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Immediate Struggles: People, Power, and Place in Rural Spain

Susana Narotzky and Gavin Smith

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245686
eISBN:
9780520939011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245686.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This historical and ethnographic study of the political economy of the Vega Baja region of Spain, one of the European Union's “Regional Economies,” takes up the question of how to understand the ... More


Epilogue

Barbara R. Stein

in On Her Own Terms: Annie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227262
eISBN:
9780520926387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227262.003.0030
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter studies the activities of Louise Kellogg after the death of her longtime companion and friend, Annie Montague Alexander. One of these was her two trips to Baja California with Annetta ... More


Cordilleras in Mind

Edward Dallam Melillo

in Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on Spain's ambitious imperial project in the Americas, detailing the various connections forged between Chile and California. During the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth ... More


Introduction

Richard P. Hilton

in Dinosaurs and Other Mesozoic Reptiles of California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233157
eISBN:
9780520928459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233157.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book explores the Mesozoic reptile fossil discoveries made in California. It describes the fossils and what they tell about the animals that they were a part of, and it chronicles the efforts of ... More


Other California: Land, Identity, and Politics on the Mexican Borderlands

Verónica Castillo-Muñoz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291638
eISBN:
9780520966727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291638.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book documents the story of working-class communities and how they constituted the racially and ethnically diverse landscape of Baja California. Packed with new and transformative stories, the ... More


Families and Entrepreneurs

Susana Narotzky and Gavin Smith

in Immediate Struggles: People, Power, and Place in Rural Spain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245686
eISBN:
9780520939011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245686.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

For some areas of Europe, the shift has been less a near-total exodus from the countryside than a shift from industry as an appendage to agriculture to agriculture as an appendage to industry. ... More


Flexible Structures and Torn Lives

Susana Narotzky and Gavin Smith

in Immediate Struggles: People, Power, and Place in Rural Spain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245686
eISBN:
9780520939011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245686.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the wide variety of actors who are entangled in the contemporary “flexible” industries of the region. This history, economic, political, social, and cultural, engenders ... More


The Culture of Politics, the Politics of Culture

Susana Narotzky and Gavin Smith

in Immediate Struggles: People, Power, and Place in Rural Spain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245686
eISBN:
9780520939011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245686.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on politics by briefly touching on the two bodies of literature. One proposes a turn away from the major figures of history and the sweeping political movements toward the study ... More


The Baja Raids

David M. Struthers

in The World in a City: Multiethnic Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042478
eISBN:
9780252051319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042478.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In winter 1910-11 the Partido Liberal Mexicano (PLM) organized a military incursion across the United States/Mexico border in Baja California during the beginning of the Mexican Revolution. This ... More


Baja California–Tres mujeres sin miedo

Barbara R. Stein

in On Her Own Terms: Annie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227262
eISBN:
9780520926387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227262.003.0027
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the expedition to Baja California, which was Alexander's first visit to the state. It shows that Baja California represented the northernmost extent of the range of many Latin ... More


Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Including Its Pacific Islands and the Islands in the Sea of Cortes

L. Grismer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224179
eISBN:
9780520925205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224179.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The Baja California peninsula is home to many forms of life found nowhere else on earth. This, combined with the peninsula's rugged and inaccessible terrain, has made the area one of the last true ... More


Gray Whales in the Bering and Chukchi Seas

RAYMOND C. HIGHSMITH, KENNETH O COYLE, BODIL A BLUHM, and BRENDA KONAR

in Whales, Whaling, and Ocean Ecosystems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520248847
eISBN:
9780520933200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248847.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Among the large cetaceans, gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus) are unique in three important ways: They are benthic feeders; they undertake one of the longest migrations of any mammal; and they may ... More


General Introduction

L. Lee Grismer

in Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Including Its Pacific Islands and the Islands in the Sea of Cortes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224179
eISBN:
9780520925205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224179.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Baja California's ecological transformations and diverse climactic regimes have contributed to its biotic diversity. This book examines the physiographic nature of Baja California to provide better ... More


Introduction

L. Lee Grismer

in Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Including Its Pacific Islands and the Islands in the Sea of Cortes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224179
eISBN:
9780520925205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224179.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This book serves as a guide to the identification, distribution, natural history, and taxonomy of amphibians and reptiles in Baja California, its associated Pacific islands, and the islands in the ... More


Surf Zone, Coastal Pelagic Zone, and Harbors

LARRY G. ALLEN and DANIEL J. PONDELLA

in The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The nearshore zone off the Californias includes a number of unique, primarily soft-bottom habitats. This expansive area spans the exposed, sandy beaches to the water column above the inner shelf ... More


Continental Shelf and Upper Slope

M. JAMES ALLEN

in The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Because of the importance of the soft-bottom fish fauna to fisheries and to environmental assessments, the biology and ecology of the fauna have been relatively well studied. However, although the ... More


Angel, the Proteus

Walter Aaron Clark

in Los Romeros: Royal Family of the Spanish Guitar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041907
eISBN:
9780252050596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041907.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Angel’s career may remind one of the Greek water god Proteus, who was able to change shape. In addition to being one of the leading guitarists of the last few decades, Angel has also demonstrated ... More


Responding to Stress or Coping with Abundance?: Reexamining the Marginality of the California Islands for Maritime Hunter-Gatherers

Jon M. Erlandson, Kristina M. Gill, and Mikael Fauvelle

in An Archaeology of Abundance: Reevaluating the Marginality of California's Islands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056166
eISBN:
9780813053936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056166.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Due to their isolation, insularity, and lower biodiversity, the islands of Alta and Baja California have often been perceived as marginal habitat for humans compared to the adjacent mainland. Recent ... More


Historical Degradation and Ecological Recovery: Evaluating the Marginality of California Island Ecosystems

Todd J. Braje, Jon M. Erlandson, Kristina M. Gill, Torben C. Rick, Linda Bentz, and Paul Collins

in An Archaeology of Abundance: Reevaluating the Marginality of California's Islands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056166
eISBN:
9780813053936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056166.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Spanish arrival to Alta and Baja California in AD 1542 marked the beginning of widespread ecological changes for California Island ecosystems. Over several centuries, Native peoples were removed to ... More


The Paradox of Kinship: Native-Catholic Communities in Alta California, 1769–1840s

Erika Pérez

in On the Borders of Love and Power: Families and Kinship in the Intercultural American Southwest

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520272385
eISBN:
9780520951341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272385.003.0011
Subject:
History, Family History

This chapter explores the ways in which the Catholic institution of godparentage (compadrazgo) shaped and was shaped by interethnic encounters and relations in Alta California in the late eighteenth ... More


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