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Ethnohistory (1 October 2007) 54 (4): 639–668.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Michael Witgen This article examines the social construction of space and identity in the Great Lakes and the western interior of North America. Through analysis of documentary evidence it contrasts the discursive practices of the French empire, which established claims of discovery and possession...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2016) 63 (2): 437–438.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Timo McGregor Copyright 2016 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2016 Frontiers of Possession is a bottom-up social and legal history of Spanish-Portuguese territorial disputes. Arguing that traditional nation- and state-centric accounts have obscured the complexity and dynamism of early...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2011) 58 (3): 546–548.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Christopher Michael Kutas Seneca Possessed: Indians, Witchcraft, and Power in the Early American Republic . By Dennis Matthew . ( Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2010 . viii + 313 pp., introduction, conclusion, notes, index, acknowledgments . $45.00 cloth...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2014) 61 (1): 99–122.
Published: 01 January 2014
... historical genres, Siksika historians/keepers of winter counts revitalized the indigenous genre in order to remember their past on their own terms. Copyright 2014 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2014 The Right to Possess Memory: Winter Counts of the Blackfoot, 1830–1937 Blanca Tovías...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2007) 54 (2): 273–301.
Published: 01 April 2007
... reproduction that transcend economic and political status. Its presence in a burial likely indicates that it was either an important possession of the deceased or intended to provide ritual sustenance during the passage into the afterworld. Keith M. Prufer and W. Jeffrey Hurst 2007 Adams, Abigail E...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 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 as...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2013) 60 (2): 269–293.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., a strategy also employed in inter- and intratribal relations. Since they first acquired horses in the early eighteenth century, the Blackfoot regarded them highly as possessions as well as commodities of exchange. A gift of horses to an aggrieved party precluded the creation of damaging feuds. In...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2001) 48 (4): 559–586.
Published: 01 October 2001
... matter of texts. Not a set of doctrines or beliefs to be adopted, Islam inhered in its language, spoken and written. Uttering Arabic and possessing spiritually potent religious manuscripts were the dominant practices shaping Islam's spread, reception, and structure in early modern South Sulawesi...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2009) 56 (4): 669–698.
Published: 01 October 2009
... settlements on the outskirts of town, indigenous communities possessed no hereditary leaders and few vehicles for redress and governance. Over time, the city's indigenous groups adopted the Spanish cabildo (municipal council) and established four juridically autonomous Indian towns. This article considers how...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2010) 57 (1): 165–173.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Sabine Hyland According to the anonymous seventeenth-century author of the Quito Manuscript, ancient Andeans once possessed a writing system ( qillqa ) that they replaced with knotted strings ( khipu ) as part of the religious and sexual reform of their nation. The manuscript's redactor, Fernando...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2010) 57 (3): 415–444.
Published: 01 July 2010
... responsibilities in the home. This differed from the acknowledged authority women possessed during the precontact period. Though Nahua women suffered a loss of officially sanctioned power, they managed to create other opportunities that empowered them during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. American...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2018) 65 (4): 597–620.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Silvia Espelt-Bombin Abstract This article focuses on the geographical space between the Amazon delta and the Maroni River (nowadays Brazilian Amapá and French Guiana) in 1600–1730. An imperial frontier between France and Portugal South American possessions, it has been conceptualized as a refuge...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2019) 66 (2): 249–273.
Published: 01 April 2019
... argues that the geographical content, dispersion, and curation of colonial records have served to silence Native pasts. As Portuguese, Spanish, and Jesuit administrators sought possession of this borderland, they overstated the reach of their own settlements and strategically ascribed ethnic labels to...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2016) 63 (2): 381–413.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Stephanie Mawson Abstract Philippine indios served in the Spanish armies in the thousands in expeditions of conquest and defense across Spain’s Pacific possessions, often significantly outnumbering their Spanish counterparts. Based on detailed archival evidence presented for the first time, this...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2018) 65 (4): 673–674.
Published: 01 October 2018
... possession of land” resulted in “confrontation, misunderstanding, rejection, and hatred” (101). Writers in this vein, such as Hugh Henry Brackenridge, dwelled on Indian violence as justification for conquest, dispossession, and occasionally extermination. Other writers, however, evinced more complex...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2016) 63 (3): 585–586.
Published: 01 July 2016
... preponderant absence of Indians in college textbooks leads to neglect of the story of contention for homeland and of dispossession that also should reveal Native survival and sovereignty. Textbook maps require revision highlighting “Indian presence and possession” to “be more accurate as well as a superior...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2008) 55 (1): 119–152.
Published: 01 January 2008
... tensions can be found in the very fabric of the ethnic economies. The scattered pattern of settlement of the Andean ayllus (landholding groups), which possessed multiple pasture and farming fields in the highlands and outposts in valley territories, often inhabited by several...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2008) 55 (2): 203–227.
Published: 01 April 2008
... Association, Boston, 14–15 October . Bhabha, Homi 1994 The Location of Culture . London: Routledge. Bourguignon, Erika 1970 Review of Island Possessed by Katherine Dunham. American Anthropologist 72 : 1132 –33. Bourguignon, Erika 1976 Possession . Corte Madera, CA: Chandler and Sharp...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2001) 48 (3): 403–432.
Published: 01 July 2001
... don Benjamín Ladrón de Guevara, a local politician from Cuicatlán and owner of a valuable collection of colo- nial documents. Recent research has shown, however, that the codex was in the possession of the Avendaño family of San Francisco Tutepetongo until the second half of the nineteenth century...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2018) 65 (1): 175–176.
Published: 01 January 2018
... its imperial possessions during the early modern period. It nicely complements a volume recently published by Gabriel Paquette that deals with the Portuguese Empire in the late eighteenth century through the mid-nineteenth century. Myrup’s book has many highlights, including his ability to weave...