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Ethnohistory (1 January 2016) 63 (1): 205–206.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Matthew Casey Subjects or Citizens: British Caribbean Workers in Cuba, 1900–1960 . By Whitney Robert and Laffita Graciela Chailloux . ( Gainesville : University Press of Florida , 2013 . x + 238 pp., introduction, maps, tables, notes, bibliography, index . $74.95 cloth...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2013) 60 (2): 340–342.
Published: 01 April 2013
...James H. McDonald Constructing Citizenship: Transnational Workers and Revolution on the Mexico-Guatemala Border, 1880–1950 . By Nolan-Ferrell Catherine . ( Tucson : University of Arizona Press , 2012 . ix + 227pp., introduction, appendixes, notes, bibliography, index . $50.00 cloth...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2013) 60 (1): 51–76.
Published: 01 January 2013
... what was at stake for hopeful Indian relocatees and their attitudes toward the potential benefits and pitfalls of urban migration. Copyright 2013 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2013 Willing Workers: Urban Relocation and American Indian Initiative, 1940s–1960s Douglas K. Miller...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2016) 63 (2): 447–449.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Peter Benson The Struggle for Maize: Campesinos, Workers, and Transgenic Corn in the Mexican Countryside . By Fitting Elizabeth . ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2011 . 320 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, appendix, notes, glossary, bibliography, index . $84.95 cloth, $23.95...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2019) 66 (3): 565–592.
Published: 01 July 2019
... students to assimilate as low-status workers into American society and move away from their reservation communities. However, beginning with the first graduating class, Navajo students took advantage of the training but did not necessarily conform to policy makers’ expectations. Copyright 2019 by...
Published: 01 October 2017
Figure 2. This archaeological site includes a wickiup residence for Paiute workers, yet the Paiute neighborhood of Mono Mills also included many Western-style wood houses with metal shingles and glass windows. Figure 2. This archaeological site includes a wickiup residence for Paiute workers More
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2008) 55 (1): 87–118.
Published: 01 January 2008
...-based fisheries on which native communities had depended for millennia. Although fisheries officers enforced these rules, Indian agents—the field workers of the Department of Indian Affairs—were the ones who oversaw day-to-day life in native villages, including the fisheries. This article examines the...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2008) 55 (2): 203–227.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Karen E. Richman Mimesis was essential to the birth of Haitian Vodou art. During the 1940s, worker-artists in urban Haiti imitated foreign entrepreneurs' imitations of their imagined essence. Yet the role of mimetic interplay in folk-art reproduction was concealed by loftier claims of authenticity...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 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...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2009) 56 (4): 699–731.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Colleen E. Boyd In 2003, construction began on a graving dock that would bring marine projects to the Olympic Peninsula and provide family-wage jobs. It appeared to be a good fit for the city of Port Angeles, Washington, and its surrounding communities. Shortly after construction began, workers...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2018) 65 (2): 330–331.
Published: 01 April 2018
.... One of the great strengths of the book is the way Ardren brings the invisible into the fore. For example, Ardren considers the people who worked specific occupations, such as the workers who traveled back and forth from Chunchucmil on a seasonal basis to work in the salt flats to the west of the site...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2014) 61 (4): 671–679.
Published: 01 October 2014
... that changed the lives of workers during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and that continues to pose a threat to the people of this region today. Archival documents provide some information for the stories I want to think about in this essay, but more important are two sites of memory...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2008) 55 (3): 491–496.
Published: 01 July 2008
... and returned to the coffee finca. Disci- pline was strict and physical abuse was common. In fact, about 25 percent of coffee workers ran away each year. Many were arrested while trying to harvest their own milpas near their homes. Dore works hard at describing gender relations, and there are...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2017) 64 (4): 471–495.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Figure 2. This archaeological site includes a wickiup residence for Paiute workers, yet the Paiute neighborhood of Mono Mills also included many Western-style wood houses with metal shingles and glass windows. Figure 2. This archaeological site includes a wickiup residence for Paiute workers...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2016) 63 (1): 197–198.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., glossary, bibliography, index. $29.95 paper.) Michele M. Stephens, West Virginia University Elizabeth Terese Newman’s historical investigation of a nineteenth-century hacienda provides a glimpse into the lives of peasant workers that few scholars have uncovered. She does so using an innovative...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2018) 65 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 January 2018
... by historians. Indian labor was imported, especially from the populous regions of the central plateau and Michoacán. To persuade workers to come, indigenous migrants in Zacatecas were exempted from tribute and forced labor drafts, and free wage labor quickly became the mainstay of the economy. Many...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2018) 65 (3): 523–524.
Published: 01 July 2018
... unclear or misleading formulations. Still, this courageous and well-informed work should help disinterested readers understand Spain and challenge partisans to think again. Workers whom their employers called “Chinese” in eighteenth-century Borneo wrote to their places of origin, spreading the...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2016) 63 (4): 752–753.
Published: 01 October 2016
...” differentiates between choreographed and volcanic memory, the former fixed and tangibly captured in monuments and memorabilia, the latter volatile, “leaving traces but no monuments” (149); “Archipelago” illustrates the interconnectedness of the region, its importance to the left, internationalist workers who...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2016) 63 (4): 766–767.
Published: 01 October 2016
... officials already convinced that Navajo land was worthless gave unfettered access to energy companies for uranium exploration and mining. Corporations left large stretches of land littered with radioactive waste and Navajo workers and their families plagued with devastating health issues. This, of course...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2017) 64 (3): 437–438.
Published: 01 July 2017
... central roles in defining peoples. One of Cameron’s signal contributions is her focus on gender. Cultures across the world, she shows, nearly always preferred female captives to male, often targeting artisans and craft workers for their skills. Her arguments about the influence of captives on captor...