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Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374107-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7410-7
... Chapter 3 begins by asking a deceptively simple question: why was the Caste War called the Caste War? By tracing the historical reach and geographic range of the concept-metaphor casta , it shows how the name of the war indexes Creole efforts to repurpose the historical legacy of colonialism...
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By David Kazanjian
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7410-7
... Justo Sierra O’Reilly Maya Caste War Yucatán race ...
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By David Kazanjian
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7410-7
... Caste War Yucatán letters Karl Hermann Berendt Maya ...
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374107-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7410-7
...Yucatán<subtitle>Una Guerra Escrita, Prelude</subtitle> Chapter 3 begins by asking a deceptively simple question: why was the Caste War called the Caste War? By tracing the historical reach and geographic range of the concept-metaphor casta , it shows how the name of the war indexes Creole...
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374107-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7410-7
... this period and region actively responded to the colonial tactic of reducción in the context of the Caste War. It then turns to letters from Maya leaders and combatants during the first decades of the war, which themselves respond to that tactic. Writing in Spanish and Yucatec Maya, the letters...
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374107-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7410-7
... The Coda reviews how nineteenth-century black settlers in Liberia and Maya rebels in Yucatán left documents that do not only tell us who-did-what-where-when-and-why about the colonization of Liberia and the Caste War but also reflect speculatively on the meaning of freedom during...
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374107-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7410-7
... This introduction theorizes the conjuncture that nineteenth-century black settler colonization in Liberia and the Caste War of Yucatán share, and argues for considering them appositionally rather than comparatively. Such a consideration tracks three transversals that connect these seemingly...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373759-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7375-9
... the Quechua language and his vision of the need for anticolonial orthography. haciendas Ccaccamarca communism Cold War Quechua ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... rumor, and his reading of learned chroniclers. The city that emerges from his picaresque stories is inhabited by a remarkable cast, including warring parties of Basques and other Spanish immigrants; trapped Indian mineworkers rescued by a miraculous Virgin; an Indian social climber rebuffed...
Published: 09 July 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9179-1
...Cast of Characters ...
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By Nayanika Mookherjee
Published: 05 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
...One This chapter examines the silence of the Bangladeshi state and civil society on 1947/partition and juxtaposes it with the extensive memorialization and inherent contestations in the national celebrations of 1971/Muktijuddho (the Bangladesh Liberation War). It outlines the historical...
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396765-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9676-5
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... political violence juridical responsibility Cyprus Following a devastating civil war, in 2002 Sierra Leone became a laboratory for justice. For the first time, a truth and reconciliation commission (TRC) and a semi-international criminal court operated side by side. But in the context of eleven...
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375227-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
... masculinity. Debates on masculinity help us explore the concrete constraints that reveal and define the blueprint of “patriarchal bargaining” in any given society, which may exhibit variations according to class, caste, and ethnicity, here undertaken by the birangonas and their families. While the women...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... students, Mikko Harvey. Harvey went to school with one of the Boston Marathon bombers, Dzokhar Tsarnaev. The piece ends with a tribute to Bradley Manning. War writing drones Boston Marathon bombing poetry Dzokhar Tsarnaev In this personal essay, the author explores the relationship between...
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By Youngmin Choe
Published: 25 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7434-3
... characterize both the film’s narrative as well as the conditions of its production. The chapter suggests that the MOD, as a representation of one of South Korea’s first coproductions on mainland China since the Cold War, articulates the central interest of the feature film; that is, as a self-reflective...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-042
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... deemed vacant or unused. Not coincidentally, the Law would not be put into effect until after the 1880 National Convention when the Bolivian state, caught up in the War of the Pacific, sought to fill its empty coffers. But just as Mariano Melgarejo’s prior attempt, in the 1860s, to sell off community...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... the title to their land and paid taxes, and when the state sold off any lands deemed vacant or unused. Not coincidentally, the Law would not be put into effect until after the 1880 National Convention when the Bolivian state, caught up in the War of the Pacific, sought to fill its empty coffers. But just...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... knowledge, credible rumor, and his reading of learned chroniclers. The city that emerges from his picaresque stories is inhabited by a remarkable cast, including warring parties of Basques and other Spanish immigrants; trapped Indian mineworkers rescued by a miraculous Virgin; an Indian social climber...