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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (4): 671–679.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Patrick J. McNamara This article offers a close reading of two sites of memory in Oaxaca's Sierra Zapoteca: a community museum about mining in the region and the ruins of a giant textile factory. While the factory ruins are difficult to find and effectively hidden by the Zapotec peasants using the...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 73–85.
Published: 01 January 2010
...David Tavárez In this essay, I analyze a sample drawn from a corpus of about 107 alphabetic texts that were produced in a clandestine manner by Zapotec ritual specialists in northern Oaxaca, Mexico, during the second half of the seventeenth century. I argue that these texts represent an unusual...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (4): 776–777.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Michel R. Oudijk Cultural Politics in Colonial Tehuantepec: Community and State among the Isthmus Zapotec, 1500-1750. By Judith Francis Zeitlin. (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2005. xix + 323 pp., preface, notes, bibliography, index. $60.00 cloth.) American Society for...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (2): 281–331.
Published: 01 April 2000
...Michel Oudijk; Maarten Jansen The Lienzo de Guevea, an important Zapotec pictographic document from 1540,contains historical information about the geographic expanse and the lords of the indigenous community of Guevea. An extensive investigation has clarified the complex relation between the...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (4): 739–740.
Published: 01 October 2016
...David Tavárez In the end, Libana stands out as much for its sophisticated discussion of Feria and Agüero as for what it excludes or skims over: other important works in the corpus, catechesis closely linked to everyday devotions, or the 570 extant colonial Zapotec mundane documents, which do...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (4): 755–758.
Published: 01 October 2013
... lienzo is from the town of Santa Catarina Ixtepeji, a Zapotec com- munity situated in the Sierra Juárez, Oaxaca, and shows the history of the ruling lineage. The story of the document begins in the lower right corner where we have a woman, possibly sitting on a petate, or woven reed mat, a sign of...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (4): 667–674.
Published: 01 October 2012
... Oaxaca, like the district of Villa Alta in the Sierra Norte where Mixe, Chinantec, and three variants of Zapotec were spoken. As was true for the case of Guatemala, Nahuatl was used as a language of colonial administration in Villa Alta. The participation of Nahuatl-­speaking Central Mexican...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (2): 421–428.
Published: 01 April 2004
... astronomy, Maya royal art and architecture, Maya settlement patterns, impressions of maize cobs in molded pottery from Moche jars and Zapotec urns, and synoptic treatments of cultural his- torical sequences of Greater Mesoamerican societies, each of these publi- cations highlights the entangled nature...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (2): 349–400.
Published: 01 April 2003
... Press. Sousa, Lisa 1998 Women in Native Societies and Cultures of Colonial Mexico. Ph.D. diss. , University of California, Los Angeles. Spores, Ronald 1965 The Zapotec and Mixtec at Spanish Contact. In Handbook of Middle American Indians . Vol. 3 , Archaeology of Southern Mesoamerica. Robert...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (1): 189–190.
Published: 01 January 2020
... provides an incisive overview of the colonial Zapotec catechetical corpus, while Julia Madajczak and Gregory Haimovich probe the complications inherent in translations of terms such as “confession” and “sin” into Nahuatl and Quechua. Garry Sparks and Frauke Sachse interpret the Kislak 1015 manuscript as a...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (1): 177–178.
Published: 01 January 2018
... . Chapter 2, “Arabic, Nahuatl, Tuscan, Tagalog . . . ” turns to the uses of Nebrija’s work by colonial lexicographers, normally missionaries, who produced a host of dictionaries of Nahuatl, Otomi, Matlatzinca, P’urhépecha, Quechua, Zapotec, Maya (Cakchiquel, Tzotzil, Yucatec, and Tzeltal), Mixtec, Aymara...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (3): 527–530.
Published: 01 July 2001
... understood from the present-day vantage. Kowalski has organized the book both regionally and chronologi- cally. The first section focuses on western Mesoamerica, beginning with the Olmec, then proceeding to Teuchitlán, Zapotec, Teotihuacan, Veracruz, Toltec, and Aztec architecture. The second section...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (3): 497–523.
Published: 01 July 2014
... mayores, only saw part of what happened in the regions of Teposcolula and Villa Alta, which were populated by relatively independent and diverse groups, including but not limited to Mixtecs and Zapotecs. The interaction between what these ethnically diverse women presented to judges and how judges...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (3): 531–532.
Published: 01 July 2001
... valley of Oaxaca during the Postclassic and late Postclassic peri- ods. The chapters by Jansen, Oudijk, and Kröfges reveal the importance of kin ties among and between Mixtec and Zapotec families living in Zaa- chila, Tecciztlán, Tequatepec, and San Lucas Quaviní. The most complete of these chapters...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (3): 533–534.
Published: 01 July 2001
.... cloth, paper.) Kimberly Grimes, University of Delaware In Cooperation and Community, Jeffrey Cohen constructs a critical and rich ethnography of the Zapotec-speaking town of Santa Ana del Valle in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. He uses a practice-centered approach to examine how cooperation...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (2): 395–396.
Published: 01 April 2019
... among four major highland groups: the Nahuas of central Mexico and the Mixtec (Ñudzahui), Zapotec (Bènizàa), and Mixe (Auyuc) of Oaxaca. At the heart of Sousa’s study—indeed, at the heart of Mesoamerican societies—is the household, the institution that linked “public” and “private” spheres and in...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (4): 497–527.
Published: 01 October 2017
... mastel appears in Córdova’s Vocabulario , together with such terms as xicoli and guepil , along with two Zapotec phrases translated as “Arrollar la manta el Indio y atarla del ombro a el sobaco contrario” and “Ponerse el Indio la manta arrollada o paño así desde el hombro al sobaco o lado contrario...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (4): 653–682.
Published: 01 October 2011
... were indispensable in the conquest of Mesoamerica.´ This proved especially true in the Sierra Norte, a remote, rugged, and mountainous region to the north of Oaxaca’s central valleys. The indige- nous peoples of the sierra—Zapotec, Mixe, and Chinantec—put up ¬erce resistance to the...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (3): 525–527.
Published: 01 July 2001
..., beginning with the Olmec, then proceeding to Teuchitlán, Zapotec, Teotihuacan, Veracruz, Toltec, and Aztec architecture. The second section shifts to eastern Meso- america, principally the Maya but with close attention paid to the Yucatan Peninsula, where Kowalski himself has made vital contributions to...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (3-4): 833–836.
Published: 01 October 2000
... look at the way native artisans have responded over time to the introduction of new dyes, machines, and tech- niques. In separate contributions Lynn Stephen (studying the community role of the male-dominated rug industry in Zapotec-speaking Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca) and Walter Morris (working...