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Published: 29 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389064-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8906-4
... Bartolomé de Las Casas.” Estudios de Historia Novohispana 10 (1991): 45–107. Francis, J. Michael. Invading Colombia: Spanish Accounts of the Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada Expedition of Conquest. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2007. ed. “Descripción del Nuevo Reino de...
Published: 29 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389064-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8906-4
..., 240, 273n9 262n45; prospecting for hidden, 144, Jiménez de Quesada, Gonzalo, xxxii, 148; as reward, 160; rheumatism xxxvii, lx, 41, 50, 52, 201–2, 224, and, 69; in...
Published: 29 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389064-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8906-4
... are but a very few, such as that Araucano told of by Alonso de Ercilla11 who, before and after having his hands cut off by us Spaniards, promised great harm (telling them with great opprobrium) if they left him with life, as it so happened—something the commander should avoid, leaving without...
Published: 29 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389064-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8906-4
... proved dif- ficult to sustain, however, and even Jiménez de Quesada went on looking for El Dorado in old age.26 This was due largely to indigenous population decline, which quickly reduced tribute income and access to cheap labor, but also to the fact that the...
Published: 29 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389064-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8906-4
... translation of Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada and other conquistadors in Invading Columbia, 73–74. 9 Vija or bija: body paint; jagua: fruit of jachalí. 10 A reference to leaves of the Erythroxylum coca bush (var. novogranatense), a common Andean stimulant. 11 Alonso de Ercilla (1533–94...
Published: 29 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389064-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8906-4
... Cruz de la Sierra; its course runs only a little less. Another runs from the heights of this land, close to Tucumán, to the River Plate, not so large and in a different direction. There are also the valleys and plains of the coast...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373865-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7386-5
... who were part of the Jiménez de Quesada expedition against the Muiscas; and an extract from the 1991 Constitution recognizing the possibility of collective land titles for Afro-Colombians. Also translated here are a bill of sale for an enslaved African girl, descriptions of frontier zones, and texts...
Published: 06 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389613-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8961-3
... Fragile Coexistence. Proceedings of the Twenty-fourth Annual Conference of the Archaeologi- cal Association of the University of Calgary. Calgary: University of Calgary Archaeologi- cal Association, 1993. Jiménez de la Espada, Marcos, ed. Relaciones geográficas de Indias, Perú.3vols.Rev.ed...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397618-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9761-8
... Spanish priest and chronicler who came to the Indies around 1534. The exact date Castellanos arrived in the New World is unknown, but in 1536 he was among the men ac• companying Jimenez de Quesada in the conquest of the Nuevo Reino de Granada, a traumatic expedition in which more than 85 percent of...
Published: 20 February 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385219-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8521-9
... instrumentos de la música afrocubana, 2:302). Abakuá, música. Originating in the African region of the Calabar (Nigeria), Abakuá, or igo, groups arose in Cuba during the early part of the nine...
Published: 01 January 1998
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9635-2
... engravings ap• peared during a decade when photography and engraving were becoming increasingly commodified. Finally, Bingham's three expeditions - which took place in the decades immediately preceding television, Hollywood cinema, and the visualizing practices of what Guy Debord has called the...
Published: 20 July 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9442-6
... borders are changed, and the image of a guajira Havana multiplies, entering Cubans’ visual memory (for example, in Alberto Korda’s beautiful photo El Quijote de la farola [The streetlamp Quijote At the same time, the old symbols of republican power are resemanticized. If before presidents had...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-031
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
... politics emerged early during the Batista regime Its key protagonist was Fidel Castro, who captured the imagination of the Cuban public (but not yet the world outside Cuba) with a daring assault on the Mon- cada Barracks of the Cuban Army in Santiago de Cuba on  July The Moncada assault was...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-118
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
..., Christopher Columbus  The Devastation of the Indies, Bartolomé de Las Casas  Spanish Officials and Indigenous Resistance, Various Spanish Officials  A World Destroyed, Juan Pérez de la Riva  ‘‘Transculturation’’ and Cuba, Fernando Ortiz  Survival Stories, José Barreiro  II Sugar, Slavery, and...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
... Columbus ‘‘Discovers’’ Cuba, Christopher Columbus  The Devastation of the Indies, Bartolomé de Las Casas  Spanish Officials and Indigenous Resistance, Various Spanish Officials  A World Destroyed, Juan Pérez de la Riva  ‘‘Transculturation’’ and Cuba, Fernando Ortiz  Survival Stories, José...