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Post-independence politics and land: from the community to agrarian servitude

Sarah Washbrook

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264973
eISBN:
9780191754128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264973.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

When Mexico declared independence in September 1821, Chiapas, along with the rest of Central America, joined the new nation. Then, in 1823, precipitated by the collapse of Iturbide's Mexican Empire, ... More


Rational Resistance to Land Privatization: The Behaviour of Russia’s Rural Producers in Response to Agrarian Reforms, 1861–2000

Carol Scott Leonard

in The Economic Future in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263471
eISBN:
9780191734786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263471.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter analyses rural opposition to land privatization in the post-Soviet transition era that draws explicit parallels with the resistance by Russian peasants to early twentieth-century ... More


Land privatization and agrarian relations in Chiapas during the Porfiriato

Sarah Washbrook

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264973
eISBN:
9780191754128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264973.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter considers the agrarian question in Chiapas during the Porfiriato. First, it examines the geographical and financial restrictions faced by rural producers in the state. Second, it ... More


The Constitutional Subunits of Athens as Administrators of Realty

Papazarkadas Nikolaos

in Sacred and Public Land in Ancient Athens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694006
eISBN:
9780191732003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694006.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

Moving from the polis down to its subdivisions, the author looks into landed property managed by the Kleisthenic tribes and the demes. The tribes, an artificial and relatively new institution, were ... More


From Ahupua‘a to Real Estate

Carlos Andrade

in Ha'ena: Through the Eyes of the Ancestors

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831196
eISBN:
9780824868826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831196.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the process by which land privatization came to exist in Hawai'i. It considers historic changes that affected all of Hawaiian society in the broader context of the history of ... More


Ha'ena: Through the Eyes of the Ancestors

Carlos Andrade

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831196
eISBN:
9780824868826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831196.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Hā'ena is a land steeped in antiquity yet vibrantly beautiful today as any fantasy of a tropical paradise. He 'aina momona, a rich and fertile land linked to the sea and the rising and setting sun, ... More


The Illustrated and Progressive Spirit of the Granadinos: Envisioning Economic Progress

Nancy P. Appelbaum

in Mapping the Country of Regions: The Chorographic Commission of Nineteenth-Century Colombia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627441
eISBN:
9781469627465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627441.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The fifth chapter examines the commission’s optimistic yet ambivalent portrayal—in illustrations, maps, and texts—of New Granada’s struggling mid-century economy, including its natural resources, ... More


Care of the Social

Emily Yates-Doerr

in Weight of Obesity: Hunger and Global Health in Postwar Guatemala

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286818
eISBN:
9780520961906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286818.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 3 considers how women who had never viewed body weight as a matter of personal control were learning to diet. I illustrate how public health outreach projects directed at the “crisis” of ... More


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