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Why Have You Come Here?: The Jesuits and the First Evangelization of Native America

Nicholas P. Cushner

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195307566
eISBN:
9780199784936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195307569.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book tells the story of how the 16th-century religious conquerors of America attempted to change the belief systems of the Native Americans. To what degree did they succeed or fail? And why? The ... More


The Four Rivers of Sinaloa

Nicholas P. Cushner

in Why Have You Come Here?: The Jesuits and the First Evangelization of Native America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195307566
eISBN:
9780199784936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195307569.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The evangelization of Northwestern Mexico, Sonora and Sinaloa, began in the 16th century. Organization of the mission, baptisms, and growth marked the evangelization effort. However, were the ... More


Landscape of Profits: Cultivating Capitalism across the Border

Rachel St. John

in Line in the Sand: A History of the Western U.S.-Mexico Border

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141541
eISBN:
9781400838639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141541.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes how ranchers, miners, investors, laborers, railroad executives, and innumerable economic actors integrated the border into an emerging transnational economy and began to create ... More


In Pursuit, December 1885–March 1886

Odie B. Faul

in The Geronimo Campaign

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083514
eISBN:
9780199854141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083514.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes the military's pursuit of the renegade Chiricahuas, from December 1885 to March 1886. Captain Emmet Crawford, in reenlisting Scouts, had chosen only White Mountain and friendly ... More


Mayo Ethnobotany: Land, History, and Traditional Knowledge in Northwest Mexico

David Yetman and Thomas Van Devender

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520227217
eISBN:
9780520926356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227217.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The Mayos, an indigenous people of northwestern Mexico, live in small towns spread over southern Sonora and northern Sinaloa, lands of remarkable biological diversity. Traditional Mayo knowledge is ... More


Rapid Natural and Anthropogenic Diet Evolution: Three Examples from Checkerspot Butterflies

Michael C. Singer, Brian Wee, Sara Hawkins, and Marie Butcher

in Specialization, Speciation, and Radiation: The Evolutionary Biology of Herbivorous Insects

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251328
eISBN:
9780520933828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251328.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter describes a small but unbiased sample of evolutionary changes: three evolutionary host shifts undertaken by a single butterfly species, Edith's checkerspot, Euphydryas editha. The first ... More


Narrative, Network, and Conservation on the Arizona-Sonora Border

Raul Lejano, Mrill Ingram, and Helen Ingram

in The Power of Narrative in Environmental Networks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019378
eISBN:
9780262315340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019378.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The power of shared narrative to forge and sustain network ties is explored in this chapter, with particular attention to a gathering of The Next Generation Sonoran Desert Researchers. The goals of ... More


Yaquis and the Empire: Violence, Spanish Imperial Power, and Native Resilience in Colonial Mexico

Raphael B. Folsom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300196894
eISBN:
9780300210767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196894.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book on the Yaqui people of the north Mexican state of Sonora examines the history of Yaqui-Spanish interactions from first contact in 1533 through Mexican independence in 1821. It deals with ... More


Reflections on Zoos and Aquariums and the Role of the Regional Biopark

Craig Ivanyi and Debra Colodner

in The Ark and Beyond: The Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226538327
eISBN:
9780226538631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226538631.003.0027
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

As an organized movement, concern for animal rights and welfare dates back to the nineteenth century. According to several recent articles, the focus of this movement is increasingly turning toward ... More


Motores de Sangre: They Do Not Think, or Assimilate, or Master

Jason Oliver Chang

in Chino: Anti-Chinese Racism in Mexico, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040863
eISBN:
9780252099359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040863.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter recovers the history of recruited Chinese laborers, known as motores de sangre, for use in national colonization. Records from cientificos, or technocratic officials, of the Porfirian ... More


Imperial Ironies

Raphael Brewster Folsom

in Yaquis and the Empire: Violence, Spanish Imperial Power, and Native Resilience in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300196894
eISBN:
9780300210767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196894.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the colonial history of the Yaqui people of the north Mexican state of Sonora, with particular emphasis on their dynamic and ambiguous relationship with the Spanish colonizers from ... More


A Failed Conquest:: The Northwest Before the Jesuits, 1500–1591

Raphael Brewster Folsom

in Yaquis and the Empire: Violence, Spanish Imperial Power, and Native Resilience in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300196894
eISBN:
9780300210767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196894.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the optimistic madness of the Spaniards who first tried to conquer northwest Mexico. More specifically, it examines how the Spanish colonizers' brutality brought death and ... More


Por la Patria y por la Raza (For the Fatherland and for the Race): Sinophobia and the Rise of Postrevolutionary Mexican Nationalism

in Making the Chinese Mexican: Global Migration, Localism, and Exclusion in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778145
eISBN:
9780804783712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778145.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the dimensions of postrevolutionary Mexican nationalism and the expulsion of Sonora Chinese. In legal and extralegal maneuverings at the local and federal levels, anti-Chinese ... More


Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960

Julia Maria Schiavone Camacho

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835401
eISBN:
9781469601786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882597_schiavone_camacho
Subject:
History, Latin American History

At the turn of the twentieth century, a wave of Chinese men made their way to the northern Mexican border state of Sonora to work and live. The ties—and families—these Mexicans and Chinese created ... More


Creating Chinese-Mexican Ties and Families in Sonora, 1910s–Early 1930s

Julia María Schiavone Camacho

in Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835401
eISBN:
9781469601786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882597_schiavone_camacho.6
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the emigration of Chinese men from Guangdong Province to the U.S. and Mexico border region. It describes their settlement, showing the everyday life of Sonora and the broad ... More


Chinos, Antichinistas, Chineras, and Chineros: The Anti-Chinese Movement in Sonora and Chinese Mexican Responses, 1910s–Early 1930s

Julia María Schiavone Camacho

in Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835401
eISBN:
9781469601786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882597_schiavone_camacho.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the emergence of the Anti-Chinese movement during the Mexican Revolution of 1910. For the anti-Chinese, destroying the Chinese-Mexican ties that had developed in Sonora was ... More


The Expulsion of Chinese Men and Chinese Mexican Families from Sonora and Sinaloa, Early 1930s

Julia María Schiavone Camacho

in Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835401
eISBN:
9781469601786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882597_schiavone_camacho.8
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the culmination of the Anti-Chinese movement in the depression era. Although authorities allowed some Chinese to remain and others stayed by hiding, officials or angry mobs ... More


Experimental Alternatives: Institutionalism, Avant-gardism, and Popular Music at the Margins of the Cuban Revolution

Susan Thomas

in Experimentalisms in Practice: Music Perspectives from Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190842741
eISBN:
9780190842789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842741.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In 1969 the director of Cuba’s film institute, Alfredo Guevara, founded a musical collective whose official purpose was to provide film music for Cuba’s vibrant and experimental new socialist cinema. ... More


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