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Ethnohistory (1 July 2015) 62 (3): 651–674.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Knowledge: A Postclassic Maya Perspective . Ethnohistory 62 ( 3 ): 445 – 68 . Alphabetic Literacy and Colonial Process in Yucatán William F. Hanks, University of California, Berkeley Abstract. The article outlines the formation and spread of alphabetic writing and reading in Colonial...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2002) 49 (3): 611–649.
Published: 01 July 2002
...David Cahill The article analyzes a religious procession held in the city of Cuzco in 1692. It was remarkable for its Incaic symbolism, for the presence of representatives of all the lineage groups of the colonial Inca nobility, and for the insight it provides into the composition of, and tensions...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2010) 57 (3): 500–501.
Published: 01 July 2010
... against centuries of oppression, indige- Book Reviews 473 nous peoples have maintained cultural continuity while pursuing commu- nity development. Women play important roles in this process, yet their voices are often absent from both...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2012) 59 (3): 569–596.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Tekanto: A Maya Town in Colonial Yucatan . Middle American Research Institute pub. 67 . New Orleans : Tulane University . Three Families: Genealogies and Processes among the Sixteenth- Century Kaqchikel Maya Robert M. Hill II, Tulane University Abstract. The new political oŒces...
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Published: 01 July 2018
Figure 1. 1587 Procession route of the image of Our Lady of Chiquinquirá. Map by Scotti Norman Figure 1. 1587 Procession route of the image of Our Lady of Chiquinquirá. Map by Scotti Norman More
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2014) 61 (3): 549–574.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Simone Athayde; Marianne Schmink Indigenous peoples have been active players in the process of securing land rights and conserving about 21 percent of the Brazilian Amazon. In this article, we examine advances and contradictions in the process of “adaptive resistance” by Amazonian indigenous...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2018) 65 (3): 349–371.
Published: 01 July 2018
... also took place. This article examines the Wabash River valley trade and shows how two Indian villages, Kethtippecanuck and Miamitown, dominated the exchange process. Economics and sociability were intertwined in this flourishing region. Trade took place between friends and relatives, defined by the...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2012) 59 (1): 109–139.
Published: 01 January 2012
... assumptions about military hierarchy transcended cultural boundaries, permitting diplomatic exchange and political integration. Drawing on archival military and missionary records, the article illustrates the process by which European and indigenous political units were first rendered mutually intelligible...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2012) 59 (4): 739–764.
Published: 01 October 2012
... demonstrates the diffusion of Nahuatl as a dominant language in central Mexico. Similarly, comparing this process to what Solange Alberro has described for the acculturation of criollos , this article suggests that the use of Nahuatl among Spaniards represents part of the process of the “Indianization” of the...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2005) 52 (1): 47–80.
Published: 01 January 2005
... at key historical moments so as to give a mythicmagical quality to the transformative processes of government, mission, and commerce. Many of the cult's new important spirit beings are extensions of the cult leader Dakoa, whose personhood embodies a history and provides a model for a new, pacified...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2012) 59 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Curaray Kichwa ethnography and of historical processes extending back almost a century, the article provides insights into a complex sociality involving distinct indigenous peoples across a multiethnic region of the Western Amazon. Copyright 2012 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2012...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2010) 57 (4): 709–739.
Published: 01 October 2010
... practices millennia deep, the yax cheel cab known from the documentary record is a colonial amalgam, a world tree at the center of a hybrid cosmology emerging over the course of over a century and a half from processes of direct as well as indirect dialogue between Mayas and Europeans. American Society...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2004) 51 (1): 137–170.
Published: 01 January 2004
... and the solidarity of the band collective. Unlike earlier static, and trait-based models of Plateau culture,this processual and historically grounded model of sociopolitical organization can account for cultural diversity among Plateau groups, can recognize patterned processes of cultural continuity...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2004) 51 (2): 257–291.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Alan Passes The article focuses on the process of naoné —nationhood—of the Palikur, a Native American people of northern Brazil and southern French Guiana, from 1500 onward. It is described how, in counteraction to colonial expansion, a corpus of preexisting clans combined with diverse other...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2001) 48 (3): 381–401.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Suzanne Oakdale This article explores a mode of historical consciousness constructed through mortuary rituals among a Brazilian Amazonian people. Paradoxically,the process of forgetting is argued to be crucial for this type of historical consciousness. The dual focus on historical consciousness and...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2001) 48 (3): 433–472.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Andrew Nurse This essay examines Marius Barbeau's early-twentieth-century Huron-Wyandot ethnography as a case study in the history of Canadian anthropology and in Canadian cultural history. It examines how Barbeau's ethnographic research became part of a broader, inherently political process...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2001) 48 (4): 559–586.
Published: 01 October 2001
...William Cummings This article argues for a reconceptualization of the process of religious conversion based on local perceptions rather than assuming that conversion is a matter of replacing old beliefs with new ones. In the case of seventeenth-century Makassar, Indonesia, Islam was perceived as a...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2015) 62 (3): 597–621.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Paja Faudree In this article, I argue for placing the study of translators and translation processes more squarely at the center of ethnohistoric research. I focus on two texts well known to scholars: a seventeenth-century text written in Chontal Maya and its contemporary translation into Spanish...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2006) 53 (2): 355–381.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Susan Elizabeth Ramírez This article develops a methodology for revealing to an outsider the un-elaborated cultural connotations of translated native words, using a case study of early intercultural communication in an Andean colonial setting. It focuses not on the general translation process from...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2011) 58 (1): 1–35.
Published: 01 January 2011
... participants in processes of change. Across tables and hearths, aboriginal people and the newcomers created a space in which static notions of race played a surprisingly small role. Instead, differences were seen as having to do with subtler concepts like generosity, cultivation, and taste. As with the belief...