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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 165–173.
Published: 01 January 2010
... and Cultural Life in a Peruvian Village . Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Urton, Gary 2003 Signs of the Inka Khipu: Binary Coding in the Andean Knotted String Records . Austin: University of Texas Press. Sodomy, Sin, and String Writing: The Moral Origins of Andean Khipu Sabine Hyland, St...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (1): 129–157.
Published: 01 January 2007
... and witchcraft. It speaks to a lived world set ambiguously between violations of social norms and the uncertainties of official culture as it examines these heterodox practices, especially as they relate to Indians. American Society for Ethnohistory 2007 From Sodomy to Superstition: The Active Pathic...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (3): 515–535.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Anderson Hagler Abstract This article analyzes three eighteenth-century sodomy cases in New Mexico to highlight the ways in which colonial authorities passed judgment on their subjects and the landscapes that they inhabited. Examining how ethnocentric outlooks shaped the ways in which Spanish...
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Ethnohistory (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...
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Ethnohistory (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 groups...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (1): 177–186.
Published: 01 January 2007
... not to the conscious efforts of Spaniards but to increasing contact with Hispanized individuals. Zeb Tortorici’s essay focuses on just such a network of thirteen indigenous men accused of committing sodomy in and around the Spanish center of Valladolid in early seventeenth-century Mexico...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (1): 216–217.
Published: 01 January 2004
... conquest on sexuality and the hybridity or syncretism produced by the intermingling of two cultures that both officially disapproved of sodomy. Nevertheless, David Higgs, in a case study of two Carmelites investigated by the Inquisition in Brazil, pro- vides fascinating testimony about the failure...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (1): 9–34.
Published: 01 January 2007
... related to Tezcatlipoca, was a cuiloni, a term that I had loosely translated as “passive partner in the act of sodomy,” but which one colonial dictionary had translated as puto.2 Three things struck me at once. First, I asked myself, why did the Spanish-language text change the god in the myth...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (1): 159–176.
Published: 01 January 2007
....” The question remained, however, whether Aguilar could participate in other kinds of sexual acts with women, what Esparragosa referred to as sodomy (pecado nefando), here raising the possibility of identifying female sexual deviance based on the size of female body parts. Daston and Park have shown...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (1): 153–162.
Published: 01 January 2008
... interest is competing Spanish and Andean notions of masculinity and femininity under colonial rule, brought to a head in the form of sodomy allegations pursued by Span- ish conquistadors, administrators, and religious authorities. What these men described as the vice or sin of sodomy...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (1): 187–194.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Caterina Pizzigoni and other Purépecha men who emphasized their Christianity along with their youth and supposed naïveté in order to mitigate their culpability in “sodomy.” Or again the case of Andrés Chan discussed by Lewis, who vividly introduces the factor of caste in the discourse around...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (3): 525–527.
Published: 01 July 2001
... given the wealth of new work that has been produced since then. The discussion of native sodomy likewise harks back to articles and papers from that era. Similarly, in their discussions of the historical con- texts of Cabeza de Vaca’s account, the secondary scholarship cited to but- tress...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 January 2004
... of the priest- hood or hierarchies of power in both Native American and colonial soci- eties facilitated contacts. Offenders confessed to multiple sexual partners, sometimes over a long period of time, despite the interdiction on sodomy, and to sexual arrangements ranging from rape to regular encounters...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (3): 527–530.
Published: 01 July 2001
... then. The discussion of native sodomy likewise harks back to articles and papers from that era. Similarly, in their discussions of the historical con- texts of Cabeza de Vaca’s account, the secondary scholarship cited to but- tress their interpretations often is outdated, as in their discussion of the Caribbean...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (1): 69–127.
Published: 01 January 2007
... or women who committed adultery, and if there were, they both died for it; and they did not eat human flesh before, nor did they commit the nefarious sin [pecado nefando27 Fray Diego de Landa echoed the encomendero’s claim that sodomy had not existed before the conquest. He observed...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 January 2007
... used the con- fessional and confession manuals to promote their own notions of sexual desire in Maya communities, Maya petitioners used the Spanish Inquisi- tion to assert some control over the priests. Lewis uses Inquisition and criminal sources to connect sodomy and witchcraft, thus...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 175–182.
Published: 01 January 2010
... in Spanish (this volume, 165–174). Beliefs about the appropriate, Christian usage of written language are revealed in relief by the assertion that ancient Peruvian writing was banned because of its intrinsic links to idolatry and sodomy. Writing, we learn, is inherently connected to moral...
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Ethnohistory (2024) 71 (1): 27–45.
Published: 01 January 2024
... Fanny R. , and Bandelier Adolph F. A. 1937 . Historical Documents Relating to New Mexico, Nueva Vizcaya, and Approaches Thereto, to 1773 . Vol. 3 . Baltimore : Lord Baltimore . Hagler Anderson . 2019 . “ Archival Epistemology: Honor, Sodomy, and Indians in Eighteenth-Century New...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (2): 271–296.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., menstruation, sexual intercourse, sodomy, whore, and hermaphrodite. One can only imagine the conversations that yielded this terminology. While Marlière’s linguistic contributions might seem rather modest, they are consistent in method and scope with the reports of European scientists. Most naturalists were...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (2): 309–331.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., adultery, and purported sodomy as evidence of religious infidelity (ibid.: 12, 40, 160–61; Tavárez 2011: 33–34). The statement that they were now “under the yoke of the Holy Mother Church” might have been either the informants’ sarcastic jab at church policy or a righteous insertion by the RG...