Warfare, Invasion, and Ethnogenesis during the Protohistoric Period in Sonora
Author(s): Daniel Reff
When examined separately, the archaeological record and early Spanish accounts of Sonora are seemingly insufficient or ambiguous with respect to culture continuity and change. However, critical juxtaposition of the two "data sets" suggests that the late prehistoric period in Sonora was a time when competing chiefdoms or "statelets" embraced slavery and territorial expansion , contributing to processes of ethonogenesis that have confounded previous interpretations of the archaeological and historical records.
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Warfare, Invasion, and Ethnogenesis during the Protohistoric Period in Sonora. Daniel Reff. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 396190)
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