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Natives, Europeans, and Africans in Colonial Campeche: History and Archaeology

Vera Tiesler, Pilar Zabala, and Andrea Cucina (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034928
eISBN:
9780813039626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034928.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The town of San Francisco de Campeche was founded in 1540 and, during the first two centuries of the colonies, served as one of the key Mexican ports of the Spanish Empire. The chapters in this ... More


Johnson's Island Prison

David R. Bush

in I Fear I Shall Never Leave This Island: Life in a Civil War Prison

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037448
eISBN:
9780813042305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037448.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter introduces the Johnson's Island Civil War Prison site and its role in prisoner-of-war (POW) treatment. The prison's overall design is discussed in terms of how it represents the ideal ... More


A Chorti Tale, Coyote and Rabbit: Told by Lorenza Martínez

John G. Fought and Isidro González

in The Ch′orti′ Maya Area: Past and Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033310
eISBN:
9780813039527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033310.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter describes a Chorti tale as told by Lorenza Martínez. This tale contains Coyote and Rabbit episodes. Like other traditional tales retold by the narrator, this tale contains frequent ... More


Painful Transculturations

Ignacio López-Calvo

in Imaging the Chinese in Cuban Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032405
eISBN:
9780813039466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032405.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses issues that deal with transculturation and assimilation in the study La colonia china de Cuba 1930–1960. The discussion also examines how the processes of transculturation, ... More


Conclusion: Renewing Political Cartographies

Ana Aparicio

in Dominican-Americans and the Politics of Empowerment

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029252
eISBN:
9780813039091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029252.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the political activities and organization of Dominican-Americans in Washington Heights in New York City. The results indicate that ... More


Immigration and National Identities in Latin America

Nicola Foote and Michael Goebel (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060002
eISBN:
9780813050461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060002.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book provides a comprehensive, comparative overview of immigration to Latin America, and presents original insight into the significance of immigration for regional national identities. The book ... More


Unequal in the Court of Public Opinion: Mexican and Asian Immigrant Disruptions in the United States

Takeyuki Tsuda

in Migration and Disruptions: Toward a Unifying Theory of Ancient and Contemporary Migrations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060804
eISBN:
9780813050874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060804.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses why the American public has a significantly more negative opinion of Mexican immigrants than Asian immigrants. Anti-immigrant sentiment is directed almost exclusively at ... More


Unauthorized Plots: Life Writing, Transnationalism, and the Possibilities of Agency

Marta Caminero-Santangelo

in Documenting the Undocumented: Latino/a Narratives and Social Justice in the Era of Operation Gatekeeper

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062594
eISBN:
9780813051611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062594.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines two extended life narratives by undocumented subjects: Ramón “Tianguis” Pérez’s memoir Diary of an Undocumented Immigrant and the oral history of an undocumented Nicaraguan ... More


Retrospect

John T. Juricek

Gene Allen Smith (ed.)

in Endgame for Empire: British-Creek Relations in Georgia and Vicinity, 1763-1776

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060743
eISBN:
9780813050881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060743.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

With the expulsion of France and Spain from eastern North America the native Indians became the main threat to British control. This prompted a much overdue effort to soothe relations. Mainly via the ... More


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