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ethnohistory

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

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The reconstruction of the history of societies (usually non‐literate) based upon information gleaned from oral traditions, written materials from outsiders, linguistic and...

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ethnohistory

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

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The reconstruction of the history of societies (usually non‐literate) based upon information gleaned from oral traditions, written materials from outsiders, linguistic and...

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ethnohistory

Edited by Craig Calhoun.

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 52 words.

Refers both to the study of a people's history from their own written and oral accounts and to a particular

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Ethnohistory

Sonia Alconini.

in Southeast Inka Frontiers

August 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History and Theory of Archaeology. 3264 words.

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...

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ethnohistory

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 47 words.

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The reconstruction of the history of societies (usually non‐literate) based upon information gleaned from oral traditions, written materials from

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Ethnohistory

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures

January 2001; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of the Americas. 3 words.

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Ethnohistory of the Caribs

Louis Allaire.

in The Oxford Handbook of Caribbean Archaeology

March 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Archaeology of North America. 5769 words.

Based on an ethnohistorical perspective, this article suggests that the Island Caribs of the Lesser Antilles may be represented by four major periods: Period I (1492–c.1515), that of the...

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From Ethnohistory to Ethnogenesis

David Robinson.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers

April 2014; p ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Race and Ethnicity. 8790 words.

Comparing the hunter-gatherers of California and the Great Basin illustrates enormous differences between the two regions in terms of indigenous society and the types of issues...

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Remembrance of Things Lost: Ethnohistory

Diana de Armas Wilson.

in Cervantes, the Novel, and the New World

December 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 9729 words.

This chapter turns to Cervantes's posthumously published Persiles, the novel that most strenuously references America and on which he wagered his posthumous literary fame. The novel's...

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Contact and Postcontact Iñupiat Ethnohistory

Anne M. Jensen and Glenn W. Sheehan.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Prehistoric Arctic

October 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Archaeology of North America; Historical Archaeology. 8879 words.

This chapter covers the contact and postcontact period of Iñupiat history in northern and northwestern Alaska, drawing on archaeological and ethnohistorical records. The period of interest...

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The Ethnography and Ethnohistory of the Titicaca Basin

Charles Stanish.

in Ancient Titicaca

March 2003; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 14520 words.

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...

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