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Women and Authority in Early Modern Spain: The Peasants of Galicia

Allyson M. Poska

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199265312
eISBN:
9780191708763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265312.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

While scholars have marveled at how accused witches, mystical nuns, and aristocratic women understood and used their wealth, power, and authority to manipulate both men and institutions, most early ... More


Introduction: Gendering Peasant Society

Allyson M. Poska

in Women and Authority in Early Modern Spain: The Peasants of Galicia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199265312
eISBN:
9780191708763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265312.003.08
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of anthropological and historical perspectives on the Mediterranean honor code and women's power. After discussing the complicated documentary record ... More


The Powhatan Landscape: An Archaeological History of the Algonquian Chesapeake

Martin D. Gallivan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062860
eISBN:
9780813051819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062860.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Powhatan Landscape traces the Native past in the Chesapeake from the Algonquian arrival circa A.D. 200 through the rise and fall of the Powhatan chiefdom. Martin D. Gallivan argues that the ... More


Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland

Vincas P. Steponaitis and C. Margaret Scarry (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061665
eISBN:
9780813051093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061665.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaeological work in the Moundville region has progressed at a rapid pace with new excavations regional surveys and analyses of extant collections. This volume takes stock of the “flight paths” ... More


The History and Present State of Virginia: A New Edition with an Introduction by Susan Scott Parrish

Robert Beverley

Susan Scott Parrish (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607948
eISBN:
9781469607962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469607955_Beverley
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book was written and published in London in 1705, one of the earliest printed English-language histories about North America by an author born there. Like his brother-in-law William Byrd II, the ... More


Power, Agency, and Identity: Migration and Aftermath in the Mezquital Area of North-Central Mexico

Christopher S. Beekman and Alexander F. Christensen

in Rethinking Anthropological Perspectives on Migration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036076
eISBN:
9780813041780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036076.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The study of migration among complex societies, even ancient ones, requires careful consideration of how power relationships impact on migrant identity and its expression through material culture. ... More


The Ethnography and Ethnohistory of the Titicaca Basin

Charles Stanish

in Ancient Titicaca: The Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232457
eISBN:
9780520928190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232457.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the ethnohistory and ethnography of the Titicaca Basin. It discusses the features of Aymara and Quechua culture that are relevant to helping us understand and interpret the ... More


The Churches at Tipu and Lamanai

Elizabeth Graham

in Maya Christians and Their Churches in Sixteenth-Century Belize

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036663
eISBN:
9780813041834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036663.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In this chapter, the excavations at Tipu and Lamanai are described, with a focus on the church at Tipu and the two churches built at Lamanai. What is known from documentary evidence about the two ... More


Native Authors

Thomas Buckley

in Standing Ground: Yurok Indian Spirituality, 1850-1990

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520233584
eISBN:
9780520936447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233584.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the works on native northwestern California written by local native authors in the twentieth century, and these works' relationships to non-Indian academic publications. In this ... More


The Roots of the Periphery: A History of the Gonds of Deccan India

Bhangya Bhukya

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199468089
eISBN:
9780199087440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468089.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Exploring the history of the Gonds of Deccan India, the book traces the genealogy of the periphery in the Indian subcontinent. The idea of ‘periphery’ in India is shaped by narratives of wildness, ... More


Introduction: “Our Straggling Nation”

Sami Lakomäki

in Gathering Together: The Shawnee People through Diaspora and Nationhood, 1600-1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300180619
eISBN:
9780300182316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180619.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Setting the scene for the book, this chapter looks at how historians have approached Shawnee and, more broadly, Native American nationhood, diaspora, and politics. The chapter argues that scholars of ... More


Amazonian Routes: Indigenous Mobility and Colonial Communities in Northern Brazil

Heather F. Roller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804787086
eISBN:
9780804792127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787086.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book reconstructs the world of eighteenth-century Amazonia to argue that indigenous mobility did not undermine settlement or community. In doing so, it revises long-standing views of native ... More


Negotiated Settlements: Andean Communities and Landscapes under Inka and Spanish Colonialism

Steven A. Wernke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042497
eISBN:
9780813043968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042497.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book presents a spatially integrated archaeological and ethnohistorical examination of how successive colonial Inka and Spanish colonial rule in the Andes was locally experienced and transformed ... More


The Guaraní and Their Missions: A Socioeconomic History

Julia J.S. Sarreal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785976
eISBN:
9780804791229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785976.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Under Jesuit management, the Guaraní missions of the Río de la Plata region of South America were the largest and most prosperous of all the Catholic missions established to convert, acculturate, and ... More


Introduction

Heather F. Roller

in Amazonian Routes: Indigenous Mobility and Colonial Communities in Northern Brazil

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804787086
eISBN:
9780804792127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787086.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The introduction challenges three durable and interrelated stereotypes about Amazonian history: that the tropical environment prevented the development of large, stable societies; that native ... More


When “Early” Modern Colonialism Comes Late: Historical Archaeology in Vanuatu

James L. Flexner and Matthew Spriggs

in Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-Pacific: The Southwest Pacific and Oceanian Regions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054759
eISBN:
9780813053318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054759.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Early Modern Period of world history is framed in terms of centuries1400–1800 CE. A host of major transformations occurred within global environments, economies, religions, and societies. Yet, ... More


Ethnohistory: The Southeastern Inka Frontier and the Guaraní Invasions

Sonia Alconini

in Southeast Inka Frontiers: Boundaries and Interactions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062914
eISBN:
9780813059631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062914.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In chapter 3, relevant ethnohistorical accounts that describe the Inka conquest and the indigenous frontier inhabitants of the Southeastern Andes are provided in order to contextualize this ... More


Uneasy Compromises: Colonial Political-Ecological (Dis)Articulations

Steven A. Wernke

in Negotiated Settlements: Andean Communities and Landscapes under Inka and Spanish Colonialism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042497
eISBN:
9780813043968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042497.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter explores how autochthonous structures of community organization—and their spatially dispersed manifestations in the built environment and landscape, came to articulate with Spanish ... More


Conclusion

Steven A. Wernke

in Negotiated Settlements: Andean Communities and Landscapes under Inka and Spanish Colonialism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042497
eISBN:
9780813043968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042497.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The concluding chapter reviews the main contours of argumentation in the book, highlighting how the grounded, emplaced perspective on the local experience of colonial rule taken throughout can ... More


Excerpt from “St Besse: A Study of an Alpine Cult”

Robert Hertz

in Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The works of French sociologist Robert Hertz (1881–1915) are now staple readings in general anthropology. This study of the cult of a saint in the Italian Alps is lesser known than Hertz’s celebrated ... More


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