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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (4): 625–649.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Ellen Cushman The development of the Cherokee syllabary from script to print happened during a time in the tribe's history when great pressures were upon them to civilize, adopt English and the Roman alphabet, and establish a government. Between 1821 and 1828, the syllabary itself went through...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (3): 437–464.
Published: 01 July 2019
... strategies. This process, rather than marginalizing knotted cords all together, as it is sometimes assumed, turned khipukamayuq into important, yet often overlooked agents for the gradual establishment of the Roman Catholic calendar in Andean rural parishes. Unraveling the basic principles for the accounting...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (2): 215–235.
Published: 01 April 2016
... are not conventional modes of historical writing, either indigenous or Western, but in the first case a Roman Catholic catechism adapted into pictorial form and in the second a religious drama linked to Renaissance and baroque European performance traditions. Both genres had been assimilated into indigenous textual...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (4): 880–885.
Published: 01 October 2002
.... xxii + 232 pp.,foreword, introduction, appendixes, notes, index. $22.95 paper.) By Bernard Romans. Edited by Kathryn E. Holland Braund. (Tuscaloosa:University of Alabama Press, 1999. xiv + 442 pp., introduction, illustrations,maps, notes, bibliography, index. $44.95 cloth.) 2002...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (4): 686–687.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Aztec monuments and imperial expansion, with almost no comparative mention of the Romans. Jonathan Edmondson intriguingly implies that Roman monuments in Spain might have provided models for urban planning in the New World; however, the bulk of his essay recounts how Roman monuments undergirded imperial...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (1): 221–222.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., bibliography, index. $55.00 hardcover.) Copyright 2019 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2019 The Spanish Conquest and subsequent introduction of Roman Catholicism into the Maya region in the sixteenth century resulted in the abrupt confrontation of two major world cultures, each having no prior...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (2): 263–284.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., indigenous foodways, Five Tribes, diabetes, indigenous health decline, traditional foods In the 1770s, Bernard Romans, the intrepid explorer, navigator, and natu- ralist, described tribes of the Southeast as “well made, of a good stature, and neatly limbed,” and their “teeth are very good.” Anyone...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (3): 550–552.
Published: 01 July 2001
... the ethnographic present into its proper historical context. The collection of articles is organized in a ‘‘rolling focus’’ time-line and spatial dimension, beginning with the dynamics of expanding states, such Book Reviews as the Roman frontier...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (3): 552–555.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Lyle Campbell By Edward G. Gray. (Princeton, : Princeton University Press,1999. xiv + 188 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, conclusion, bibliography,index. $40.00 cloth.) 2001 Book Reviews as the Roman frontier in North Africa War...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 73–85.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., or yolaachi, and yoxoh, yoxoo, or yoxooh. In a somewhat unusual but not surprising instance of graphic pluralism, the author of booklet 41 used a mixture of characters for numerals; while most numbers are indicated in Roman characters, “four” is written with the Arabic character 4, “five” is 4i...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (4): 473–494.
Published: 01 October 2023
... and transmission of an Indigenous memory; Chimalpahin’s archivization of huehuetlahtolli (ancient stories) using the Roman alphabet enables him to trace the contradictions and the disjunctures in writing history. His Nahua historiography allows for the incorporation and inscription of Indigenous imaginaries...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 135–164.
Published: 01 January 2010
... names and signs (both Roman numerals and Hindu-Arabic number signs), on the other. However, since on the knotted cord side of this equation, we do not have readable, phonetically based signs for number names, how confident can we be that the readings/translations we give of cord configurations...
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Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 January 2022
... of the Turtle Mountain Métis and Anishinaabeg. We also encountered examples of women’s experiences in colonial records, such as the historical accounts left by Roman Catholic priests. Métis women involved in the nineteenth-century buffalo hunts were skilled negotiators. Their wide range of approaches...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (1): 137–170.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., Elizabeth 1987 A Sobriety Movement among the Shuswap Indians of Alkali Lake. Master's thesis , Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia. 1995a Resistance, Coercion and Revitalization: The Shuswap Encounter with Roman Catholic Missionaries, 1860-1900. Ethnohistory 42 : 231 -63...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 497–524.
Published: 01 July 2015
... the text, and the Nahuatl prose reveals obvious patterns of word choice and spelling that vary from one part to the next. The text from Texupan represents the convergence of two writing systems, when the native tradition remained strong and when indigenous writers had begun to learn the Roman...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (4): 690–691.
Published: 01 October 2018
... amassed, publishing them in a composite volume in Madrid in 1746. Boturini affirmed that his tripartite model for the history of the Indies—a divine age of the gods, a heroic age, and a third, human age of historic time—was inspired by the Roman historian of thought and belief, Marcus Terentius Varro...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (2): 223–244.
Published: 01 April 2007
... City, NY: Doubleday. Duff, James 1942 The Letters of Saint Jerome: A Selection to Illustrate Roman Christian Life in the Fourth Century . Dublin: Browne and Nolan. Fernández-Armesto, Felipe 1991 Columbus . Oxford: Oxford University Press. Gleach, Frederic 1997 Powhatan's World...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (3): 455–479.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., birds occupy an exalted role in the dialectics of divination. Methods for interpreting the behavior of certain birds as ominous signs are found all over the world, but it is in the writings of Roman authors that we find the most comprehensive literary articulation of an ancient science of divining bird...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (2): 437–438.
Published: 01 April 2016
..., thematic brushstrokes. Iberian colonization was punctuated by papal bulls and treaties, but in practice these only raised further questions about interpretation and enforcement. Locals accordingly preferred to invoke the flexible Roman doctrine of possession as the basis of their land claims. Because...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (3): 611–612.
Published: 01 July 2019
..., such as Tarascan and Caxcan, these groups did not always hold the same cultural or linguistic similarities, as the colonial documents might suggest. On the other hand, José Francisco Román Gutiérrez’s chapter argues that these groups at least shared some cultural, symbolic, and religious similarities. He points...