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Producing Modernity in Mexico: Labour, Race, and the State in Chiapas, 1876-1914

Sarah Washbrook

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264973
eISBN:
9780191754128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264973.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Race, ethnicity, and gender played an important role in the complex relationship between export agriculture, labour, and state power in Chiapas during the regime of Porfirio Díaz (1876–1914). This ... More


‘A Commanding Commercial Position’: The African Settlement of Bolama Island and Anglo-Portuguese Rivalry (1830–1870)

PHILIP J. HAVIK

in Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial Western Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265208
eISBN:
9780191754180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265208.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The attempt to establish plantation agriculture on the island of Bolama by British settlers in the early 1790s triggered a scramble for West Africa's resources in the Guinea Bissau region. The ... More


Mobilizing Bolivia's Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Nicole Fabricant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837139
eISBN:
9781469601458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837511_fabricant
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The election of Evo Morales as Bolivia's president in 2005 made him his nation's first indigenous head of state, a watershed victory for social activists and Native peoples. El Movimiento Sin Tierra ... More


Agricultural Landscapes

Carol A. MacLennan

in Sovereign Sugar: Industry and Environment in Hawaii

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839499
eISBN:
9780824871536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839499.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores the origins of the early sugar business in Hawaiʻi and the landscape that had formed part of this history. It starts with a tour of the inhabited islands in the 1840s and 1850s, ... More


From the Grounds Up: Building an Export Economy in Southern Mexico

Casey Marina Lurtz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503603899
eISBN:
9781503608474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603899.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

From the Grounds Up is a study of how peripheral places grappled with globalization at the end of the nineteenth century. Through extensive use of local archives in the Soconusco district of Chiapas, ... More


Conclusion

Casey Marina Lurtz

in From the Grounds Up: Building an Export Economy in Southern Mexico

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503603899
eISBN:
9781503608474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603899.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This conclusion illustrates how the book has sought to advance a history of the export boom that understands late nineteenth century globalization through the activities of all those involved in ... More


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