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Ethnohistory (1 January 2006) 53 (1): 256–258.
Published: 01 January 2006
... Stephens and Frederick Catherwood, who visited over fifty ancient Maya sites between 1839 and 1841. Their expeditions resulted in two enormously successful travelogues, Incidents in Travel in Central America (1841) and Incidents in Travel in Yucatán (1843), which awakened U.S. interest in the ancient...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2012) 59 (3): 659–661.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Manuella Meyer Diseased Relations: Epidemics, Public Health, and State-Building in Yucatán, Mexico, 1847–1924 . By McCrea Heather . ( Albuquerque : University of Mexico Press , 2011 . 288 pp., acknowledgments, afterword, illustrations, map, bibliography, index . $27.95 paper...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2014) 61 (4): 715–738.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Linda K. Williams Late seventeenth-century murals in the camarín of the colonial Church of the Conception in Tabí, Yucatán, include an unusual image of Saint Michael and a dragon in the birth chamber of the Virgin Mary. The murals of the camarín served as a backdrop for the miracle-working statue...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2014) 61 (4): 739–759.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Rajeshwari Dutt In this article I delve into the life story of one particular cacique (indigenous leader), Angelino Uicab of the town of Teya, during a particularly significant period in the history of Yucatán: the Caste War. Focusing on the 1840s and 1850s I use the Uicab case to show how...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2008) 55 (2): 346–349.
Published: 01 April 2008
...: Native-Language Writings from Colonial Mexico, Oaxaca, Yucatan, and Guatemala. Edited by Matthew Restall, Lisa Sousa, and Kevin Terraciano. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. 245 pp., documents, images, glossary, maps, bibliography, index. $25.00 paper.) Annals of His Time...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2015) 62 (1): 172–173.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Matthew Restall The Modern Maya: Incidents of Travel and Friendship in Yucatán . By Everton Macduff . ( Austin : University of Texas Press , 2012 . xiii + 352 pp., photographs, foreword, epilogue, glossary, suggested reading . $50.00 cloth.) Copyright 2015 by American Society for...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2015) 62 (3): 651–674.
Published: 01 July 2015
...William F. Hanks The article outlines the formation and spread of alphabetic writing and reading in Colonial Yucatán. Over the colonial period, Maya people adapted to, appropriated, and ultimately expropriated alphabetic writing for their own purposes. Drawing on what Matthew Restall has called the...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2016) 63 (1): 195–196.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Mark Christensen Maya Lords and Lordships: The Formation of Colonial Society in Yucatán, 1350–1600 . By Quezada Sergio . Translated by Rugeley Terry . ( Norman : University of Oklahoma Press , 2014 . vii + 248 pp., preface, introduction, appendixes, glossary, bibliography, index...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2011) 58 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 January 2011
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2011) 58 (4): 753–754.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Mark Lentz In the Name of El Pueblo: Place, Community, and the Politics of History in Yucatán . By Eiss Paul K. . ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2010 . xv + 337 pp., introduction, maps, appendix, glossary, bibliography, index . $23.95 paper.) Copyright 2011 by American Society...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2011) 58 (2): 350–352.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Wolfgang Gabbert Rebellion Now and Forever: Mayas, Hispanics, and Caste War Violence in Yucatán, 1800–1880 . By Rugeley Terry . ( Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2009 . 488 pp., introduction, illustrations, maps, bibliography, index . $65.00 cloth.) Copyright 2011 by...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2019) 66 (1): 221–222.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Allen J. Christenson The Teabo Manuscript: Maya Christian Copybooks, Chilam Balams, and Native Text Production in Yucatan . By Mark Z. Christensen . ( Austin : University of Texas Press , 2016 . xv + 321 pp., illustrations, maps, acknowledgments, conclusion, appendix, notes, bibliography...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2010) 57 (1): 87–116.
Published: 01 January 2010
... for Ethnohistory 2010 Writing as Resistance: Maya Graphic Pluralism and Indigenous Elite Strategies for Survival in Colonial Yucatan, 1550–1750 John F. Chuchiak IV, Missouri State University Abstract. This paper offers a revisionist viewpoint on the nature of colonial Maya literacy...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2016) 63 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Beatriz M. Reyes-Foster; Rachael Kangas Ix Tab, the ancient Maya suicide goddess, appears in various settings in the contemporary popular culture of Yucatán, Mexico. In a state where the suicide rate is double the Mexican national average, discourses about Ix Tab feed misconceptions about...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2014) 61 (4): 681–713.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Eleanor Harrison-Buck This article examines the so-called First Chronicle of the Maya Books of Chilam Balam, a segment of shared content found in three of the native copybooks from northern Yucatán, including the Tizimin, the Chumayel, and the Maní, also known as the Códice Pérez. I reevaluate the...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2014) 61 (4): 761–784.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Fernando Armstrong-Fumero This article focuses on two narratives that claim that a pre-Hispanic pyramid at Chichén Itzá is the biblical Tower of Babel. One “Mayan Babel” is represented in a series of stories told by rural Maya speakers in Yucatán, the other in an unpublished manuscript written by...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2015) 62 (3): 421–444.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Victoria R. Bricker The Archivo Notarial del Estado in Mérida, Yucatán, contains a large collection of approximately 550 documents in the Maya language from the municipal records of Tekanto, a small town located about 54 kilometers east of Mérida. The earliest Maya documents in the collection bear...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2009) 56 (2): 227–268.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Victoria R. Bricker; Rebecca E. Hill Dense collections of eighteenth-century wills and death registers from Tekanto and Ixil, two towns in northern Yucatan, represent hitherto unexplored sources for documenting the relationship between natural disasters and mortality patterns among the Yucatecan...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2017) 64 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Arne Bialuschewski Abstract Multinational groups of buccaneers repeatedly raided settlements all along the coast of Tabasco and the Yucatán Peninsula. The freebooters not only looted whatever valuables they could find but also abducted and enslaved numerous coastal inhabitants, particularly Mayas...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2018) 65 (3): 525–526.
Published: 01 July 2018
... American Society for Ethnohistory 2018 Author David Kazanjian shifts the lens for Atlantic World scholars in his study The Brink of Freedom to encompass worlds previously viewed as unconnected. In his work, Kazanjian situates 1847 Liberia and 1847 Yucatán in a side-by-side reading, what he terms an...