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Introduction

Victor M. Uribe-Uran

in Fatal Love: Spousal Killers, Law, and Punishment in the Late Colonial Spanish Atlantic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794633
eISBN:
9780804796316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794633.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Addresses historiographical and theoretical issues, discussing the literatures on domestic violence, crime, in particular homicide, and legal history. It proposes that this study bridges the worlds ... More


Reading Rio De Janeiro: Literature and Society in the Nineteenth Century

Zephyr Frank

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804757447
eISBN:
9780804797306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757447.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book explores the history and culture of nineteenth-century Rio de Janeiro through the genre of the Bildungsroman read against a background of social history and economic data.


Sentimental Educations

Zephyr L. Frank

in Reading Rio De Janeiro: Literature and Society in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804757447
eISBN:
9780804797306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757447.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter develops an interpretation of the problem of the individual and his or her integration into society. Building upon the foundation laid in the first three chapters, this analysis engages ... More


O Coruja

Zephyr L. Frank

in Reading Rio De Janeiro: Literature and Society in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804757447
eISBN:
9780804797306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757447.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes the novel O Coruja, by Aluísio Azevedo. A more obscure novel than those discussed in the first two chapters, this work by Azevedo is also read in both literary and social ... More


Problems of Spatial Practice

Zephyr L. Frank

in Reading Rio De Janeiro: Literature and Society in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804757447
eISBN:
9780804797306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757447.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter reads nineteenth-century novels set in Rio de Janeiro in terms of spatial practices. Through a combination of close and distant reading, novels are shown to contain detailed scripts ... More


Marriage and Money

Zephyr L. Frank

in Reading Rio De Janeiro: Literature and Society in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804757447
eISBN:
9780804797306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757447.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the way marriage and money intersected in nineteenth-century Rio de Janeiro as depicted in novels and against a backdrop of social historical data. Using parish records and ... More


Sonhos d’ouro

Zephyr L. Frank

in Reading Rio De Janeiro: Literature and Society in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804757447
eISBN:
9780804797306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757447.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes and analyzes the novel Sonhos d’Ouro, by José de Alencar. Drawing on literary and social history, the chapter explores the characters and settings in this important novel in ... More


Memórias Póstumas De Brás Cubas

Zephyr L. Frank

in Reading Rio De Janeiro: Literature and Society in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804757447
eISBN:
9780804797306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757447.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the novel Memórias Póstumas de Brás Cubas, by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, from literary and historical perspectives. This reading of the novel, long considered a masterpiece ... More


Introduction

in Labor and Love in Guatemala: The Eve of Independence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757041
eISBN:
9780804784603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757041.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the discussions in the present volume. It sets out the book's purpose—to explore the processes of hispanization and the shift to free labor, showing ... More


Indian Brides of Christ

in Brides of Christ: Conventual Life in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752831
eISBN:
9780804787512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752831.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the surprising and unexpected admission of Indian women into nunneries in colonial Mexico following the foundation of Corpus Christi in 1724. It suggests that the admission of ... More


Introduction: Liberalism, Race, Nation, Modernity

Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt

in Science and Politics of Race in Mexico and the United States, 1910-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636405
eISBN:
9781469636429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636405.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter lays out this book’s approach to the history of the human and social sciences and introduces a set of scholars who compared Mexico to the United States. Their comparisons, the chapter ... More


Labor and Love in Guatemala: The Eve of Independence

Catherine Komisaruk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757041
eISBN:
9780804784603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757041.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book explores the gendered mechanisms that have fueled many of the major developments in Latin America's social history. Focusing on Guatemala in the late colonial period, the book demonstrates ... More


Introduction: A Case Apart?

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/9781469631981.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter establishes the argument of the book and summarizes the author’s contributions to Cuban and Mexican historiography, as well as to the emergent field of transnational studies. It ... More


In the Shadow of Perón: Juan Atilio Bramuglia and the Second Line of Argentina's Populist Movement

Raanan Rein

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757928
eISBN:
9780804779630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757928.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Populism has been one of the most important phenomena in the political and social history of Latin America. This book challenges several commonly held assumptions about the nature of populism and the ... More


The Formation of Candomblé: Vodun History and Ritual in Brazil

Luis Nicolau Pares

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610924
eISBN:
9781469612638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469610931_Pares
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Interweaving three centuries of transatlantic religious and social history with historical and present-day ethnography, this book traces the formation of Candomble, one of the most influential ... More


Introduction

in The Life Within: Local Indigenous Society in Mexico's Toluca Valley, 1650–1800

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781374
eISBN:
9780804784993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781374.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to explore the social and cultural history of the indigenous inhabitants of the Toluca Valley. It looks at the late seventeenth and ... More


The Life Within: Local Indigenous Society in Mexico's Toluca Valley, 1650–1800

Caterina Pizzigoni

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781374
eISBN:
9780804784993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781374.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book provides a social and cultural history of the indigenous people of a region of central Mexico in the later colonial period—as told through documents in Nahuatl and Spanish. It views the ... More


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