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Soldiers and Statesmen: Race, Liberalism, and the Paradoxes of Afro-Nicaraguan Military Service, 1844–1863

Justin Wolfe

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/9780813034874.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter traces the struggles to define the parameters of popular liberalism, particularly in the Liberal stronghold of León, in the face of Conservative oligarchic exclusion and in relation to ... More


Mayan Soldier-Citizens: Ethnic Pride in the Guatemalan Military, 1925–1945

David Carey

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/9780813034874.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The relationship between the Maya and the military had been an uneasy one since the 1870s when Liberal leaders began expanding the size of the army and the role of the militias. Since militias were ... More


Days in May, 1921

Anita Shapira

in Yosef Haim Brenner: A Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804785273
eISBN:
9780804793131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785273.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Brenner and five of his associates were murdered by Arabs in the May 1921 riots that erupted in Jaffa. Brenner’s house was in the middle of an Arab area, and the efforts to evacuate Brenner did not ... More


. Creating Memories Militias, Cofradías, Cabildos, & Compadres

Laura E. Matthew

in Memories of Conquest: Becoming Mexicano in Colonial Guatemala

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835371
eISBN:
9781469601793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882580_matthew.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter discusses the celebrations of conquest of Ciudad Vieja: the Paseo del Pendón Real (Procession of the Royal Banner) and the Fiesta del Volcán. It presents the earliest descriptions of ... More


Military Recruitment

Atle L. Wold

in Scotland and the French Revolutionary War, 1792-1802

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474403313
eISBN:
9781474415965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403313.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Recruitment for the armed services formed a central part of wartime policies, and this chapter addresses the recruitment which took place in Scotland, comparing this with England. The chapter ... More


Arming Chinese Mestizos in Manila: The Real Príncipe of Tondo

Rainer F. Buschmann, Edward R. Slack, and James B. Tueller

in Navigating the Spanish Lake: The Pacific in the Iberian World, 1521-1898

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838249
eISBN:
9780824868536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838249.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on the Chinese cultural countercurrents that affected Manila and its environs before the 1800s. The bulk of the chapter is devoted to the first serious study of a Chinese mestizo ... More


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