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Beyond the Alamo: Forging Mexican Ethnicity in San Antonio, 1821-1861

Raul A. Ramos

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832073
eISBN:
9781469604657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888933_ramos
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Introducing a new model for the transnational history of the United States, this book places Mexican Americans at the center of the Texas creation story. It focuses on Mexican-Texan, or Tejano, ... More


Juan Bautista Sancho: Tracing the Mallorcan Connection

Craig H. Russell

in From Serra to Sancho: Music and Pageantry in the California Missions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343274
eISBN:
9780199867745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343274.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western, History, American

Among the friars, few rival Juan Bautista Sancho (1772?–1830) in musical expertise. This chapter maps out Sancho's family tree and his early life in Artà, Mallorca. It explores his development as a ... More


The History of Mexican Law

Stephen Zamora, José RamlÓN CossÍO, Lenone Pereznieto, José Roldá n-Xopa, and David Lopez

in Mexican Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288489
eISBN:
9780191700514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288489.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an overview of Mexican history, emphasizing the ways in which historical events have influenced the development of Mexican law. It begins with an examination of the indigenous ... More


Timothy Flint’s “Happy Revolution” in Mexico

Andy Doolen

in Territories of Empire: U.S. Writing from the Louisiana Purchase to Mexican Independence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199348626
eISBN:
9780199348640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348626.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter 4 examines Francis Berrian; or, the Mexican Patriot (1826), Timothy Flint’s novel about the Mexican independence struggle, and the first US novel set in the southwestern borderlands. In 1823, ... More


Conclusion Challenging Identities: Transnational Becomes Local

Raúl A. Ramos

in Beyond the Alamo: Forging Mexican Ethnicity in San Antonio, 1821-1861

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832073
eISBN:
9781469604657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888933_ramos.13
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book concludes the way it began—with the Diez y Seis de Septiembre celebration. On September 16, 1910, Mexicans marked the centennial of their independence with larger versions of the annual ... More


Covenant: Guadalupe and the Mexican Nation

Timothy Matovina

in Theologies of Guadalupe: From the Era of Conquest to Pope Francis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190902759
eISBN:
9780190902780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190902759.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Father Miguel Hidalgo famously adopted the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe as the banner for the insurrectionary movement that led to Mexican independence. Following independence, Guadalupe’s strong ... More


Technology and the Emergence of Atraso, 1820–70

Edward Beatty

in Technology and the Search for Progress in Modern Mexico

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520284890
eISBN:
9780520960558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284890.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter surveys Mexico’s history of technology from independence, in 1820, to about 1870. Independence separated Mexico from its Spanish colonial power but also brought economic depression. This ... More


Pueblo Contestations of Power in the Mexican Period

Maurice Crandall

in These People Have Always Been a Republic: Indigenous Electorates in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1598-1912

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469652665
eISBN:
9781469652689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652665.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

During the brief period of Mexican independence in New Mexico (1821–1846), Pueblo Indians participated in electoral politics in unprecedented ways. In the waning days of the Spanish empire, and then ... More


“We Are Now the True Spaniards”: Sovereignty, Revolution, Independence, and the Emergence of the Federal Republic of Mexico, 1808-1824

Jaime Rodriguez O.

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778305
eISBN:
9780804784634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778305.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book is a radical reinterpretation of the process that led to Mexican independence in 1821—one that emphasizes Mexico's continuity with Spanish political culture. During its final decades under ... More


Territories of Empire: U.S. Writing from the Louisiana Purchase to Mexican Independence

Andy Doolen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199348626
eISBN:
9780199348640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348626.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Beginning in the aftermath of the Louisiana Purchase, this book connects a wide range of border writings to a stunning land deal that more than doubled the physical size of the United States. ... More


Introduction

in “We Are Now the True Spaniards”: Sovereignty, Revolution, Independence, and the Emergence of the Federal Republic of Mexico, 1808-1824

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778305
eISBN:
9780804784634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778305.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose—to examine the complex process that led to Mexican independence and the formation of the Estados Unidos Mexicanos (United States of Mexico). It ... More


Conclusion

in “We Are Now the True Spaniards”: Sovereignty, Revolution, Independence, and the Emergence of the Federal Republic of Mexico, 1808-1824

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778305
eISBN:
9780804784634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778305.003.0011
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some final thoughts. It argues that independence of New Spain did not result from an anticolonial struggle, but was a consequence of a ... More


The Good Monarchical Government: Popular Translations of Spanish Political Thought during Mexico’s Independence

Marco Antonio Landavazo

in Transatlantic Studies: Latin America, Iberia, and Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620252
eISBN:
9781789623857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620252.003.0030
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In the Mexican war of independence, patriot’s armies famously repeated, “Long live the king and down with the bad government!”, a political slogan related to the spanish populist doctrines and to ... More


Adopting the Imperial Idea Beyond Europe

Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly

in Projecting Imperial Power: New Nineteenth Century Emperors and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198802471
eISBN:
9780191840777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802471.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

During the Napoleonic period, ‘the imperial idea’ spread to colonial territories far from Europe. This chapter discusses how Brazil became an empire when Pedro I declared independence from Portugal ... More


Imperial Ironies

Raphael Brewster Folsom

in Yaquis and the Empire: Violence, Spanish Imperial Power, and Native Resilience in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300196894
eISBN:
9780300210767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196894.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the colonial history of the Yaqui people of the north Mexican state of Sonora, with particular emphasis on their dynamic and ambiguous relationship with the Spanish colonizers from ... More


Yaquis and the Empire: Violence, Spanish Imperial Power, and Native Resilience in Colonial Mexico

Raphael B. Folsom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300196894
eISBN:
9780300210767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196894.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book on the Yaqui people of the north Mexican state of Sonora examines the history of Yaqui-Spanish interactions from first contact in 1533 through Mexican independence in 1821. It deals with ... More


Selling Sex, Saving the Family

Nicole von Germeten

in Profit and Passion: Transactional Sex in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297296
eISBN:
9780520969704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297296.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents a controversial issue within the history of sexuality. It documents several case studies of sex work done within home-based brothels, where mothers, sisters, and father figures ... More


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