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Labor and Love in GuatemalaThe Eve of Independence

Labor and Love in Guatemala: The Eve of Independence

Catherine Komisaruk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757041
eISBN:
9780804784603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757041.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book explores the gendered mechanisms that have fueled many of the major developments in Latin America's social history. Focusing on Guatemala in the late colonial period, the book demonstrates ... More

Ladinos with Ladinos, Indians with IndiansLand, Labor, and Regional Ethnic Conflict in the Making of Guatemala

Ladinos with Ladinos, Indians with Indians: Land, Labor, and Regional Ethnic Conflict in the Making of Guatemala

Rene Reeves

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752138
eISBN:
9780804767774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752138.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the late 1830s an uprising of mestizos and Maya destroyed Guatemala's Liberal government for imposing reforms aimed at expanding the state, assimilating indigenous peoples, and encouraging ... More

A Life in ShadowAimé Bonpland in Southern South America, 1817–1858

A Life in Shadow: Aimé Bonpland in Southern South America, 1817–1858

Stephen Bell

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752602
eISBN:
9780804774277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752602.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

French naturalist and medical doctor Aimé Bonpland (1773–1858) was one of the most important scientific explorers of South America in the early nineteenth century. From 1799 to 1804, he worked ... More

The Life WithinLocal Indigenous Society in Mexico's Toluca Valley, 1650–1800

The Life Within: Local Indigenous Society in Mexico's Toluca Valley, 1650–1800

Caterina Pizzigoni

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781374
eISBN:
9780804784993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781374.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book provides a social and cultural history of the indigenous people of a region of central Mexico in the later colonial period—as told through documents in Nahuatl and Spanish. It views the ... More

The Making of LawThe Supreme Court and Labor Legislation in Mexico, 1875-1931

The Making of Law: The Supreme Court and Labor Legislation in Mexico, 1875-1931

William Suarez-Potts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775519
eISBN:
9780804783484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775519.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Despite Porfirio Díaz's authoritarian rule (1877–1911) and the fifteen years of violent conflict typifying much of Mexican politics after 1917, law and judicial decision-making were important for the ... More

Making the Chinese MexicanGlobal Migration, Localism, and Exclusion in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Making the Chinese Mexican: Global Migration, Localism, and Exclusion in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Grace Delgado

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778145
eISBN:
9780804783712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778145.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the Chinese diaspora in the U.S.–Mexico borderlands. It presents a fresh perspective on immigration, nationalism, and racism through the experiences of Chinese migrants in the ... More

Measuring UpA History of Living Standards in Mexico, 1850-1950

Measuring Up: A History of Living Standards in Mexico, 1850-1950

Moramay Lopez-Alonso

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773164
eISBN:
9780804782852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773164.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book traces the high levels of poverty and inequality that Mexico faced in the mid-twentieth century. Using newly developed multidisciplinary techniques, the book provides a perspective on ... More

Nahua and Maya CatholicismsTexts and Religion in Colonial Central Mexico and Yucatan

Nahua and Maya Catholicisms: Texts and Religion in Colonial Central Mexico and Yucatan

Mark Christensen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785280
eISBN:
9780804787314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785280.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines ecclesiastical texts written in Nahuatl and Yucatec Maya to illustrate their role in conveying and reflecting various Catholic messages—and thus Catholicisms—throughout colonial ... More

The Party of OrderThe Conservatives, the State, and Slavery in the Brazilian Monarchy, 1831–1871

The Party of Order: The Conservatives, the State, and Slavery in the Brazilian Monarchy, 1831–1871

Jeffrey D. Needell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753692
eISBN:
9780804768061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753692.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This study analyzes Brazil's monarchy, which adapted European ideas and practices to a creole plantation society that was traditionally based on African slavery. It focuses upon the Conservatives, ... More

Pesos and PoliticsBusiness, Elites, Foreigners, and Government in Mexico, 1854-1940

Pesos and Politics: Business, Elites, Foreigners, and Government in Mexico, 1854-1940

Mark Wasserman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804791540
eISBN:
9780804795210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791540.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Pesos and Politics explores the tripartite relationship between governments at various levels, local and national elites, and foreign enterprises from the mid nineteenth century through the ... More

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