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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (2): 217–239.
Published: 01 April 2017
... or present-day Puerto Rico. The 1532 probanza of Juan González is privileged as a text through which crucial information concerning the Spanish colonization of San Juan and its original inhabitants could be obtained. The article thus contextualizes the probanza as part of a genre of colonial writing within...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (2): 281–331.
Published: 01 April 2000
... Guevea and Santo Domingo Petapa 285 relación or probanza, are conserved in the Archivo de Bienes Comunales of Santo Domingo Petapa (abcp), where they were photographed and tran- scribed by Oudijk. We have not yet been able...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (1): 127–148.
Published: 01 January 2020
... and probanzas of the first conquerors, and other archaeological sources, this article reconstructs the evolution of conflict and the social and political transformations in Copiapó in the first thirteen years of Spanish conquest. We argue that this evolution was enabled by an intermittent state of warfare...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (4): 697–720.
Published: 01 October 2016
...”; and Castañeda de la Paz, Conflictos y alianzas , 235–36. 37 Probanza of the Lords of Tlatelolco, July–October 1536, AGI Justicia 159, N.5, fols. 1331r–1333v. 38 Castañeda de la Paz, Conflictos y alianzas , 236. 39 Petition of Cristóbal de Valderrama, 26 October 1531, AGI Justicia 124, N.5...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 597–621.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of the corpus of documents in the Paxbolon-­Maldonado Papers some six-hundred­ pages in length, whose originals are located in the Archivo General de Indias (AGI). The documents are examples of the genre probanza de mérito (“proof of merit documents “submitted to the Crown as a routine record...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (4): 696–697.
Published: 01 October 2018
... constituted one element of the long-standing Spanish practice of probanzas de méritos y servicios —the process by which nobles and towns solicited rights and privileges in recognition of service to the Crown. Early in the sixteenth century, Spaniards who had participated in the conquest of Mesoamerica...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (1): 169–170.
Published: 01 January 2015
... that entitled Spaniards to land and the people living on it. The authors build their conclusions on the analyses of probanzas (petitions to the crown), lawsuits, and tribute lists. Large parts of these chapters con- centrate on the history of the region of Huehuetenango and its exploitation. A vivid...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (3): 687–701.
Published: 01 July 2002
... of historical evidence—Spanish chronicles, colonial land documents, service reports (probanzas) of colonial officials, censuses, and disputes culled from numerous local, regional, and national archives in Bolivia, as well as repositories...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (4): 585–611.
Published: 01 October 2011
... be waged against them (Seed 1995: 69–70). Thus, the refusal of these indigenous lords to submit to evangelization would have justi›ed the brutal attack against them, a point I return to below. The dating of the BNF’s Manuscrito to ca. 1560 does coincide with Tapia’s death. A probanza de mérito y...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (3): 611–649.
Published: 01 July 2002
... and 25 probanzas de nobleza of the colonial Inca nobles, and in itself convincing proof of the survival of the Incan lineage groups (panacas) throughout the colonial period, in contradistinction to the view—implicit...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (2): 223–248.
Published: 01 April 2019
... sinful natural slaves. 13 Matthew Restall ( 2009 ) describes a similar phenomenon, of blacks living connected to yet in between Spanish and indigenous worlds. 14 Juan Garrido’s probanza (petitionary proof of merit)—dated September 27, 1538 and housed in the Archivo General de Indias...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (2): 293–321.
Published: 01 April 2011
... Ameri- can institution. Maya scholar William Gates obtained the original manu- script during his visits to Guatemala between 1917 and 1918. The manu- script later became part of the Maya Society and was cataloged as Probanza Ejecutoria de la Casa de Quiché. Before its final destination...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (2): 333–360.
Published: 01 April 2015
... . Boulder : University Press of Colorado . Scholes France V. Thompson J. Eric S. 1977 The Francisco Perez Probanza of 1654–1656 and the Matricula of Tipu (Belize) . In Anthropology and History in Yucatan . Jones Grant D. , ed. Pp. 43 – 68 . Austin : University of Texas Press...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (3): 403–432.
Published: 01 July 2001
.... Bas van Doesburg Figure . Pictographic eSements in the Map of Tutepetongo. The Curious Relationship between Pictography and Glosses The OriginaS Map of Tutepetongo and the Probanza The map was called an ‘‘extract that is, a copy, of a general map of the cacicazgo. Brief text...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (2): 289–315.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and Mazacoyotzin. They were offspring of the Cachimaltzin royal lineage at Tollocan. 2 7 AGN, HJ, leg. 70, segunda parte: “Probanza del fiscal de Su Magestad en el pleito que trata con el Marquéz del Valle sobre los pueblos de San Miguél Totocuytlapilco y San Bartolomé Tlatelolco y otros pueblos y...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (3): 651–669.
Published: 01 July 2002
... Tordesillas, Antonio de 1726-30 [1601-15] Historia general de los hechos de los castellanos en las islas i tierra firme del Mar Océano . 9 vols. Madrid: n.p. Hillerkuss, Thomas 1993 Los méritos y servicios de un maya yucateco principal del siglo xvi y la historia de sus probanzas y mercedes...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (2): 195–217.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., as likely residences for Enriquillo and his followers. These caves are deep in the Bahoruco Mountains (corresponding to the geographic descriptions of Spanish accounts dating from the time of the rebellion—for example, that of Licenciado Armando Rodriguez in his probanza to the king), a site...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (3): 469–495.
Published: 01 July 2016
... (letters patent), which confirms nobility, or a probanza (proof), which legally investigates the veracity of a claim (Gonzalez Arnao 1826 : 539; Real Academia 2012 ). Some texts are even explicitly defined as a probanza, ejecutoria, or título, although the use of two or even all three terms to describe...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (2): 311–341.
Published: 01 April 2021
... examples are in large part narrations of royal lineages and historiographic accounts, which otherwise are similarly structured and symmetrical. The second example derives from a probanza recorded in Cuzco between 1569 and 1571. The presenters aimed to demonstrate royal lineage, which at this time...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 355–381.
Published: 01 April 2006
...) or ‘‘lord of lords’’ addressed people as ‘‘my Indi- ans’’ or ‘‘my people’’ as if they were his property.13 Another witness, María Caxadoca, a native of Guzmango, testified in the probanza (relation of merits and services) of Sebastián Ninalingon in 1573. She summarized her long years of service...