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of two ships coming from spain to this island of Hispaniola; and the one two days ahead of the other was shipwrecked, the people aboard marooned on a deserted islet; and how two days later the second ship ran aground and sank upright on another nearby low-lying islet; and how miraculously the second ship was refloated and collected [317] the people from the first lost ship and came to this city of santo domingo, where the ship was repaired and returned to spain.

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/9780813035406.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

In 1523, a convoy of two ships sailed from Spain to Santo Domingo. The captain and master of one was Francisco Vara, a resident of Triana, and the captain of the other was Diego Sánchez Colchero, ... More


“The Most Important Tribe in America”

James Robert Allison

in Sovereignty For Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206692
eISBN:
9780300216219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206692.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter describes the grassroots movement that erupted on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation to resist non-Indian mining and change forever the trajectory of Indian energy development. As news of ... More


Significant to Whom?: Mexican Americans and the History of the American West

David G. GutiéRrez

in A New Significance: Re-Envisioning the History of the American West

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195100471
eISBN:
9780199854059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100471.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

In considering Mexican-American history, one might argue that the debate about the significance or importance of ethnic Mexican people in the American West has reflected the central themes of the ... More


Macao

R. Po‐chia Hsia

in A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci 1552-1610

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592258
eISBN:
9780191595622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592258.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

After describing the foundation and life of the Portuguese enclave of Macau on the south coast of China, this chapter focuses on the early abortive missionary attempts in China, including several ... More


Polyglot Forms

Seth Kimmel

in Parables of Coercion: Conversion and Knowledge at the End of Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226278285
eISBN:
9780226278315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226278315.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Expanding the insights of the religious reformer and linguist Juan de Valdés, the Morisco Ignacio de Las Casas and his fellow Jesuits recognized that lived contact produced linguistic fluency and ... More


Diasporic Desires: Narrating Sexuality in the Memoirs of Shirley Geok-lin Lim and Li-Young Lee

Kenneth Chan

in China Abroad: Travels, Subjects, Spaces

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099456
eISBN:
9789882206687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099456.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter deploys Benigno Sánchez-Eppler and Cindy Patton's critical focus to attend to the representation and rhetoric of sexuality and sexual desire within the narratives of two Chinese American ... More


A Remembrance

Sonia Sanchez

in Shaping Memories: Reflections of African American Women Writers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732740
eISBN:
9781604734713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732740.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter focuses on the death of James Baldwin, which made a big impact on Sonia Sanchez’s life. When Sanchez first read James Baldwin’s Go Tell It on the Mountain, she knew she was home. Seeing ... More


Theatricality in the Art of the Cuban Diaspora: The Progression of Tropes

Ricardo Pau-Llosa

in Picturing Cuba: Art, Culture, and Identity on the Island and in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400905
eISBN:
9781683401193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400905.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Art critic and collector Ricardo Pau-Llosa proposes that certain “tropes of identity”—common metaphors inherited from previous generations of modern Cuban artists—continue to shape the work of ... More


Gender and Democracy in Cuba

Ilja A. Luciak

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030630
eISBN:
9780813039473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030630.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This study of Cuban gender politics and democracy considers the role that women played in the Cuban revolution. The women who joined Castro's revolution were considered indispensable, and a select ... More


Sonia Sanchez: A Dynamic Voice of Black Arts Poetry

John Zheng

in With Fists Raised: Radical Art, Contemporary Activism, and the Iconoclasm of the Black Arts Movement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859777
eISBN:
9781800852488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859777.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses Sanchez’s poetry and her distinguished voice under the banner of “soniasanchezism,” showing her creativity and aesthetic awareness through her sensibility to the larger ... More


Toni Morrison: Memory and Meaning

Adrienne Lanier Seward and Justine Tally (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460193
eISBN:
9781626740419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460193.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Toni Morrison: Memory and Meaning includes essays by well-known international scholars focusing on the author’s literary production and including her very latest works—the theatrical production ... More


COUNTERINSURGENCY AND “VIETNAM” IN IRAQ, 2003–2006

David Fitzgerald

in Learning to Forget: US Army Counterinsurgency Doctrine and Practice from Vietnam to Iraq

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785815
eISBN:
9780804786423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785815.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The occupation of Iraq illustrated the absence of any memory of counterinsurgency within the Army. One of the most revealing periods was the immediate aftermath of the invasion, when the US Army ... More


Epilogue

Robert R. Korstad

in To Right These Wrongs: The North Carolina Fund and the Battle to End Poverty and Inequality in 1960s America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833797
eISBN:
9781469603674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895740_korstad.11
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on Richard Nixon's campaign to “snuff out” the Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO). He demanded the resignation of then director Phillip V. Sanchez and other senior staff, ... More


Virtuoso Ancestors

Vaughn A. Booker

in Lift Every Voice and Swing: Black Musicians and Religious Culture in the Jazz Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479892327
eISBN:
9781479801831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892327.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the reverence for departed jazz musicians and the practices of fellow musicians, creative artists, institutions, and the public to celebrate their memory. By heralding its ... More


George I. Sánchez: The Long Fight for Mexican American Integration

Carlos K. Blanton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300190328
eISBN:
9780300210422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190328.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

George I. Sánchez is the most important intellectual and one of the most important activists of the “Mexican American Generation” between the New Deal and the Great Society. From humble New Mexico ... More


The Resistance

Terry Rugeley

in The River People in Flood Time: The Civil Wars in Tabasco, Spoiler of Empires

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804791526
eISBN:
9780804793124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791526.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The last great external military intervention in Tabasco came in the form of the French invasion of 1863. This invasion actually came under the command of a Spanish adventurer named Eduardo Arévalo. ... More


The Political Context of Action: Collective Actor Formation in a Dynamic Political Field

Robert S. Jansen

in Revolutionizing Repertoires: The Rise of Populist Mobilization in Peru

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226487304
eISBN:
9780226487588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487588.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter, which focuses on the political context of action, explains how two collectivities of previously marginalized political actors, with personal and organizational characteristics that ... More


The Sources of Political Innovation: Habit, Experience, and Deliberation

Robert S. Jansen

in Revolutionizing Repertoires: The Rise of Populist Mobilization in Peru

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226487304
eISBN:
9780226487588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487588.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter excavates the sources of political innovation in the first few months of electoral campaigning in Peru’s 1931 election. At this critical moment, collective actors from across the ... More


From Apogee to Collapse

Cameron D. Jones

in In Service of Two Masters: The Missionaries of Ocopa, Indigenous Resistance, and Spanish Governance in Bourbon Peru

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604315
eISBN:
9781503608382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604315.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter six explores Ocopa’s history during the last three and a half decades of Spanish colonial rule in Peru. This period is the apogee of Ocopa’s missionary enterprise under the control of the ... More


Introduction: Being Muslim Women

Sylvia Chan-Malik

in Being Muslim: A Cultural History of Women of Color in American Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479850600
eISBN:
9781479881550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850600.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The introduction asks: How do we tell a story of Islam in the United States that foregrounds the lives and experiences of women of color throughout the 20th-21st centuries? The chapter asserts that ... More


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