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The Americanist Cervantes

Diana de Armas Wilson

in Cervantes, the Novel, and the New World

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160052
eISBN:
9780191673764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160052.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter surveys the role of the New World, from 1492 to 1616, in both Cervantes's writing projects and his personal history. His novels respond to the events precipitated by Spain's ultramarine ... More


Negotiating Colonialism on the Southern Frontier of Spanish Yucatán

Adam R. Kaeding

in Frontiers of Colonialism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054346
eISBN:
9780813053073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054346.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter describes Colonial Period (A.D. 1546-1750) and Early Mexican Republic Period (A.D. 1750-1847) settlement patterns as a product of individual negotiations. Data come from the Spanish ... More


Spanish Immigrants, the Mexican State, and the Fight for <i>Cuba Española</i>

Dalia Antonia Muller

in Cuban Émigrés and Independence in the Nineteenth-Century Gulf World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631981
eISBN:
9781469632001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631981.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 5 shifts attention away from Cubans and their Mexican supporters to examine the mind set and experiences of Spanish immigrants in Mexico and the Mexicans who rallied to the cause of Spanish ... More


A Cure for Philippinitis

Rebecca Tinio McKenna

in American Imperial Pastoral: The Architecture of US Colonialism in the Philippines

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226417769
eISBN:
9780226417936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226417936.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses the Igorots of northern Luzon and the Cordillera mountains which had long served them as a "region of refuge." There they enjoyed a measure of autonomy thanks to the ... More


Nationalism

Gerald E. Poyo

in Exile and Revolution: Jose D. Poyo, Key West, and Cuban Independence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049182
eISBN:
9780813050027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049182.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

During the 1820s through the 1840s a generation of Cuban leaders and thinkers publicly inquired into the meaning of Cuban identity. The next generation included José D. Poyo, who, like Latin ... More


Afro-Cubans in Cuba's War for Independence, 1895–1898

Aline Helg

in Military Struggle and Identity Formation in Latin America: Race, Nation, and Community During the Liberal Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034874
eISBN:
9780813038438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034874.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores Afro-Cubans' contribution to the war and some dimensions of their military experiences. It also discusses the concerns their massive participation raised among certain white ... More


The View of the Empire from the Altepetl: Nahua Historical and Global Imagination

Silver Moon and Michael Ennis

in Rereading the Black Legend: The Discourses of Religious and Racial Difference in the Renaissance Empires

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226307213
eISBN:
9780226307244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307244.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter explores the specific case of postconquest Nahua politics, culture, and intellectual traditions in order to demonstrate the ways the Nahuas conceptualized colonialism and global ... More


Standard Colonial Quechua

Alan Durston

in Iberian Imperialism and Language Evolution in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226126173
eISBN:
9780226125671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226125671.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines how Spanish rule in Andes affected the Quechua language family, especially via the rise and spread of new, colonial varieties. In particular, it examines the history of Standard ... More


Couture and Consensus: Fashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina

Regina A. Root

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647934
eISBN:
9781452945965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647934.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Following Argentina’s revolution in 1810, the dress of young patriots inspired a nation and distanced its politics from the relics of Spanish colonialism. Fashion writing often escaped the notice of ... More


The Mobilization of Colombian Ethnic Minorities

Alvaro Velasco Álvarez

in Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033327
eISBN:
9780813038391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033327.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses an analysis of how Colombian ethnic minorities have mobilized to overcome the legacy of Spanish colonialism that had destroyed their past. It also focuses on the efforts of the ... More


Life along the River (Miocene-1903)

Ashley Carse

in Beyond the Big Ditch: Politics, Ecology, and Infrastructure at the Panama Canal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028110
eISBN:
9780262320467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028110.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter analyzes the historical construction of the transportationeconomy aroundtheChagres River. Departing from a widespread discourse suggesting thatPanama’s role as a global transportation ... More


The Dominican Diaspora to Puerto Rico: A Transnational Perspective

Jorge Duany

in Blurred Borders: Transnational Migration between the Hispanic Caribbean and the United States

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834978
eISBN:
9781469602790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869376_duany.14
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter provides a panoramic view of transnational migration from the Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico, emphasizing several themes. First, the two neighboring countries have had extensive ties ... More


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