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Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 05 September 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381105-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8110-5
Published: 29 June 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382393-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8239-3
Series: New Americanists
Published: 23 September 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382140-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8214-0
Series: Politics, History, and Culture
Published: 09 August 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388463-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8846-3
Published: 13 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388593-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8859-3
Series: Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 01 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059165-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5916-5
... This essay considers the life and work of Moses Williams (1777 – ca. 1825) within the historical context of the early republic, and by discussing the profile-making process itself, it attempts to answer important questions about how race and social status could be communicated within the limited...
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By Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw
Series: Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 01 March 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5916-5
... silhouettes Indigenous museums interracial early republic ...
Published: 08 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059301-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5930-1
... The wager of this chapter is that Thomas Paine’s cultural afterlife, especially in antebellum evangelical circles, as both an open atheist and, however contradictorily, a sneaking moral hypocrite can generatively recalibrate how scholars of the Early Republic define “religion” and help us...
Series: Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 01 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059165-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5916-5
... of this portrait for women's representation in an age of revolution. portraiture poetry slavery ekphrasis Revolutionary War This essay considers the life and work of Moses Williams (1777 – ca. 1825) within the historical context of the early republic, and by discussing the profile-making process...
Published: 08 March 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5930-1
...Fantasies of Realism The wager of this chapter is that Thomas Paine’s cultural afterlife, especially in antebellum evangelical circles, as both an open atheist and, however contradictorily, a sneaking moral hypocrite can generatively recalibrate how scholars of the Early Republic define...
Published: 05 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023807-021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2380-7
... Jacopo de Barbari’s View of Venice is rightfully celebrated as one of the most comprehensive representations of an early modern European city, and perhaps the most comprehensive. Yet the View offers more than a record of Venice’s urban environment. Rather, it serves as both a key record...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373872-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7387-2
... The chapter provides a detailed analysis of the formidable opposition mounted by Northern, Southern, and Middle Belt Christians against the expanded sharia policies of twelve Northern Muslim states that imposed unrestricted Islamic law in the early years of the Fourth Republic. The chapter also...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373735-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7373-5
... Following key military victories in the early 1820s, Simón Bolívar and many other founding fathers embarked on a nation-building process that had at its heart the goal of establishing a republic that could not only maintain its independence but also be welcome into the Euro-Atlantic community...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373766-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7376-6
..., and they placed the blame directly on Haiti. Even after the early rebellions were repressed, however, discontent simmered. Spanish authorities steadily replaced Dominican appointees, and reclassification in the military forced many Dominican officers and soldiers out of service. Furthermore, a whole range of new...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 29 August 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022978-026
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2297-8
...Trials of the Young Republic Napoleon’s invasion of Spain in 1807 and the toppling of the Bourbon monarchy removed the primary factor that had given legitimacy and cohesion to the Spanish colonial system—the Crown. The early nineteenth century in Mexico would be characterized by government...
Published: 26 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
...From Caliphate to Federal Republic Before the start of the colonial period, reciprocal gift giving was a central aspect of statecraft in the Sokoto caliphate. The reorganization of government institutions during the early colonial period criminalized well-established practices even while...
... wars of independence Simón Bolívar Alexandre Pétion Napoleon Spanish Caribbean Venezuela Jamaica Following key military victories in the early 1820s, Simón Bolívar and many other founding fathers embarked on a nation-building process that had at its heart the goal of establishing a republic...
Published: 05 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2380-7
....” Indeed, the city had no source of fresh water other than the rain from heaven or barges from the mainland. The Venetians learned early on how to capture this precious natural resource by devising an ingenious system of water recovery, with cisterns hidden beneath almost every campo, cloister...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
.... There he headed the defense of the city as it came under siege in 1781 and kept an informative and fairly sober diary of events. We include the diary’s opening and closing remarks, as well as the entry about one of his early sallies outside the city. His account reveals the violence deployed by both sides...
Published: 28 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376842-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7684-2