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Title New Mexico and the Pimería Alta : the colonial period in the American Southwest / edited by John G. Douglass and William M. Graves
Published Boulder : University Press of Colorado, [2017]
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Contents Spanish colonists and Native Americans in the American Southwest : conceptualizations and comparisons / John G. Douglass and William M. Graves -- "The peace that was granted had not been kept" : Coronado in the Tiguex Province, 1540-1949 / Matthew Schmader -- Meeting in places : seventeenth-century Puebloan and Spanish landscapes / Phillip O. Leckman -- Hopi weaving and the colonial encounter : a study of persistence through change / Laurie D. Webster -- The Pueblo world transformed : alliances, factionalism, and animosities in the Northern Rio Grande, 1680-1700 / Matthew Liebmann, Robert Preucel, and Joseph Aguilar -- Comanche New Mexico : the eighteenth century / Severin Fowles, Jimmy Arterberry, Lindsay Montgomery and Heather Atherton -- Aquí me quedo : vecino origins and the settlement archaeology of the Rio del Oso grant, New Mexico / J. Andrew Darling and B. Sunday Eiselt -- Becoming vecinos : civic identities in late colonial New Mexico / Kelly L. Jenks -- Moquis, Kastiilam, and the trauma of history : Hopi oral traditions of seventeenth-century Franciscan missionary abuses / Thomas E. Sheridan and Stewart B. Koyiyumptewa -- Population dynamics in the Pimería Alta, a.d. 1650/1750 / Lauren Jelinek and Dale Brenneman -- Missions, livestock, and economic transformations in the Pimería Alta / Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman -- Life in Tucson, on the northern frontier of the Pimería Alta / J. Homer Thiel -- O'odham irrigated agriculture response to colonization on the middle Gila River, Southern Arizona / Colleen Strawhacker -- The archaeology of colonialism in the American Southwest and Alta California : some observations and comments / Kent G. Lightfoot -- Materiality matters : colonial transformations spanning the southwestern and southeastern borderlands / David Hurst Thomas
Summary Focusing on the two major areas of the Southwest that witnessed the most intensive and sustained colonial encounters, New Mexico and the Pimería Alta compares how different forms of colonialism and indigenous political economies resulted in diverse outcomes for colonists and Native peoples. Taking a holistic approach and studying both colonist and indigenous perspectives through archaeological, ethnohistorical, historical, and landscape data, contributors examine how the processes of colonialism played out in the American Southwest. Although these broad areas-New Mexico and southern Arizona/northern Sonora-share a similar early colonial history, the particular combination of players, sociohistorical trajectories, and social relations within each area led to, and were transformed by, markedly diverse colonial encounters. Understanding these different mixes of players, history, and social relations provides the foundation for conceptualizing the enormous changes wrought by colonialism throughout the region. The presentations of different cultural trajectories also offer important avenues for future thought and discussion on the strategies for missionization and colonialism. The case studies tackle how cultures evolved in the light of radical transformations in cultural traits or traditions and how different groups reconciled to this change. A much needed up-to-date examination of the colonial era in the Southwest, New Mexico and the Pimería Alta demonstrates the intertwined relationships between cultural continuity and transformation during a time of immense change and highlights contemporary thought on the colonial experience
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 10, 2017)
Subject Ethnoarchaeology -- Pimería Alta (Mexico and Ariz.)
Ethnoarchaeology -- Southwest, New.
Indians of North America -- First contact with Europeans -- Southwest, New -- History.
Spaniards -- Pimería Alta (Mexico and Ariz.) -- History.
Indians of North America -- First contact with Europeans -- Pimería Alta (Mexico and Ariz.) -- History.
Spaniards -- Southwest, New -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Douglass, John G., 1968- editor
Graves, William M., editor
ISBN 1607325748 (electronic bk.)
9781607325741 (electronic bk.)