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Ethnohistory (1 April 2011) 58 (2): 346–348.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Camilla Townsend Script and Glyph: Pre-Hispanic History, Colonial Bookmaking, and the Historia Tolteca-Chichimeca . By Leibsohn Dana . ( Washington, DC : Dunbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection , 2009 . xv + 199 pp., preface, introduction, figures, plates, bibliography, index...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2009) 56 (2): 336–338.
Published: 01 April 2009
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2009) 56 (2): 340–342.
Published: 01 April 2009
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2014) 61 (2): 380–382.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Jessica Joyce Christie Lightning in the Andes and Mesoamerica: Pre-Columbian, Colonial, and Contemporary Perspectives . By Staller John E. and Stross Brian . ( New York : Oxford University Press , 2013 . ix + 259 pp., preface, introduction, illustrations, references, index...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2013) 60 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Sarahh Scher A History of the Khipu. By Brokaw Galen . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2010 . xvi + 300 pp., preface, introduction, bibliography, index . $95.00 cloth.) Their Way of Writing: Scripts, Signs, and Pictographies in Pre-Columbian America. Edited by Boone...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2019) 66 (1): 211–212.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Diana DiPaolo Loren Dressing the Part: Power, Dress, Gender, and Representation in the Pre-Columbian Americas . Edited by Sarahh E. M. Scher and Billie J. A. Follensbee . ( Gainesville : University Press of Florida , 2017 . xxii+497 pp., introduction, maps, index. $125.00...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2019) 66 (4): 689–719.
Published: 01 October 2019
... insights into beliefs and rituals associated with childbirth and midwifery among prehispanic Maya populations. A review of colonial-period Nahuatl sources provides a comparative perspective for framing the Maya data within the broader context of pre-Conquest Mesoamerica. Despite the events that have...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2017) 64 (3): 427–428.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Sarahh Scher The Archaeology of Wak’as: Explorations of the Sacred in the Pre-Columbian Andes . Edited by Bray Tamara L. . ( Boulder : University Press of Colorado , 2015 . xvi+403 pp., 93 B+W figures, index . $70 hardcover.) Copyright 2017 by American Society for Ethnohistory...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2004) 51 (2): 421–428.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Patricia A. McAnany American Society for Ethnohistory 2004 From Naked-Eye Astronomy to Races of Maize: Cultural Entanglements in Pre-Columbian Civilizations Patricia A. McAnany, Boston University Star Gods of the Maya: Astronomy in Art, Folklore, and Calendars. By Susan Milbrath...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2004) 51 (4): 811–816.
Published: 01 October 2004
...: Social Categories, Metaphors, and Narrative Identities on the U.S.-Mexican Frontier . Austin: University of Texas Press. Weed, Elizabeth, and Naomi Schor 1997 Feminism Meets Queer Theory . Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Featured Reviews Gender in Pre-Hispanic America. Edited by...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2010) 57 (4): 709–739.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Timothy W. Knowlton; Gabrielle Vail During his visit to Nojpeten in 1696, Fray Andrés de Avendaño reported observing the Itzá Maya worshipping a stone column called yax cheel cab (the first tree of the world). Though claiming to recognize the yax cheel cab from depictions in pre-Hispanic Maya...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2009) 56 (4): 625–650.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Camilla Townsend This article argues that if we are to make progress in understanding pre-conquest notions of history among the Nahuas, we must study the earliest alphabetic annals at least as seriously as we have studied the pictorials, including not only those treating the pre-conquest period...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2013) 60 (4): 637–662.
Published: 01 October 2013
... an understudied region of Mesoamerica. For too long, a more extensive document, the Relación de Michoacán , has dominated investigations of the Tarascan state, a late pre-Hispanic polity centered in West-Central Mexico, and wider Tarascan culture and history. I discuss how reading both documents in...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2019) 66 (3): 489–513.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Agnieszka Brylak Abstract This article centers on a contextual analysis of the Nahuatl metaphor atoyatl tepexitl as attested in the colonial sources belonging to different genres: from devotional literature, like doctrinal treatises and religious plays, to sacred narratives on pre-Hispanic gods...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2002) 49 (1): 69–121.
Published: 01 January 2002
... the Longue Duree: Temporal and Spatial Scale in the Evolution of Social Complexity on the Southern Northwest Coast. Antiquity 65 : 935 -45. Anderson, Kat M., Michael G. Barbour, and Valerie Whitworth 1997 A World of Balance and Plenty: Land, Plants, Animals, and Humans in a Pre-European...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2012) 59 (2): 419–421.
Published: 01 April 2012
... that despite some common ground, ultimately di³erences in how labor was gendered and religious dissimilarity, among other factors, pre- cluded peaceful coexistence. However, Romero might have bene—ted by more open discussion of Kathleen Brown’s in›uential “Anglo-Indian gen- der frontier...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2014) 61 (3): 497–523.
Published: 01 July 2014
... ideology” might be pre- served as a useful concept if we think of it less as a cultural discourse exclu- sive to colonial or indigenous settings and more as a practice in which people—including inhabitants in the alcaldías mayores of Teposcolula and Villa Alta in Oaxaca, as well as in the district of...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2015) 62 (1): 145–167.
Published: 01 January 2015
... additional Louisiana communities: the Clifton-­Choctaws, Jena Choctaws, and Tunica-­Biloxis.9 According to Sarah H. Hill, “Every basket is a piece of woven history.”10 In the case of the Coushattas, women’s baskets repre- sent “a long continuum back to pre-immigration­ days.”11 Before establish- ing...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2017) 64 (4): 543–544.
Published: 01 October 2017
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2016) 63 (3): 579–580.
Published: 01 July 2016