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Dolores Del RíoBeauty in Light and Shade

Dolores Del Río: Beauty in Light and Shade

Linda B. Hall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784078
eISBN:
9780804786218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784078.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Dolores del Río's enormously successful career in Hollywood, in Mexico, and internationally illuminates issues of race, ethnicity, and gender through the lenses of beauty and celebrity. She and her ... More

Dreaming of Dry LandEnvironmental Transformation in Colonial Mexico City

Dreaming of Dry Land: Environmental Transformation in Colonial Mexico City

Vera S. Candiani

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788052
eISBN:
9780804791076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788052.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Tracing the long history of one of the most complex drainage projects in the early modern world, this book aims to explain what colonization looked like on the ground and how it affected land, water, ... More

Emilio Rabasa and the Survival of Porfirian LiberalismThe Man, His Career, and His Ideas, 1856-1930

Emilio Rabasa and the Survival of Porfirian Liberalism: The Man, His Career, and His Ideas, 1856-1930

Charles A. Hale

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758765
eISBN:
9780804786836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758765.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book presents an intellectual and career biography of Emilio Rabasa, the eminent Mexican jurist, politician, novelist, diplomat, journalist, and historian who opposed the Revolution of 1910–20, ... More

Fatal LoveSpousal Killers, Law, and Punishment in the Late Colonial Spanish Atlantic

Fatal Love: Spousal Killers, Law, and Punishment in the Late Colonial Spanish Atlantic

Victor Uribe-Uran

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794633
eISBN:
9780804796316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794633.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Fatal Pacts examines comparatively the history of over two hundred examples of spousal murder in the late colonial Spanish Atlantic. It deals with murders occurring during the last decades of ... More

Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

David McCreery

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751797
eISBN:
9780804767743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751797.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the development of the state, the nation, and the economy on the far western frontier of Brazil during the period of the Brazilian Empire. The author argues that the province of ... More

The Guaraní and Their MissionsA Socioeconomic History

The Guaraní and Their Missions: A Socioeconomic History

Julia J.S. Sarreal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785976
eISBN:
9780804791229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785976.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Under Jesuit management, the Guaraní missions of the Río de la Plata region of South America were the largest and most prosperous of all the Catholic missions established to convert, acculturate, and ... More

The Hierarchies of Slavery in Santos, Brazil, 1822-1888

The Hierarchies of Slavery in Santos, Brazil, 1822-1888

Ian Read

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774147
eISBN:
9780804778558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774147.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Despite the inherent brutality of slavery, some slaves could find small but important opportunities to act decisively. This book explores such moments of opportunity and resistance in Santos, a ... More

In the Shadow of PerónJuan Atilio Bramuglia and the Second Line of Argentina's Populist Movement

In the Shadow of Perón: Juan Atilio Bramuglia and the Second Line of Argentina's Populist Movement

Raanan Rein

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757928
eISBN:
9780804779630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757928.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Populism has been one of the most important phenomena in the political and social history of Latin America. This book challenges several commonly held assumptions about the nature of populism and the ... More

Indigenous CitizensLocal Liberalism in Early National Oaxaca and Yucatan

Indigenous Citizens: Local Liberalism in Early National Oaxaca and Yucatan

Karen D. Caplan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757645
eISBN:
9780804772914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757645.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book challenges the commonly held assumption that early nineteenth-century Mexican state-building was a failure of liberalism. By comparing the experiences of two Mexican states, Oaxaca and ... More

The Invisible WarIndigenous Devotions, Discipline, and Dissent in Colonial Mexico

The Invisible War: Indigenous Devotions, Discipline, and Dissent in Colonial Mexico

David Tavarez

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773287
eISBN:
9780804777391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773287.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

After the conquest of Mexico, colonial authorities attempted to enforce Christian beliefs among indigenous peoples—a project they envisioned as spiritual warfare. This book assesses this immense but ... More

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