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Amazonian RoutesIndigenous Mobility and Colonial Communities in Northern Brazil

Amazonian Routes: Indigenous Mobility and Colonial Communities in Northern Brazil

Heather F. Roller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804787086
eISBN:
9780804792127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787086.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book reconstructs the world of eighteenth-century Amazonia to argue that indigenous mobility did not undermine settlement or community. In doing so, it revises long-standing views of native ... More

Before the Shining PathPolitics in Rural Ayacucho, 1895–1980

Before the Shining Path: Politics in Rural Ayacucho, 1895–1980

Jaymie Heilman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770941
eISBN:
9780804775786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770941.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

From 1980 to 1992, Maoist Shining Path rebels, Peruvian state forces, and Andean peasants waged a bitter civil war that left some 69,000 people dead. Using archival research and oral interviews, this ... More

Brazil's Steel CityDevelopmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Brazil's Steel City: Developmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Oliver Dinius

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771689
eISBN:
9780804775809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771689.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book presents a social history of the National Steel Company (CSN), Brazil's foremost state-owned company and largest industrial enterprise in the mid-twentieth century. It focuses on the role ... More

Brides of ChristConventual Life in Colonial Mexico

Brides of Christ: Conventual Life in Colonial Mexico

Asuncion Lavrin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752831
eISBN:
9780804787512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752831.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book invites the modern reader to follow the histories of colonial Mexican nuns inside the cloisters where they pursued a religious vocation or sought shelter from the world. It provides a ... More

British Lions and Mexican EaglesBusiness, Politics, and Empire in the Career of Weetman Pearson in Mexico, 1889–1919

British Lions and Mexican Eagles: Business, Politics, and Empire in the Career of Weetman Pearson in Mexico, 1889–1919

Paul Garner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774451
eISBN:
9780804779036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774451.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Between 1889 and 1919, Weetman Pearson became one of the world's most important engineering contractors, a pioneer in the international oil industry, and one of Britain's wealthiest men. At the ... More

Building Colonial Cities of GodMendicant Orders and Urban Culture in New Spain

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

Karen Melvin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774864
eISBN:
9780804783255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774864.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book tracks New Spain's mendicant orders past their so-called golden age of missions into the ensuing centuries and demonstrates that they had equally crucial roles in what the book terms the ... More

Chimalpahin's ConquestA Nahua Historian's Rewriting of Francisco Lopez de Gomara's La conquista de Mexico

Chimalpahin's Conquest: A Nahua Historian's Rewriting of Francisco Lopez de Gomara's La conquista de Mexico

Susan Schroeder (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769488
eISBN:
9780804775069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769488.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This volume presents the story of Hernando Cortés' conquest of Mexico, as recounted by a contemporary Spanish historian and edited by Mexico's premier Nahua historian. Francisco López de Gómara's ... More

Cleansing Honor with BloodMasculinity, Violence, and Power in the Backlands of Northeast Brazil, 1845–1889

Cleansing Honor with Blood: Masculinity, Violence, and Power in the Backlands of Northeast Brazil, 1845–1889

Martha Santos

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774567
eISBN:
9780804778480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774567.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book offers a critical reinterpretation of male violence, patriarchy, and machismo in rural Latin America. It focuses on the lives of lower-class men and women, known as sertanejo/as, in the ... More

Days of National Festivity in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1823-1889

Days of National Festivity in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1823-1889

Hendrik Kraay

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785266
eISBN:
9780804786102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785266.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book traces the social, cultural, and political history of the Brazilian empire (1822-89) through the official and popular celebrations on the days of national festivity (national holidays) ... More

Distance and Documents at the Spanish Empire's Periphery

Distance and Documents at the Spanish Empire's Periphery

Sylvia Sellers-Garcia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804787055
eISBN:
9780804788823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787055.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Distance and Documents at the Spanish Empire’s Periphery examines how distance was conceptualized in an empire that at its height spanned four continents, stretching from Europe to the Philippines. ... More

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