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Ethnohistory (1 April 2002) 49 (2): 458–460.
Published: 01 April 2002
... sexual abuse’’ to discourage Indian students from practicing their religion (77). Similarly, church- and government-sponsored medical programs, Niezen shows, systematically undermined the integrity of indigenous heal...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2007) 54 (1): 69–127.
Published: 01 January 2007
...John F. Chuchiak, IV Differing from the rapid political, economic, and social conquests, the conquest of indigenous sexuality was often a long and deeply contested arena of indigenous-Spanish encounters. The roots of what can be called the “sexual conquest” of the Yucatec Maya began with the...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2009) 56 (4): 775–777.
Published: 01 October 2009
...- nizing ways to others convinced of its timeless virtue. But historicizing it, contextualizing it, locating it within a colonial apparatus of state and patri- archal power and Euro-Canadian middle-class fears of sexual immorality and race suicide, and illustrating how it does not advance the well...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2004) 51 (3): 489–533.
Published: 01 July 2004
..., and power dynamics. I contrast colonial Mapuche (Reche) perceptions of machi as co-gender specialists having alternative sexualities with the discourses of sodomy, sorcery, and effeminacy used by Spanish and criollo soldiers and Jesuit priests. I explore the process by which the categories of the two...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2007) 54 (1): 159–176.
Published: 01 January 2007
... considers Esparragosa's report on Aguilar's sexual ambiguity and his efforts to classify her. The first section analyzes the scope and purpose of the report and places Esparragosa's anatomical and physiological assertions within the context of Enlightenment-era understandings of sexuality and sexual...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2007) 54 (4): 669–695.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Gray Whaley This article analyzes social change in the emerging colonial world of the lower Columbia River from 1805 to 1838, particularly regarding gender and sexuality. It teases out distinctions among formal marriages, informal “custom of the country” arrangements, the exercise of sexual...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2007) 54 (4): 766–767.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Catherine Cocks Coyote Nation: Sexuality, Race, and Conquest in Modernizing New Mexico, 1880-1920. By Pablo Mitchell. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005. xv + 235 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $50.00 cloth, $20.00 paper.) American...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2000) 47 (2): 508–510.
Published: 01 April 2000
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2001) 48 (4): 762–766.
Published: 01 October 2001
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2013) 60 (4): 786–787.
Published: 01 October 2013
...John F. Schwaller The Flower and the Scorpion: Sexuality and Ritual in Early Nahua Culture. By Sigal Pete . ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2011 . xvi + 361 pp., preface, illustrations, appendix, abbreviations, notes, bibliography, index . $94.95 cloth, $25.95 paper...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2007) 54 (1): 35–67.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Zeb Tortorici This essay focuses on a 1604 document from Morelia's criminal archive dealing initially with the prosecution of two Purépecha men accused of committing sodomy in a temascal . Attention is paid to individual testimonies and details surrounding sexual acts between the men in the...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2010) 57 (1): 165–173.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Sabine Hyland According to the anonymous seventeenth-century author of the Quito Manuscript, ancient Andeans once possessed a writing system ( qillqa ) that they replaced with knotted strings ( khipu ) as part of the religious and sexual reform of their nation. The manuscript's redactor, Fernando...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2005) 52 (4): 673–687.
Published: 01 October 2005
... vehicle of women's ritual power, used as the basis for magical potions to cast supernatural illness, in sexual witchcraft practices, and even, at times, as a flash point for women's disorderly behavior in public settings. The gendered associations of chocolate with ritual power and disorder in Guatemala...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2007) 54 (1): 9–34.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Pete Sigal This article provides a method for interpreting the place of sexuality in texts that defy analysis. The author uses one source, the Florentine Codex , a large and complex bilingual Nahuatl and Spanish document, to decipher some elements about cross-dressing individuals, homosexualities...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2007) 54 (1): 129–157.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Laura A. Lewis Engaging primary documents and scholarly debates, this article examines an array of practices in colonial Mexico as it undertakes a discursive account of how gender ideologies informed the politics of discipline and a range of behaviors from atypical sexuality to cross-dressing and...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2015) 62 (4): 707–727.
Published: 01 October 2015
... communities. Less attention has been paid the pre–gold rush period, in which a more complex social and sexual milieu emerged, influenced by the labor and familial relations of the fur trade. In California's Central Valley, white and Native Hawaiian settlers pursued relationships with Plains Miwok– and Valley...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2012) 59 (2): 323–351.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Paul Charney This article is a detailed analysis of thirteen wills, perhaps fitting for such a short time span. It explores how Andean men and women of the Lima Valley crafted their own hybrid counter-narrative as manifested by their reconstituted families, inheritance practices, sexual behavior...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2007) 54 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 January 2007
... sexualities demonstrates the importance of ethnohistory to the development of not just particular historiographies but also the theoretical frameworks that guide both historical and anthropo- logical research. The guest editors and contributors have broached impor- tant new topics for ethnohistorical...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2007) 54 (1): 177–186.
Published: 01 January 2007
... competition; labeling particular acts as sinful and criminal was no more successful at controlling sexuality in indigenous America than it had been in Europe. As all these authors agree, the “sexual conquest” is connected to other relations of authority in Spanish America and, like other colonial...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2007) 54 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Pete Sigal; John F. Chuchiak, IV American Society for Ethnohistory 2007 Guest Editors’ Introduction Pete Sigal, Duke University John F. Chuchiak IV, Missouri State University This special issue of Ethnohistory presents new scholarship on colonial Mesoamerican sexualities...