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On the border: Chiapas, between empire and republic

Sarah Washbrook

in Producing Modernity in Mexico: Labour, Race, and the State in Chiapas, 1876-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264973
eISBN:
9780191754128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264973.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes the political, economic, and social relations in Chiapas during the colonial era in order to better understand the nature and impact of the modernizing reforms enacted by ... More


Founding and Early Years

Julia J. S. Sarreal

in The Guaraní and Their Missions: A Socioeconomic History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785976
eISBN:
9780804791229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785976.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The central question of this chapter is why did both the Guaraní and the Jesuit missionaries establish missions in the frontier region of the Río de la Plata? To answer this question, the chapter ... More


Chimalpahin's Conquest: A Nahua Historian's Rewriting of Francisco Lopez de Gomara's La conquista de Mexico

Susan Schroeder (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769488
eISBN:
9780804775069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769488.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This volume presents the story of Hernando Cortés' conquest of Mexico, as recounted by a contemporary Spanish historian and edited by Mexico's premier Nahua historian. Francisco López de Gómara's ... More


Origin Time

Terry Rugeley

in The River People in Flood Time: The Civil Wars in Tabasco, Spoiler of Empires

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804791526
eISBN:
9780804793124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791526.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter opens by reviewing the peculiar geography of Tabasco: largely riverine, with high mountains to the south and a broad alluvial plain to the north. It reconstructs the early human ... More


The History of Chimalpahin's “Conquista” Manuscript

Susan Schroeder

in Chimalpahin's Conquest: A Nahua Historian's Rewriting of Francisco Lopez de Gomara's La conquista de Mexico

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769488
eISBN:
9780804775069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769488.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the history of the Historia de las Indias y Conquista de México manuscript of Nahua historian Chimalpahin. It explains that La Conquista was Francisco López de Gómara's account ... More


The Conquest of Mexico: Written by don Domingo de San Antón Muñón [Chimalpahin] Quauhtlehuanitzin

Susan Schroeder

in Chimalpahin's Conquest: A Nahua Historian's Rewriting of Francisco Lopez de Gomara's La conquista de Mexico

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769488
eISBN:
9780804775069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769488.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents an English translation of Chimalpahin's version of Historia de las Indias y Conquista de México. This translation includes the two folios omitted by Chimalpahin from the ... More


Cycles of Conquest

Nancy Shoemaker

in Native American Whalemen and the World: Indigenous Encounters and the Contingency of Race

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622576
eISBN:
9781469623351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622576.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the cycles of “conquest” that informed colonial practices, most notably in how the colonial powers incorporated natives from one part of the globe and then another, just as the ... More


Eating Puerto Rico: A History of Food, Culture, and Identity

Cruz Miguel Ortiz Cuadra

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608822
eISBN:
9781469612621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469608846_OrtzCuadra
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Available for the first time in English, this history of the foods and eating habits of Puerto Rico unfolds into an examination of Puerto Rican society from the Spanish conquest to the present. Each ... More


Cannabis and the Colonial Milieu

Isaac Campos

in Home Grown: Marijuana and the Origins of Mexico's War on Drugs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835388
eISBN:
9781469601809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882689_campos.6
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The use of cannabis as a source of food, fiber, medicine, and intoxicant dispersed it into the Old World and further to the New World, arriving first in New Spain. This chapter describes the ... More


The “Decolonization” of Names: National Identity and the Selection of Patriotic Place Names

Marial Iglesias Utset

in A Cultural History of Cuba during the U.S. Occupation, 1898–1902

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833988
eISBN:
9781469603131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877845_iglesias_utset.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter shows that countries that once were colonial territories still carry with them signs and traces of names from earlier epochs. During the initial years of conquest, the “virgin lands” of ... More


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