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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (2): 340–343.
Published: 01 April 2011
... cloth.) Blazing Cane: Sugar Communities, Class, and State Formation in Cuba, 1868–1959 . By McGillivray Gillian . ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2009 . xxvi + 386 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, maps, illustrations, appendix, glossary, bibliography, index . $24.95 , paper...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Julia G. Young Religion and State Formation in Postrevolutionary Mexico . By Fallaw Ben . ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2013 . xx + 329 pp., glossary, notes, introduction, bibliography, index . $25.95 paper.) Copyright 2016 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2016...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (4): 637–662.
Published: 01 October 2013
...David L. Haskell The recent translation and description of La memoria de don Melchor Caltzin , produced in 1543 and the earliest document written in the Tarascan (Purhépecha) language, opens an important window into the study of Tarascan historiography and state formation, which has generally been...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (2): 301–325.
Published: 01 April 2016
... into being. This case study contributes to the literature about popular and in particular indigenous politics by considering an instance of state formation in a frontier region where the institutional presence of the central administration was sparse. Without external provocation, some Arhuacos invited...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (4): 611–642.
Published: 01 October 2003
... the 1989 attempt to redefine itself as a “new” county according to Mexico's 1917 Revolutionary Constitution. The second objective is to raise questions and broader issues regarding new social movements, state formation analyzed from the “bottom-up,” the importance of the authority structure of the town...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (4): 721–747.
Published: 01 October 2013
... the timing and nature of ethnic transformation among these populations, arguing that the key shift to a generic ladino identity occurred later than previously proposed. They also suggest the need for greater attention to the role of state formation in ethnic change, as the casta population described here...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (2): 247–267.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of another state. In the course of this campaign, they transformed themselves from a political to a legal subject and took the position of what today would be called an “indigenous” community. The court translated the paradoxical formation of indigeneity—being legally incorporated and excluded at the same...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (1-2): 205–236.
Published: 01 April 2001
... through town in military formation. This procession's historical antecedents are extraordinarily complex, where current stagings of independent state power rely heavily on hybridized forms drawn from competing hegemonic orders that span the precolonial to postcolonial eras. In Ambanja disjunction...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (2): 291–319.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Richard S. Hill “Race relations” are an ever-present topic of public discourse and state policy formation in New Zealand. The emphasis is generally upon the relationship between the indigenous Maori, on the one hand, and the state and the majority ethno-cultural population group, the European...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (3): 491–523.
Published: 01 July 2011
... fantasies today.” Furthermore, like-­ minded scholars have also emphasized that the “constructivist” assump- tions that underpin theories of invented tribalism and tradition simplify the role of African individuals in identity formation and vastly overestimate the power and reach of the colonial state...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (4): 663–692.
Published: 01 October 2013
... the chronic labor problems that had plagued the former colony since its formation. Interdisciplinary research at the Hacienda San Miguel Acocotla and in its associated descendant communities offers a case study of some of the tactics that may have been used to control agrarian workers during the century...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 759–760.
Published: 01 October 2019
... state building in Ohio, Harper argues, challenges both top-down and bottom-up interpretations of the subject, and particularly disputes long-standing assumptions that only minimal violence accompanied American state formation. Classic Weberian models of orderly top-down state formation did not occur...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (4): 503–508.
Published: 01 October 2008
... in Yucatán since 1500 . Tucson: University of Arizona Press. Grandin, Greg 2000 The Blood of Guatemala: A History of Race and Nation . Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Joseph, Gilbert M., and Daniel Nugent, eds. 1994 Everyday Forms of State Formation: Revolution and the Negotiation of Rule...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (3): 531–532.
Published: 01 July 2001
... typologies of state formation which ‘‘make it too easy to think in terms of one repetitive [global] sequence of prototypi- cal forms’’ and toward a model that embraces variability and social dynamism. The strengths of the text are many. First, the authors summarize a large body of data on Oaxacan...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (4): 745–746.
Published: 01 October 2016
.... Mexican Exodus lays the groundwork for future studies that examine the intersection of religious practice, migration, and transnational state and identity formations. Building on Young’s scholarship, new research might examine the use of Roman Catholicism as an antidote to perceived and real ideological...
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Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (3): 354–355.
Published: 01 July 2022
... and eighteenth centuries was fundamentally different from the ways they experienced it in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, due to the symbiotic evolution of liberalism and negative perceptions of Indigenous peoples within the formation of the Canadian state. Based on his doctoral dissertation...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (3): 535–565.
Published: 01 July 2004
..., Territory, and European State Formation. Comparative Studies in Society and History 41 (2): 374 -405. Buisseret, D., ed. 1992 Monarchs, Ministers,and Maps: The Emergence of Cartography as a Tool of Government in Early Modern Europe . Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Dani, A. H. 1989...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (3): 416–417.
Published: 01 July 2023
..., and Agrarian Struggle in Postrevolutionary Michoacán, 1920–1935 ; Jennie Purnell’s Popular Movements and State Formation in Revolutionary Mexico: The Agraristas and Cristeros of Michoacán ; and Mark Lawrence’s Insurgency, Counter-insurgency and Policing in Centre-West Mexico, 1926–1929: Fighting Cristeros . ...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (4): 525–552.
Published: 01 October 2008
... reformers alike. While Joseph and Nugent have called, fruitfully, for the study of the popular dynamics of “everyday forms of state formation,” most scholars take the nature of “the popular” as a given. To trace the genealogy of el pueblo is to consider it as both idea and practice, a constantly...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (4): 547–548.
Published: 01 October 2017
... that will be valuable to readers in the evolving field of New Conquest History, and also to those who study ground-level state formation in the independence period. Barry Robinson’s study of conquest, settlement, and rebellion is geographically narrow, chronologically deep, and thematically rich. At its center...