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Decentralizing Decentralization: Mexico's Invisible Fourth Level of the State 1

Jonathan Fox

in Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199208852
eISBN:
9780191709005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208852.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter explores the relationship between democratization and decentralization. In Mexico, the government promoted deliberative citizen participation nation-wide in rural municipalities, well ... More


Of shipwrecks and the very marvelous occurrence that is here recounted.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0029
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter tells the story of a ship with many passengers aboard which left the city of Santo Domingo for Spain with cargo. After some days sailing, the ship began taking on so much water that two ... More


They Never Come Back: A Story of Undocumented Workers from Mexico

Frans J. Schryer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453144
eISBN:
9780801455124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453144.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

For Mexicans on both sides of the border, the migrant experience has changed significantly over the past two decades. This book draws on the experiences of indigenous people from a region in the ... More


Cali: The Derailment of a Pioneering Participatory Project

Eduardo Moncada

in Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence In Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794176
eISBN:
9780804796903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794176.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter abstract: This chapter analyzes within-case variation in the institutional outcomes of the politics of urban violence in Cali. In the early 1990s a participatory political project developed ... More


The Origins of Monumentality in Ancient Guerrero, Mexico

Louise I. Paradis

in Early New World Monumentality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038087
eISBN:
9780813043128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038087.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In Guerrero, monumentality first appears at Teopantecuanitlan, probably around 1200 B.C., and in several other sites from 1000 B.C on. It is closely associated in its shape and content with the Olmec ... More


Guerreros: Spanish alienation in a foreign landscape

Ann Davies

in Daniel Calparsoro

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073649
eISBN:
9781781702093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073649.003.0034
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Calparsoro's film Guerreros. Guerreros makes a more overt move towards genre films more typical of Hollywood than European fare, the war film having been dominated by ... More


Specters of Revolution: Peasant Guerrillas in the Cold War Mexican Countryside

Alexander Avina

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199936571
eISBN:
9780199345830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936571.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book chronicles the subaltern political history of peasant guerrilla movements that emerged in the southwestern Mexican state of Guerrero during the late 1960s. The National Revolutionary Civic ... More


Introduction: Guerrilla Ghosts in the Mexican Countryside

Alexander Aviña

in Specters of Revolution: Peasant Guerrillas in the Cold War Mexican Countryside

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199936571
eISBN:
9780199345830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936571.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The introductory chapter contextualizes the peasant guerrilla movements led by Vázquez and Cabañas within a longer guerrerense regional history seemingly characterized by continual state violence and ... More


Insurrection as a post-millennial, clandestine, network of cells

Michael Loadenthal

in The Politics of Attack: Communiqués and Insurrectionary Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526114457
eISBN:
9781526128454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114457.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapter 3 explores the post-millennial history of insurrectionary anarchism as seen thought the formation, expansion and exporting of clandestine, cells focused on carrying out attacks which are ... More


F. B. Leon Guerrero Goes to Washington

Doloris Coulter Cogan

in We Fought the Navy and Won: Guam's Quest for Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830892
eISBN:
9780824869212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830892.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter describes the Washington visit of F. B. (Frank) Leon Guerrero, member of the Guam Congress. In August 1948, Frank paid an impromptu visit to Maurice J. Tobin, U.S. Secretary of Labor and ... More


Art and the Creation of Mexico’s Communist Party, 1919–1930

Stephanie J. Smith

in The Power and Politics of Art in Postrevolutionary Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635682
eISBN:
9781469635699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635682.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 1 focuses on the founding of Mexico’s Communist Party in 1919, and the Party’s links to the influential national and international artistic movement active in Mexico throughout the 1920s. ... More


Fugue in the Renaissance Motet

Paul Walker

in Fugue in the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190056193
eISBN:
9780190056223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056193.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores fugal writing in the genre that contemporary writers indicated was the “home” of fugue: the motet. Beginning with the establishment by Jean Mouton and others of the classic ... More


Transatlantic Carmens in Dance and Drama

Michael Christoforidis and Elizabeth Kertesz

in Carmen and the Staging of Spain: Recasting Bizet's Opera in the Belle Epoque

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780195384567
eISBN:
9780190883508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195384567.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Opera, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In the early 1890s Emma Calvé’s emergence coincided with the ascent of Spanish dancing stars, Carmencita Dausset and Carolina “la Belle” Otero, on the international music-hall circuit. All three ... More


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