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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (1-2): 359–361.
Published: 01 April 2001
... be hoping for too much. Reading and Writing the Lakota Language: Lakota Iyapi Un Wowapi Nahan Yawapi. By Albert White Hat Sr. Edited by Jael Kampfe, foreword by Vine Deloria Jr. (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1999. xiv...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (2): 365–367.
Published: 01 April 2007
...David Webster Art and Writing in the Maya Cities, AD 600-800: A Poetics of Line. By Adam Herring. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xi + 316 pp, introduction, maps, photos, drawings, notes, bibliography, index. $85.00 cloth.) American Society for Ethnohistory 2007 Book Reviews...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (1): 202–203.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Albany should appeal to a large audience, who will appreciate his fluent writing. Bradley’s objective is twofold. First, he tries to answer the question of how relationships developed between two sets of groups: on the one side two Native peoples, the Mahicans along the Hudson River...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (2): 435–444.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Ueli Hostettler American Society for Ethnohistory 2004 Ethnographic Perspectives in Maya Studies: Trends in Writing about Mayas in Guatemala, Mexico, and Belize Ueli Hostettler, University of Bern, Switzerland La estructura y evolución demográfica de un sistema campesino: La pobla...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (3): 649–653.
Published: 01 July 2004
..., bibliography, appendices, index. $39.95 cloth.) 2004 Book Reviews Writing Violence on the Northern Frontier: The Historiography of Sixteenth-Century New Mexico and Florida and the Legacy of Con- quest. By José Rabasa. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2000. xiv + 359 pp., introduction...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (4): 701–723.
Published: 01 October 2004
...Theda Perdue American Society for Ethnohistory 2004 Race and Culture: Writing the Ethnohistory of the Early South Theda Perdue, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill In 1830, Lewis Cass, the governor of Michigan Territory and an acknowl- edged expert on Indians, contributed...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (3): 419–444.
Published: 01 July 2014
... conversations about the meaning of Indigenous empowerment in modern America and the ideal form that it should take. Copyright 2014 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2014 Competing Visions of Empowerment: Oneida Progressive-­Era Politics and Writing Tribal Histories Doug Kiel, Williams College...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 469–495.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Kathryn E. Sampeck This article will explore how Pipil writing compares to better-known Central Mexican pictorial manuscripts. The sole evidence for preconquest writing in this region was presented in the seventeenth century by Don Francisco Antonio de Fuentes y Guzmán through his drawings...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (4): 793–794.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Sarahh Scher The Lettered Mountain: A Peruvian Village's Way with Writing. By Salomon Frank and Niño-Murcia Mercedes . ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2012 . xiv + 368 pp., preface, introduction, appendix, notes, references, index . $25.95 paper.) Copyright 2013...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 73–85.
Published: 01 January 2010
...-Day Calendars. Ancient Mesoamerica 19 , no. 1 (2008): 67 -81. Zapotec Time, Alphabetic Writing, and the Public Sphere David Tavárez, Vassar College Abstract. In this essay, I analyze a sample drawn from a corpus of about 107 alpha- betic texts that were produced in a clandestine...
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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 (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 (2010) 57 (1): 175–182.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., language ideology, and multileveled semiotic functioning. As the illustrations discussed here suggest, writing and other forms of graphic representation powerfully connect the ideological and material cultural realms, and their patterns of use (including production, distribution, circulation...
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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 (2013) 60 (1): 162–163.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Rose Stremlau The Cherokee Syllabary: Writing the People's Perseverance . By Cushman Ellen . ( Norman : University of Oklahoma Press , 2011 . v + 238 pp., preface, acknowledgments, notes, references, bibliography, index . $34.95 cloth.) Copyright 2013 by American Society...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (1): 181–184.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Galen Brokaw Into the Archive: Writing and Power in Colonial Peru . By Burns Kathryn . ( Durham : Duke University Press , 2011 . xv + 247 pp., preface, acknowledgments, notes, bibliography, index . $79.95 cloth, $22.95 paper.) Copyright 2013 by American Society...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (3): 543–544.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Daniel R. Mandell Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians Out of Existence in New England . By O'Brien Jean M. . ( Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2010 . xxvi + 270 pp., note on sources, introduction, acknowledgments, index . $25.00 paper.) Copyright 2011...
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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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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 5. Top half of Pickering 2; the writing on Pickering 2 is faded, although still legible. Image by Manuel Medrano, from the collection of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, 21-50-30/F295. More
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Published: 01 January 2022
Figure 1. The logogram tonatiw in Nahuatl writing. (a) Name tag of Juan Tonatiuh. Detail from Matrícula de Huexotzinco, f. 579v. (b) Name tag of Alonso Itztonatiuh. The tonatiw sun disk has alternating yellow rays with black obsidian blades, corresponding to the logogram itz . Detail from More