the form of political society that combines centralized government with a high degree of ethnic and cultural unity
the form of society in which family line, power, and wealth are pass primarily through the female side
An alliance or league of nations or peoples looser than a federation
Concerning the earliest origin of things
A lengthy story or poem recounting the great deeds and adventures of a people and their heroes
In trading systems, those dealers who operate between the original buyers and the retail merchants who sell to customers
A small vessel with a high deck and three triangular sails
A large-scale agricultural enterprise growing commercial crops and usually employing coerced or slave labor
A naturally evolved network of relations among organisms in a stable environment
Concerning the general characteristics of a given population, including such factors as numbers, age, gender, birth and death rates, and so on
A Spanish conqueror or adventurer in the Americas
An economic system characterized by private property, free trade, and open and accessible markets
The Spanish labor system in which persons were held to unpaid service under the permanent control of their masters, though not legally owned by them
A person of mixed Native American and European ancestry
A medium-sized subunit of territory of governmental administration within a larger nation or empire
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