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Land privatization and agrarian relations in Chiapas during the Porfiriato

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/9780197264973.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter considers the agrarian question in Chiapas during the Porfiriato. First, it examines the geographical and financial restrictions faced by rural producers in the state. Second, it ... More


Urban Towns on the Frontier

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/9780804785976.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 2 pursues three themes: (1) the physical layout of a mission pueblo; (2) demographic trends among the Guaraní mission population during the Jesuit period (1609–1767); and (3) the governing ... More


Should We Stay or Should We Go?

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/9780804785976.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 6 both explores why the Guaraní opted to either remain in or abandon their mission and analyzes the impact of the declining number of mission inhabitants. The chapter starts by tracing ... More


Arrivals

Pablo F. Gómez

in Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630878
eISBN:
9781469630892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630878.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes the larger historical and social context in which Caribbean epistemological transformations concerning the natural world and human bodies transpired. These transformations ... More


Economy, Demography and Finance

in Bourbon Peru 1750-1824

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239086
eISBN:
9781846312687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239086.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines Peru's economy, demography, and finance in the latter years of the Bourbon monarchy, with some emphasis upon the mining industry owing to its important role in the overall ... More


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