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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 (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 (2023) 70 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Sabine Hyland Abstract Andean pictographic writing, once considered the creation of foreign missionaries, is now recognized as a series of locally developed scripts that emerged after contact with alphabetic writing. However, the role of stylistic variation within the Andean pictographic scripts...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (4): 559–586.
Published: 01 October 2001
... at Vijayanagara. Journal of Asian Studies 55 (4): 851 -80. Wolhoff, G. J., and Abdurrahim 1959 Sedjarah Gowa . Ujung Pandang: Jajasan Kebudajaan Sulawesi Selatan dan Tenggara. Scripting Islamization: Arabic Texts in Early Modern Makassar...
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Ethnohistory (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 (2010) 57 (1): 87–116.
Published: 01 January 2010
...John F. Chuchiak, IV This paper offers a revisionist viewpoint on the nature of colonial Maya literacy, showing that the colonial Yucatec Maya elite utilized both the traditional hieroglyphic script and the new alphabetic writing skills taught by the Franciscan friars. By adapting and utilizing...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 573–595.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of the Bacabs.1 As scripts for performance, entextualized incantations must take into account (implicitly or explicitly) the considerations discussed above. In my analysis, I pay special attention to genre labeling and explicit directions regarding performance, to abbre- viation conventions...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 117–133.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Galen Brokaw and they clearly employ an indigenous iconographic style, or calcographic style as Valadés calls it. The relationship between the classical memory system and Mesoamerican iconographic script resides in the fact that they both employ images. Valadés does not discuss in any...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., Steven 2004 The First Writing: Script Invention as History and Process . New York: Cambridge University Press. La Jara, Victoria de 1973 La découverte de l'écriture péruvienne. ARCHEO (Lima) 62 : 8 -15. Leroi-Gourhan, André 1993 [1964] Gesture and Speech . Cambridge: MIT Press...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 175–182.
Published: 01 January 2010
...- enced by social contexts. At the level of character/system/script, this may include indexical relationships between script use and group membership, for example; at the text level, this may involve complex networks of produc- tion, distribution, and access. What Constitutes the “Graphic...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 165–173.
Published: 01 January 2010
... evidence, it appears that the author of the Quito Manuscript was an indigenous or mestizo individual from the Quito area (Hyland 2007: The Moral Origins of Andean Khipu 167 57–68). Montesinos copied most of Book II directly from the Quito Manu- script, to which he had...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 651–674.
Published: 01 July 2015
... notations. Letters must be sufficiently dis- tinct and well rendered in any given text to be recognizable. For maximum utility, the alphabet should be simple enough to learn and use.3 All those of us who work on colonial Maya know how challenging the paleography can be. Script style varies over time...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 439–441.
Published: 01 April 2006
... from the authors’ eclectic vision of the hieroglyphs as a ‘‘transdialectal script’’ (9). Such practice falls below current standards of evidence for the decipherment of logographs (see Houston et al. 2001: 7–10), the vast majority of which have but one reading, regardless of geographic region...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (4): 749–753.
Published: 01 October 2013
... in this collection is a manu- script of forty-­four pages written in Yucatec Maya that was cataloged as a “Christian doctrine.” In the summer of 2012 while searching BYU’s archives for Maya religious texts, I fortuitously came across this manuscript. Having performed a preliminary analysis and deliberated...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 469–495.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Writing without Words: Alternative Literacies in Mesoamerica and the Andes . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Boone Elizabeth Hill Urton Gary 2011 Their Way of Writing: Scripts, Signs, and Pictographies in Pre-Columbian America . Washington, DC : Dumbarton Oaks . Bricker...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 442–443.
Published: 01 April 2006
... from the authors’ eclectic vision of the hieroglyphs as a ‘‘transdialectal script’’ (9). Such practice falls below current standards of evidence for the decipherment of logographs (see Houston et al. 2001: 7–10), the vast majority of which have but one reading, regardless of geographic region...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (2): 492–494.
Published: 01 April 2005
... andsacrificeofanenemywarriorattheroyalcourtofRedMountaininthe early fifteenth century. Although the play refers to events that took place before the European invasion, the earliest surviving script was copied in the highland Guatemalan town of Rabinal in the mid-nineteenth century. Tedlock’s translation draws from both an 1862 publication and from his...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (2): 494–496.
Published: 01 April 2005
... andsacrificeofanenemywarriorattheroyalcourtofRedMountaininthe early fifteenth century. Although the play refers to events that took place before the European invasion, the earliest surviving script was copied in the highland Guatemalan town of Rabinal in the mid-nineteenth century. Tedlock’s translation draws from both an 1862 publication and from his...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (2): 496–497.
Published: 01 April 2005
... andsacrificeofanenemywarriorattheroyalcourtofRedMountaininthe early fifteenth century. Although the play refers to events that took place before the European invasion, the earliest surviving script was copied in the highland Guatemalan town of Rabinal in the mid-nineteenth century. Tedlock’s translation draws from both an 1862 publication and from his...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (2): 498–501.
Published: 01 April 2005
... andsacrificeofanenemywarriorattheroyalcourtofRedMountaininthe early fifteenth century. Although the play refers to events that took place before the European invasion, the earliest surviving script was copied in the highland Guatemalan town of Rabinal in the mid-nineteenth century. Tedlock’s translation draws from both an 1862 publication and from his...