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La China Poblana: Catarina de San Juan (ca. 1607–1688)—Hagiography and the Inquisition

Catarina De San Jaun

in Neither Saints Nor Sinners: Writing the Lives of Women in Spanish America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157239
eISBN:
9780199849680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157239.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter looks at the subject of a hagiographic biography, Catarina de San Juan. Her case reveals more about post-Tridentine guidelines on sanctity and their textual representation. Although ... More


Jenkins of Mexico: How a Southern Farm Boy Became a Mexican Magnate

Andrew Paxman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190455743
eISBN:
9780190651183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190455743.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

William O. Jenkins (1878–1963) was a Tennessee farm boy who ventured to Mexico in search of fortune and became that country’s wealthiest and most infamous industrialist. Dropping out of Vanderbilt, ... More


John Paul II and the New Evangelization: December 4–5, 1991

Avery Cardinal Dulles

in Church and Society: The Laurence J. McGinley Lectures, 1988-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228621
eISBN:
9780823236619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228621.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the new evangelization, looking largely at the role of Pope John Paul II. The discussion looks into evangelization in history, Paul VI, John Paul II, the ... More


Subnational Undemocratic Regime Continuity in Mexico: Puebla and Oaxaca

Agustina Giraudy

in Democrats and Autocrats: Pathways of Subnational Undemocratic Regime Continuity within Democratic Countries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198706861
eISBN:
9780191778537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706861.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter compares the influence of presidential power on SUR continuity in two Mexican SURs during the years of the first two PAN administrations, under Presidents Vincente Fox and Felipe ... More


Epilogue: Postscript from a Golden Age

Camilla Townsend

in Annals of Native America: How the Nahuas of Colonial Mexico Kept Their History Alive

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190628994
eISBN:
9780190629021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190628994.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The 1690s saw the production of the most eloquent and expressive set of extant Nahuatl annals. They were written by an indigenous craftsman named don Miguel de los Santos. He was a descendant of ... More


Undoing of Rural Autonomy: The Rise and Fall of Porfirio Jaramillo

Gladys I. McCormick

in The Logic of Compromise in Mexico: How the Countryside Was Key to the Emergence of Authoritarianism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628943
eISBN:
9781469627762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628943.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the Atencingo sugar mill and ejidal cooperative in the neighboring state of Puebla, where Porfirio Jaramillo lived. He stood poised to offer a viable way to organize rural ... More


Military Policing and Society in Mexico, 1940–1960

Thomas Rath

in Myths of Demilitarization in Postrevolutionary Mexico, 1920–1960

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807839287
eISBN:
9781469608365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807839287.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter mainly focuses on the Puebla state case and gives an overview of national military organization from the late 1930s to the 1950s. It then explores the ways that army soldiers performed ... More


The Political Impact of Migrants in Mexico: The Qualitative Evidence

Luis F. Jiménez

in Migrants and Political Change in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400370
eISBN:
9781683400646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400370.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 4 presents the field work carried out in Mexico in the summer of 2007 in the states of Zacatecas, Puebla, and Jalisco. It first describes how the author outlined those particular sites in the ... More


Gentrification, neoliberalism and loss in Puebla, Mexico

Gareth Jones

in Global gentrifications: Uneven development and displacement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313472
eISBN:
9781447313502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313472.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In this chapter the author revisits the city of Puebla in Mexico which he wrote about in the 1990s with Ann Varley, looking again at gentrification in the new context of Mexico having fully embraced ... More


Mayapán’s Chen Mul Modeled Effigy Censers: Iconography and Archaeological Context

Susan Milbrath and Carlos Peraza Lope

in Ancient Maya Pottery: Classification, Analysis, and Interpretation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042367
eISBN:
9780813043487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042367.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Susan Milbrath and Carlos Peraza discuss the famous Chen Mul Modeled full-figure effigy censers of Mayapán. Variants of these are found across the Maya area in the Late Postclassic; in an article we ... More


Relics of the Conquest

Amy G. Remensnyder

in La Conquistadora: The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199892983
eISBN:
9780199388868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892983.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, World Early Modern History

In sixteenth- and seventeenth-century New Spain, criollos – Spaniards born in the New World – would shape stories about Madonnas of the conquest in order to express criollo patriotism, the sense that ... More


The Institutionalization of the Labor Regime: Law and Government

in Revolution within the Revolution: Cotton Textile Workers and the Mexican Labor Regime, 1910–1923

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758062
eISBN:
9780804779647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758062.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The collapse of central authority in Mexico, the unionization of the mills, and the consistent workers' challenge to authority ultimately destroyed the old labor regime. The military decrees ... More


Introduction

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/9780804752831.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about convent life in colonial Mexico. This volume examines the rules that governed nunneries and analyzes the daily and personal ... More


Defining Religions: Mendicant Connections and Disconnections in Urban Society

in Building Colonial Cities of God: Mendicant Orders and Urban Culture in New Spain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774864
eISBN:
9780804783255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774864.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes the series of public issues that allied and divided the mendicant orders in New Spain. These issues include Bishop of Puebla Juan de Palafox y Mendoza's campaigns against ... More


The Early Postclassic Aztatlán Colonization of the Pacific Coast of Jalisco

Joseph B. Mountjoy, Fabio Germán Cupul-Magaña, Rafael García de Quevedo-Machain, and Martha Lorenza López Mestas Camberos

in Ancient West Mexicos: Time, Space, and Diversity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066349
eISBN:
9780813058566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066349.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The focus of this chapter is a recently discovered archaeological site, Arroyo Piedras Azules, located on the northern Pacific coast of Jalisco, Mexico. Excavated materials provide considerable ... More


The Political Economy of Protectionism: The Mexican Textile Industry, 1900–1950

Aurora Gómez-Galvarriato

in The Decline of Latin American Economies: Growth, Institutions, and Crises

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226185002
eISBN:
9780226185033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185033.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter explores the evolution of international competitiveness and protectionism in Mexican textile manufactures, which is a paradigmatic example of an overprotected industry unable to compete ... More


Conclusion

Agustina Giraudy

in Democrats and Autocrats: Pathways of Subnational Undemocratic Regime Continuity within Democratic Countries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198706861
eISBN:
9780191778537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706861.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The chapter summarizes the book’s findings on subnational undemocratic regime (SUR) reproduction in Mexico and Argentina, which substantiate the book’s main argument regarding multiple pathways to ... More


Introduction: The Black Legend of William O. Jenkins

Andrew Paxman

in Jenkins of Mexico: How a Southern Farm Boy Became a Mexican Magnate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190455743
eISBN:
9780190651183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190455743.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

By 1960, William O. Jenkins was an octogenarian of thrifty habits, still pursuing his love of farming, but leftist leaders and journalists made him a political football, their critiques of his ... More


Fortune-Seeking in Mexico

Andrew Paxman

in Jenkins of Mexico: How a Southern Farm Boy Became a Mexican Magnate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190455743
eISBN:
9780190651183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190455743.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Mexico under the dictator Porfirio Díaz bore some resemblance to the postbellum South, in its social and racial hierarchies, but what drew Jenkins was Mexico’s rapid industrialization. Following ... More


Empire at Atencingo

Andrew Paxman

in Jenkins of Mexico: How a Southern Farm Boy Became a Mexican Magnate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190455743
eISBN:
9780190651183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190455743.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

At the war’s end, Jenkins began to fulfill his pledge to his wife of a return to the United States, commissioning a Los Angeles mansion and selling his mill, but one of the rural properties he had ... More


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