were known as “kings” from the early seventeenth century up until 1860. A scholarly debate has arisen on the character of these leaders: were they big men or chiefs? Generalizations on the character of leadership over extended periods of time, however, are problematic, since...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (2): 293–321.
Published: 01 April 2011
... and the Título de C’oyoi demonstrates that these narratives, primarily considered as ethnohistorical sources, are excellent illustrations of the array of indigenous responses to colonial domination, particularly during the early colonial period in highland Guatemala. More specifically, it shows how differently...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (2): 245–272.
Published: 01 April 2007
... of a “Land-without-Evil” to the Pantanal region on the upper Paraguay River was based on the reading of a single document from the period of exploration. This reading does not stand up when the larger corpus of written materials from this period is taken into account. Interview texts and narrative reports...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (3): 469–483.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Bathsheba Demuth This article addresses the relationship between the Vuntut Gwitchin and the Canadian state during the early twentieth century. Although this was a moment of increasing contact with nonindigenous people, the Gwitchin refer to this period in their oral histories as being particularly...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (2): 191–213.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Raymond I. Orr; Yancey A. Orr Abstract American Indian tribal power has typically expanded since the 1960s. During this period, often referred to as the Self-Determination Era, tribes have regained much of their earlier political centrality. One rarely addressed limitation during this period...