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Republics of KnowledgeNations of the Future in Latin America

Republics of Knowledge: Nations of the Future in Latin America

Nicola Miller

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691176758
eISBN:
9780691185835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176758.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The rise of nation-states is a hallmark of the modern age, yet we are still untangling how the phenomenon unfolded across the globe. This book offers new insights into the process of nation-making ... More

Reagan's Gun-Toting NunsThe Catholic Conflict over Cold War Human Rights Policy in Central America

Reagan's Gun-Toting Nuns: The Catholic Conflict over Cold War Human Rights Policy in Central America

Theresa Keeley

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750755
eISBN:
9781501750779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750755.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book analyzes the role of intra-Catholic conflict within the framework of U.S. foreign policy formulation and execution during the Reagan administration. The book challenges the preponderance of ... More

Collision of WorldsA Deep History of the Fall of Aztec Mexico and the Forging of New Spain

Collision of Worlds: A Deep History of the Fall of Aztec Mexico and the Forging of New Spain

David M. Carballo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190864354
eISBN:
9780197503829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864354.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Latin American History

Mexico of five centuries ago was witness to one of the most momentous encounters between human societies, when a group of Spaniards led by Hernando Cortés joined forces with tens of thousands of ... More

Inca ApocalypseThe Spanish Conquest and the Transformation of the Andean World

Inca Apocalypse: The Spanish Conquest and the Transformation of the Andean World

R. Alan Covey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190299125
eISBN:
9780197508169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190299125.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History, Military History

This book describes a period of several decades during the sixteenth century when conquistadores, Catholic friars, and imperial officials attempted to conquer the Inca Empire and impose Spanish ... More

Religious Conflict in BrazilProtestants, Catholics, and the Rise of Religious Pluralism in the Early Twentieth Century

Religious Conflict in Brazil: Protestants, Catholics, and the Rise of Religious Pluralism in the Early Twentieth Century

Erika Helgen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300243352
eISBN:
9780300252163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243352.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This innovative study explores the transition in Brazil from a hegemonically Catholic society to a religiously pluralistic society. The book shows that the rise of religious pluralism was fraught ... More

Jamaica LadiesFemale Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire

Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire

Christine Walker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469658797
eISBN:
9781469655284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469658797.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Jamaica Ladies is the first systematic study of the free and freed women of European, Euro-African, and African descent who perpetuated chattel slavery and reaped its profits in the British Empire. ... More

Latin America and the Global Cold War

Latin America and the Global Cold War

Thomas C. Field Jr., Stella Krepp, and Vanni Pettiná (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655697
eISBN:
9781469655710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655697.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Latin America and the Global Cold War analyzes more than a dozen of Latin America’s forgotten encounters with Africa, Asia, and the Communist world, and by placing the region in meaningful dialogue ... More

Mining LanguageRacial Thinking, Indigenous Knowledge, and Colonial Metallurgy in the Early Modern Iberian World

Mining Language: Racial Thinking, Indigenous Knowledge, and Colonial Metallurgy in the Early Modern Iberian World

Allison Margaret Bigelow

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654386
eISBN:
9781469654409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654386.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Mineral wealth from the Americas underwrote and undergirded European colonization of the New World; American gold and silver enriched Spain, funded the slave trade, and spurred Spain's northern ... More

Beatriz AllendeA Revolutionary Life in Cold War Latin America

Beatriz Allende: A Revolutionary Life in Cold War Latin America

Tanya Harmer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654294
eISBN:
9781469654317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654294.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This biography of Beatriz Allende (1942–1977)—revolutionary doctor and daughter of Chile’s socialist president, Salvador Allende—portrays what it means to live, love, and fight for change. Inspired ... More

Where Caciques and Mapmakers MetBorder Making in Eighteenth-Century South America

Where Caciques and Mapmakers Met: Border Making in Eighteenth-Century South America

Jeffrey Alan Jr. Erbig

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655048
eISBN:
9781469655062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655048.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

During the late eighteenth century, Portugal and Spain sent joint mapping expeditions to draw a nearly 10,000-mile border between Brazil and Spanish South America. These boundary commissions were the ... More

The Story of RufinoSlavery, Freedom, and Islam in the Black Atlantic

The Story of Rufino: Slavery, Freedom, and Islam in the Black Atlantic

João José Reis, Flávio dos Santos Gomes, and Marcus J. M. de Carvalho

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190224363
eISBN:
9780190093549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190224363.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History, World Early Modern History

The book tells the story of Rufino, or Abuncare, a Yoruba Muslim from the kingdom of Oyo, who came to Brazil as a slave in c. 1823 and lived in the Atlantic cities of Salvador, Porto Alegre, Rio de ... More

Celia Sánchez ManduleyThe Life and Legacy of a Cuban Revolutionary

Celia Sánchez Manduley: The Life and Legacy of a Cuban Revolutionary

Tiffany A. Sippial

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654607
eISBN:
9781469654096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654607.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Celia Sánchez Manduley (1920–1980) is famous for her role in the Cuban revolution. Clad in her military fatigues, this “first female guerrilla of the Sierra Maestra” is seen in many photographs ... More

The People Are KingThe Making of an Indigenous Andean Politics

The People Are King: The Making of an Indigenous Andean Politics

S. Elizabeth Penry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780195161601
eISBN:
9780190073930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195161601.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The People Are King traces the transformation of Andean communities under Inca and Spanish rule. The sixteenth-century Spanish resettlement policy known as reducción was pivotal to this ... More

The Sacred CauseThe Abolitionist Movement, Afro-Brazilian Mobilization, and Imperial Politics in Rio de Janeiro

The Sacred Cause: The Abolitionist Movement, Afro-Brazilian Mobilization, and Imperial Politics in Rio de Janeiro

Jeffrey Needell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503609020
eISBN:
9781503611030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503609020.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This work is focused on the abolitionist movement in Rio de Janeiro. It offers a careful reconstruction of the movement’s context and evolution in Rio, and the related formal parliamentary history. ... More

Carnival Is WomanFeminism and Performance in Caribbean Mas

Carnival Is Woman: Feminism and Performance in Caribbean Mas

Frances Henry and Dwaine Plaza (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496825445
eISBN:
9781496825490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825445.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

What is most intriguing in the Carnivals today is the substantial increase in the number of women who play mas’ with some figures estimating as much as 70% of all players. This volume, probably the ... More

No Barrier Can Contain ItCuban Antifascism and the Spanish Civil War

No Barrier Can Contain It: Cuban Antifascism and the Spanish Civil War

Ariel Mae Lambe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469652856
eISBN:
9781469652870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652856.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Vividly recasting Cuba’s politics in the 1930s as transnational, Ariel Mae Lambe has produced an unprecendented reimagining of Cuban activism during an era previously regarded as a lengthy, defeated ... More

Freedom RootsHistories from the Caribbean

Freedom Roots: Histories from the Caribbean

Laurent Dubois and Richard Lee Turits

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653600
eISBN:
9781469653624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653600.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

“To tell the history of the Caribbean is to tell the history of the world," write Laurent Dubois and Richard Lee Turits. In this powerful and expansive story of the vast archipelago, Dubois and ... More

Sorting Out the Mixed EconomyThe Rise and Fall of Welfare and Developmental States in the Americas

Sorting Out the Mixed Economy: The Rise and Fall of Welfare and Developmental States in the Americas

Amy C. Offner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190938
eISBN:
9780691192628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190938.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the years after 1945, a flood of U.S. advisors swept into Latin America with dreams of building a new economic order and lifting the Third World out of poverty. These businessmen, economists, ... More

Imperial MetropolisLos Angeles, Mexico, and the Borderlands of American Empire, 1865-1941

Imperial Metropolis: Los Angeles, Mexico, and the Borderlands of American Empire, 1865-1941

Jessica M. Kim

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469651347
eISBN:
9781469651361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651347.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In this compelling narrative of capitalist development and revolutionary response, Jessica M. Kim reexamines the rise of Los Angeles from a small town to a global city against the backdrop of the ... More

The King of AdobeReies López Tijerina, Lost Prophet of the Chicano Movement

The King of Adobe: Reies López Tijerina, Lost Prophet of the Chicano Movement

Lorena Oropeza

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653297
eISBN:
9781469653310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653297.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1967, Reies López Tijerina led an armed takeover of a New Mexico courthouse in the name of land rights for disenfranchised Spanish-speaking locals. The raid thrust Tijerina and his cause into the ... More

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