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Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395416-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9541-6
... The fundamental point of anchorage of power relationships, even if embodied and crystallized in an institution, is to be found outside the institution.— Michel Foucault, “The Subject and Power” ONE From the U.S.-Mexican War to...
Published: 02 December 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391968-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9196-8
... Mexican Peasants, a Foreign Chemist, and 2 the Mexican Father of the lPil Surely Alberto Moreno, a Veracruz store owner, must have been sur- prised. The balding gringo who stepped into his rural general store and asked Moreno where one could find...
Published: 14 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389873-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8987-3
...introduction Mexican and Mexican American Women’s Activism in ngos: Background on the Michoacán and El Paso/Ciudad Juárez Communities Some time ago a friend told me about an exchange she had witnessed at a women’s forum in El Salvador. The meeting brought together women from di...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395416-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9541-6
... Mexican Citizenship, 1910–1920 Surgeon John Hamilton of the usphs left Laredo to inquire into a seemingly invisible smallpox outbreak around Rio Grande City. His superior, Surgeon General Rupert Blue, ordered him south to Starr County because Texas Rep- resentative John Garner demanded to...
Published: 01 January 2001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9642-0
Published: 11 June 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382355-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8235-5
... Jose E. Limon Dancing with the Devil: Society, Gender, and the Political Unconscious in Mexican-American South Texas "iEs puro pedo de viejas!" ("It's all women's crap!) Mendieta told me as we sat at the bar in the mostly empty dance hall on a Monday...
Published: 01 May 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394105-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9410-5
... 4 , imagining The naTion and forging The STaTe Mexican Nationalist Imagery—1810–1860 n 1836, José Maria Luis Mora, a lawyer and liberal writer, wrote, “In the cur- rent state of...
Published: 23 May 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394259-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9425-9
... introduction The Mexican Diaspora in the United States I began this project critical of theories of the underclass that flourished in the 1990s and are still evident today, even in popular culture...
Published: 30 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392286-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9228-6
... CONCLUSION Picturing Mexican Catholicism Recovering the history of Nicha and her visions took shape amidst dusty boxes and loose papers at Oaxaca’s archdioc- esan archive. First, I plunged in to the 1908 parish question- naires and what...
Published: 22 May 1998
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8248-5
... I Popular Nationalism and Anti-Imperialism in the Mexican Countryside ALAN KNIGHT The United States andthe Mexican Peasantry, circa I88o-I940 While there have been many studies ofU.S.-Mexican relations during the period 1880-1940 and, especially in recent years...
Published: 22 May 1998
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8248-5
... .. Class, Ethnicity, andSpace in Mexican RuralRevolts JANE-DALE LLOYD Rancheros and Rebellion: The Case ofNorthwestern Chihuahua, 19°5-19°9 This essay analyzes the sociopolitical consequences ofthe 1905 law for the surveying, expropriation, and sale ofmunicipal land...
Published: 22 May 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382485-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8248-5
... I Popular Nationalism and Anti-Imperialism in the Mexican Countryside ALAN KNIGHT The United States andthe Mexican Peasantry, circa I88o-I940 While there have been many studies ofU.S.-Mexican relations during the period 1880-1940 and, especially in recent years, many...
Published: 22 May 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382485-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8248-5
...JOHN H. COATSWORTH Measuring Influence: The United States and the Mexican Peasantry In this chapter I argue that the United States exerted enormous casual influence on the outbreak, development, immediate outcome, and long• term consequences of the Mexican Revolution. I do so by...
Published: 22 May 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382485-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8248-5
...JOHN MASON HART Social Unrest, Nationalism, andAmerican Capital in the Mexican Countryside, I876-I920 During the Mexican Revolution of1910, peasant and local elites, indepen• dent of outside control, erupted in violence across the countryside. They rose up against the...
Published: 27 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388029-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8802-9
... ≥ Mexican Cochineal and the European Demand for American Dyes, 1550–1850 Carlos Marichal in the mid-1520s, shortly after the...
Published: 03 April 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387619-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8761-9
...2 INVERTING RACIAL LOGIC How Public Health Discourse and Standards Racialized the Meanings of Japanese and Mexican in Los Angeles, 1910–1924 Natalia Molina In the late nineteenth century and the early twentieth, the health inspectors on Ellis...
Published: 27 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387091-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8709-1
... CHAPTER THREE LOCATING A MEXICAN CHICAGO IN THE SPACE OF THE U.S. NATION-STATE A place on the map is also a place in history. —Adrienne Rich, ‘‘Notes toward a Politics of Location’’ How many maps...
Published: 27 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387091-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8709-1
... CHAPTER SIX THE LEGAL PRODUCTION OF MEXICAN/ MIGRANT ‘‘ILLEGALITY’’ History, as Lefebvre suggests, is made in the present, and this is so in a double sense. On the one hand, we are historical actors inescapably engaged in the...
Published: 27 December 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387350-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8735-0
... ONE ‘‘A Right to Struggle Revolutionary Citizenship and the Birth of Mexican Feminism B The guns of the Mexican revolution had not yet fallen silent when...
Published: 21 June 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8336-9
... II The Post-Mexican Condition The Malinche’s Revenge: Toward a Postnational Identity After a few decades of nationalist delirium, the time has come for the great opening to the outside world. Since the beginning of the eighties there have been signs that Mexico is no...