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El Mexicano

RAMóN EDUARDO RUIZ

in Mexico: Why a Few Are Rich and the People Poor

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262355
eISBN:
9780520947528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262355.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Western Europe and the United States have played leading roles in Mexico's story. That said, Mexican underdevelopment has two fathers, though one, the Spaniard, must bear the brunt of the ... More


Concubines and Cloth: Women and Weaving in Aztec Palaces and Colonial Mexico

Susan Toby Evans

in Servants of the Dynasty: Palace Women in World History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254435
eISBN:
9780520941519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254435.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

In contrast to the few imperial palaces with dozens of wives and concubines, most polygynous households in the Aztec period were probably much more modest. Spain's conquest of the Aztec Empire ... More


Aztec, Missourian, Marguerite, and Congress

Rodney Carlisle

in Sovereignty at Sea: U.S. Merchant Ships and American Entry into World War I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037622
eISBN:
9780813041612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037622.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

Prior to the final decision of Congress, three more ships were sunk by German submarines: the Aztec, the Missourian, and the Marguerite. Word of the sinking of the first two reached Congress before ... More


Annals of Native America: How the Nahuas of Colonial Mexico Kept Their History Alive

Camilla Townsend

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190628994
eISBN:
9780190629021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190628994.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

After the Spanish conquest, the Nahuas of colonial Mexico learned the Roman alphabet and used it to transcribe oral performances of traditional histories of their peoples. These texts were called ... More


Nahua and Maya Catholicisms: Texts and Religion in Colonial Central Mexico and Yucatan

Mark Christensen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785280
eISBN:
9780804787314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785280.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines ecclesiastical texts written in Nahuatl and Yucatec Maya to illustrate their role in conveying and reflecting various Catholic messages—and thus Catholicisms—throughout colonial ... More


Old Stories in New Letters (1520s–1550s)

Camilla Townsend

in Annals of Native America: How the Nahuas of Colonial Mexico Kept Their History Alive

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190628994
eISBN:
9780190629021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190628994.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In Central Mexico, the generation in power at the time of the Spanish conquest faced not only a crisis but also a new set of opportunities. Don Alonso Castañeda Chimalpopoca, a chief of Cuauhtinchan ... More


Conquering Cannibals: Spaniards, Mayas, and Aztecs in Mexico

Kelly L. Watson

in Insatiable Appetites: Imperial Encounters with Cannibals in the North Atlantic World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814763476
eISBN:
9780814760499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814763476.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores the conquest of the Aztec Empire by Spain under the leadership of Hernán Cortés, and the place of cannibalism in the discourse on the conquest of Mexico. Spanish used ... More


National Cartography and Indigenous Space in Mexico

Martin Brückner

in Early American Cartographies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834695
eISBN:
9781469600802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838723_bruckner.16
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses Antonio Garcia Cubas's Atlas geografico, estadistico e historico de la Republica Mexicana, in which viewers can still encounter the traces of an ambitious state undertaking of ... More


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