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The Making of a Nation: The Significance of the Texas Borderlands

Daisy L. Machado

in Of Borders and Margins: Hispanic Disciples in Texas, 1888-1945

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195152234
eISBN:
9780199834426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152239.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

One important piece in understanding the history of the western expansion of the U.S. is the significance of the Texas borderlands. It was in the nineteenth‐century southwestern frontier that the ... More


Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self

Linda Martín Alcoff

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195137347
eISBN:
9780199785773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137345.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In the heated debates over identity politics, few theorists have looked carefully at the conceptualizations of identity assumed by all sides. Drawing on both philosophical sources as well as theories ... More


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

Jason Oliver Chang

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040863
eISBN:
9780252099359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040863.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book tells the history of anti-Chinese politics in Mexican culture. It reveals the hidden influence that anti-Chinese racism, or antichinismo, has had on the formation of the revolutionary ... More


Rafael Carrera: Guatemala 1837–1865

John Lynch

in Caudillos in Spanish America 1800–1850

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198211358
eISBN:
9780191678189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198211358.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Rafael Carrera followed a different route to the top from that of most national caudillos and learnt the art of leadership in more primitive conditions. Carrera played a major role in the Mita ... More


Free Traders and Capitalists

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/9780520262355.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The nineteenth century, celebrated as the glorious age of independence and the Reforma, handed over the National Palace to exuberant disciples of José María Luis Mora, a dyed-in-the-wool free trader, ... More


Social Justice and the New Indigenous Politics: An Analysis of Guatemala, the Central Andes, and Chiapas

Susan Eva Eckstein and Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley

in What Justice? Whose Justice?: Fighting for Fairness in Latin America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520237445
eISBN:
9780520936980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237445.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter appraises the initiative and activism practiced by the Latin American indigenous populations in achieving social justice, in recognition of difference. This end has been reached through ... More


Class Culture and Intimate Cultures of the Huasteca

Claudio Lomnitz-Adler

in Exits from the Labyrinth: Culture and Ideology in the Mexican National Space

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077881
eISBN:
9780520912472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077881.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter offers an explanation on intimate cultures of the Huasteca. It is noted that the ranchero intimate culture and mestizo cowboy intimate culture are transformations of a single ... More


Indian Localism

Claudio Lomnitz-Adler

in Exits from the Labyrinth: Culture and Ideology in the Mexican National Space

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077881
eISBN:
9780520912472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077881.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter demonstrates the ways in which localist ideology operates in Indian community. The substance of the interviews with Juan Santos is reported. It then addresses what this sort of material ... More


Ethnic and Racial Categories in Mexican History

Lynn Stephen

in Zapata Lives!: Histories and Cultural Politics in Southern Mexico

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222373
eISBN:
9780520927643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222373.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents a historical orientation and explanation of certain racial and ethnic categories, which are also discussed on the chapters on Chiapas and Oaxaca. It also discusses Indians, ... More


New Cartographies of the Bolivian State in the Context of the Constituent Assembly, 2006–2007

DENISE Y. ARNOLD

in Race, Colonialism, and Social Transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032641
eISBN:
9780813038230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032641.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines new maps or cartographies of the Bolivian state in the context of the 2006-7 constituent assembly. It analyzes both senses of subalternity in the present situation of political ... More


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